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NEW MOON IN VIRGO

The soul‘s desire is coming together with our ability to manifest in the world. But first, we must plan for our new beginnings.

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Full moon in Purva Bhadrapada

This current moon‘s journey began in Magha Nakshatra, the Nakshatra of our ancestors. Since then, its themes have been building up, bringing the blessings (or sometimes curses) of our ancestors. Its message was to let go. Now, this message is coming to a peak. 

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Dark Night of the soul

The dark night of the soul is not a simple depression. It is a mystical experience, a call to begin the journey of the soul.

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Full moon and the mind

Today is full moon and there is a recommendation in the world of Yoga, particular the system of Ashtanga, not to practice on that day

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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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