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Free Pilates Beginner Workouts

Free Pilates Beginner Workouts

This post is all about getting you to move! Here below you will find some of my free videos that I recorded while giving my weekly online classes. These classes are suitable for beginners. Please subscribe to my YouTube channel or share this post to help me keep adding these free videos for you! Please note, if you have any…

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What is Slow Food?

What is Slow Food?

I first discovered the slow food movement when I was in Italy on holidays some years ago with an Italian couple. We were in Puglia and I could see everywhere, in most of the restaurants, the concept of Slow Food brought to the table. In the menu, outside the restaurant, even in the walls, posters that would mention that in…

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Second Limb of Yoga Explained: The 5 Niyamas

Second Limb of Yoga Explained: The 5 Niyamas

As described in our previous post, the Niyamas are part of the Eight limbs of Yoga, according to ‘The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali’. The Niyamas can be translated as the observances, and these are, along with the Yamas, the moral ‘guidelines’ that help us move towards a more authentic self. Niyamas are more related to how we conduct ourselves. Niyamas…

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First Limb of Yoga Explained: The 5 Yamas

First Limb of Yoga Explained: The 5 Yamas

As described in our previous post, the Yamas are part of the Eight limbs of Yoga, as described in the amazing book: the Yogas Sutras of Patanjali Yama is the translation to restraint, meaning moral disciplines that according to Patanjali are universal. It is the first limb as it is a really important one. It is not easy to be…

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What are the Eight Limbs of Yoga?

What are the Eight Limbs of Yoga?

If you attend Yoga classes, you might have heard the teacher making reference to different concepts such as Yamas, Niyamas, Sutras, etc. Yoga teachers and students that are interested in Yoga philosophy love to quote these concepts throughout a class. But why is that? Are they important for our Yoga practise? YES! Not only for our physical practise but also…

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