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Eight Limbs of Yoga

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What makes yoga, Yoga?

Have you ever wondered why yoga works and what really goes on in a yoga class that leaves you feeling lighter and brighter?

As you are probably already aware Yoga is a philosophy and as with any type of teaching there is a guide thanks to Patanjali. Continue Reading →

Discovering Yoga

Gentle Spirit Yoga ~ Discovering Yoga

 Discovering Yoga ~ A  personal journey of self discovery to something more

Did you ever think that there had to be something more? That you are here for a purpose? Have you ever felt an empty void inside that doesn’t ever seem to fill no matter how much you try? Well that is how I have felt as long as I can remember. Always searching but never finding. Always seeking on a worldly scale for that unattainable approval and acceptance.  Continue Reading →

Balancing Your Chakras

Balancing Your Chakras the Seven Major Chakras

Seven Major Chakras:  Image mbg

When I think about the Chakras I envision a blaze of colour that arches across the sky just after cleansing rain as the sun peeks through the clouds to form the perfect rainbow. It’s almost like its Mother Natures way of bringing about balance after the storm.  Continue Reading →

Walking Meditation

Gentle Spirit Yoga ~ Walking Meditation

Spring is a wonderful time of year to awaken all the senses and what better way than with a walking meditation. I personally love walking meditations as it is a great way to ground you and to reconnect.  Continue Reading →

Yoga and the Breath

Gentle Spirit Yoga ~ Yoga and the breath

Our breath is a really important part of our Yoga practice. Our breath is our connection to life. We breathe or we die, it is as simple as that. Our breath is what feeds, nourishes and sustains us.  Continue Reading →

Celebrating Gratitude

Gentle Spirit Yoga ~ celebrating gratitude

I have been thinking about celebrating gratitude can be so important in our day to day. I know from my own experiences that being in a state of gratitude is not always easy. Especially when things don’t always go as I hoped or planned.  Continue Reading →