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Pratyahara practices lead to a profound state of relaxation, expanded self-awareness, and inner stability. They help us master both the body and the mind. Instead of deciding what to pay attention to and then executing that decision, the undisciplined m
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Pranayama. Pratyahara. Dharana. Dyana. Karma. Chakras. My brain feels as if its about to explode from my attempts to understand these concepts intellectually. I’m grateful that Master Paalu recognised a pattern in my behaviour, and that is, to over-anal
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  One of the Five Principles of Yoga is Pranayama that means the control of vital energy. Pranayama controls the energy in us, to restore and maintain health and to promote evolution.Dharana is focusing thought in one place ,which is concentration.Dy
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BHRAMARI PRANAYAMA – HUMMING BEE BREATH Bhramari = Hindu Goddess of bees The practice of this pranayama is called that of a humming bee because the sound of a bee is reproduced during the breathing to enhance inside focus and concentration. As you g
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Pranayama is the expansion of our vital energy, prana and practice of controlling our breath. It helps to avoid confusion of our identity and role in life. As pranayama changes our pattern of breathing, it will also change our pattern of thinking. This is
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Sirsana is symbolic of my TTC journey, and thus the asana of choice for my post. I came to the TTC not even knowing what the dolphin pose was, let alone having attempted a headstand. Naturally, I struggled to even kick my legs up to the wall on my first a
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“Don’t waste time on people who are not worthy of it.” This advice has been circulating in my world for the past few years, and I have often fallen back on it as an excuse to escape from having to deal with emotions. A classmate shared
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SATYA – living the truth. I’ve learnt a good few lessons from this little girl (possibly because she has all the best bits of her father’s spirit). This is Tara. Tara is the only true Paddy in our family (being the only one actually born in Irel
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PRATYAHARA Draw inwards, look inside of yourself, to identify the patterns of your life. I’m an identical twin. It’s shaped my life, from before I was even born, and my sister is my total soulmate, my best friend, and the person I always turn to befor