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A Surrender Experiment

It‘s been a year since my move to Germany, back to my ancestral land in Bavaria. Murnau isn‘t my birth place but my Dad has

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Detoxification of the soul

Everything in nature is about digestion.  We eat and drink, our bodies process and absorb the nutrients and eliminate the waste.  Waste, in it’s natural

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A hero’s journey

What does sleeping beauty have to do with Yoga? A lot actually.  Our old fairy tales describe perfectly the journey of the soul toward enlightenment. 

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Good or bad Karma?

There is an old story I used to tell my Yoga kids. I don’t remember where I heard it first or what it’s origins are

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The story of Saturn

It’s been one moon cycle since I’ve left Ireland and crossed the ocean of potentiality 😉  The moon is full again today, once around the

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The other 90%

AYURVEDA AND THE MICROBIOME About 90% of the cells inside our body are from non-human micro organisms. Only 10% are human.  About 99.5% of the

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The power of fault

Yesterday, I was watching an old documentary about Bob Fosse. He was an outstandingly amazing choreographer and dancer in the 50’s, 60’s and 70’s and

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Interview with David Collins

Today I’ve had a chat with my teacher, David Collins, of Ashtanga Yoga Dublin (www.ashtanga.ie). Although I haven’t attended many classes with them (David and his

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Chai and Cinnamon Stars

Every friday, after the 10am class, and after every Yin Yoga class, we sit for a precious little while and share some Chai. And each

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Enjoying food the ayurvedic way

According to Ayurveda, there is no disease without Ama.  Ama is the sanskrit term for leftover, undigested, or undigestable material that accumulates in the body

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About Ayurveda..

Introduction to the principles of Ayurveda Ayurveda (“Knowledge/Science of Life”) is an ancient practice of holistic medicine already mentioned in the oldest of the vedas.

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Yoga and Weight loss

Does Yoga help me loose weight? This is a question that sometimes comes up and the answer is clear, but not straightforward. So I thought

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What makes a true Yoga practice?

Yoga Sutra of the month Samadhi Pada 1.12 ABHYASA VAIRAGYABHYAM TANNIRODHAH (the restriction (of the fluctuations of the mind) is achieved through practice and dispassion.

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Greed and the Heroin Addict

Yoga Sutra of the month 2.39 APARIGRAHA STAIRYE JANMA KATHAMTA SAMBODHA “When steadied in greedlessness (he secures) knowledge of the wherefore of (his) birth(s).” (Translation

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Dualism vs Non Dualism

Dualism vs NonDualism Indian philosophies and it’s six points of view (darshana) vary slightly in many ways, as this knowledge was collected from different sources

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Yoga and Vegetarianism

YOGA AND VEGETARIANISM I have been asked questions about vegetarianism in relation to yoga by a few people now, so I will try, in my

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