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Ganesh with rainbows (photo by Gawain Jones)

News from the Centre (September 2016)

Hello everyone, What a full wonder-filled summer! So much happens at the Centre in the summer months: the Yoga Service and Study program, Yoga Teacher training and the Annual Community Yoga Retreat – and many, many wonderful, inspiring people. This year’s retreat reminded me of retreats of years ago, largely because there were so many […]

Whatever is happening is our practice

Whatever is happening is our practice

Have you ever attended a workshop or retreat and been inspired to rededicate yourself to your sadhana practice? You go home with plans to set up a peaceful meditation space, with a comfortable cushion to sit on, perhaps with images of gods and goddesses or a simple yet elegant arrangement of flowers. So peaceful…. In […]

Asana of the Month: Ardha Surya Namaskar – Half Sun Salutation

Asana of the Month: Ardha Surya Namaskar – Half Sun Salutation

Ardha Surya Namaskar, also known as Half Sun Salutation, is a simple yet foundational sequence consisting of two poses that can easily become overshadowed in our asana practice. Tadasana, known as Mountain Pose, means just that, mountain, and is the first pose of this sequence. Tadasana flows into Uttanasana, which is also referred to as […]

Life as a Summer Karma Yogi

Life as a Summer Karma Yogi

Spiritual community provides support for learning, developing a daily spiritual practice and the opportunity to live and work with others. The YSSI (yoga service and study immersion) participants live at the Centre for three months in the summer, immersing themselves in a yogic lifestyle. During this time they work, study, practice, and learn about yoga, […]

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