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GENERATION ANXIETY?

BY ANNA JONES   We are an anxious nation, an anxious world.   The Mental Health Foundation[1] reports that mental health problems including anxiety are […]

Led second virgin

By Kathryn Duckenfield   As soon as it was over I phoned my teacher and shouted “I made it through, I did it”! One definition […]

A touch of Miami in Brighton

  A Touch of Miami in Brighton By Sarah Miles   If you get a chance to go to a workshop with Tim Feldmann, don’t […]

Authentic Yoga?

Goat yoga is a thing. Look it up. Modern Farmer magazine describes it as yoga…with goats! Is goat yoga ‘authentic yoga’? It’s unlikely, but London […]

Beyond Politics

  The world news is full of dark stories and fears for a dystopian future. How can we respond when we feel real fear about […]

Mysore Thoughts By Sarah Miles

When you are in Mysore you have plenty of time for your thoughts. Completely emerged in a yogic rhythm of life, the responsibilities you have […]

Hamish Hendry Workshop Review

I woke up this morning filled with the enthusiasm and anticipation that comes with having the opportunity to attend a yoga workshop, and I couldn’t […]

Are we paying attention?

Are we paying attention? By Anna Jones In describing the Astanga method, we teach our students about Tristhana, the three places of attention: posture, breathing […]

Pushpam Issue two – Book review

Review of Pushpam issue two By Clara Murphy     “‘Pushpam’ means ‘flower’ in Sanskrit. In India, a flower is used in ceremonies as an […]

Niyamas – Santosha

Santosha is the second of the Niyamas of Patanjali’s Eight Limbs of Yoga. It is often translated as ‘contentment’; the feeling of being at ease […]

Ayurvedic Einstein

The literal translation to Ayurveda is ‘the science of life’ or ‘the knowledge living’, or ‘the art of longevity’ the essence that makes life worth […]

Team Petri & Wambui

We ran a weekend of workshops with Petri and Wambui Räisänen in Brighton. Here are personal accounts from Sarah and Kathryn about the weekend, and some […]

Saucha: ‘Purification’

Saucha: ‘Purification’ (One of the Niyamas) So, over the last year we have been looking at the Yamas, which are all about moral codes of […]

Aparigraha – non attachment

Aparigraha: Non-greed, non-possessiveness or non-attachment   Spring is around the corner, the season for change and renewal, and I am embracing Aparigraha wholeheartedly as we […]

Asteya : Non-stealing

As we approach Christmas and continue to work our way through the Yamas, we hit upon Asteya – ‘Non-stealing’, which seems very timely for the […]

Thank you to you, our students

As 2015 draws to a close, at Yoga Base Brighton we are grateful for many things – here are just a few: • The dedication […]

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