Yoga and Yoga Therapy for Well Being

Minded Yoga Winchester

NEW YOGA POSTURE FLOW FOR OUR CLASSES

I have always felt and was myself taught the idea that practicing the same yoga asanas each day allows our mind to be free to “observe” rather than get caught up in the postures.   However, having said this, after many years of following pretty much the same flow of postures in our sessions I have Continue reading »

ARE YOU STEALING FROM YOURSELF?? THE THIRD YAMA, ASTEYA

The Yoga Sutras were delineated by Patanjali in the Eight Limbs of Yoga. These precepts were and are intended as guidelines to leading a life with meaning and purpose, a kind of map for seekers of greater happiness and spiritual fulfilment. The Yamas are the first limb and they are seen as universal  ethical observances, Continue reading »

THE EIGHT PATHS OF YOGA – AHIMSA

After a break from the Eight Paths of Yoga I thought I would return to its teachings this week.  Each time we visit these paths we will see, hear and learn from them differently and find something new to help us grow as individuals. Traditionally when yoga was taught there were several steps of learning Continue reading »

Between stimulus and response there is a space

Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.                                     Viktor E. Frankl I spent last weekend on retreat in the outstandingly beautiful area of Dartmoor.  It is the most inspirational and natural place to be with Continue reading »

CONTEMPLATIONS ON BIRTH …. with yoga in mind!

As many of you know I have been expecting the birth of my new grandson for a while and to the delight of the whole family he has now arrived in beautiful and perfect condition …. Bringing us peace, wonderment and joy!  Watching him during his first few days on this earth and seeing that, Continue reading »