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Yoga Teacher, Ilana Kateb, sheds light on the first limb of Yoga

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The World of Yoga Beyond Asana For many people today, the word ‘yoga’ conjures up images of lycra-clad students in an exercise class bending themselves into seemingly impossible shapes. While there are many physical and mental benefits to stretching, balancing, strength building and breathing mindfully, this represents just one small part of the vast world of yoga.   The word yoga, meaning to “yoke” or “unite”, first surfaced in around 1500 BC in India. Over the next few thousand years, many classic yogic texts were written, describing various philosophical approaches to living that lead to freedom from suffering. One of…

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Teacher of the Month: Ilana Kateb

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Welcome to my very first blog and thank you for taking the time to read this and get to know me a little better! I first came here as a student and immediately fell in love with this beautiful calm space, with a lovely friendly community of teachers and students.   Although I’m originally from London, I moved down to Brighton a couple of years ago and I’m so glad to be able to call this vibrant (and slightly wacky!) city of ours my home. There’s nothing better than living by the seaside, going walking in the South Downs, and all the opportunities to practice yoga…

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Ellie’s Top 10 Feel Good Products!

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If you read my previous article and you found the tips helpful then you must be feeling better already! In this article I will share with you my top products that I use in my daily life. I love them because simply: they make me feel good, my skin glow(ier), my hair shinier and my nails stronger. So of course, I highly recommend you trying some of these if you want to get more glow and sparkle in your life. And, who doesn’t want that?   Origins – Drink Up I have dry skin so I love this rich hydrating overnight…

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Moving Stretch what is it?

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First of all let us take a look at what Moving Stretch actually is – Moving Stretch is a form of resistance stretching which is unique, differing from other stretching techniques, as we concentrate on the actual movement of the stretch while engaging the muscle throughout the whole range of motion. By resisting against the stretch we are not only engaging the muscle, we are also engaging the fascia. Fascia is the dense connective tissue that runs throughout our body making us the shape in which we are. Ideally the fibres in the fascia should be aligned but these fibres…

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Get your honey fix with these tasty recipes

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As we approach hay fever season it’s a good idea to try fight off the symptoms with the age old solution of honey. Particularly beneficial is a local honey so go check out your local grocery store for a honey from your nearby bee keeper. The following recipes can be integrated into your weekly recipes but for a daily honey intake try to get into a routine of having honey, lemon and ginger water when you wake each morning. Nutty fruit smoothie 120ml water 60g soya yoghurt 75g raspberries 1/4 medium banana 2tbsp walnuts 1tbsp blanched almonds 1tbsp honey ice cubes Blend…

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Aid the flow of Letting go from Pratiti at In Natura Theraputics

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The magic of Autumn is powerfully present in the exquisite shades of earthly colours angling in the beautiful sunlight that starts to shy away. The Earth is on its progress to gathering what is left from summer time, harvesting the fruits that had been ripening and letting go of everything else which is unnecessary in order to rest in winter and renew itself in spring. In Chinese medicine, the notion of inter connectivity between humans and nature is the foundation for its success and endurance as a healing art for over 5000 years. There are strong correspondences within the human…

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Weight Loss Eating Psychology Workshop

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Weight Loss Eating Psychology Yoga Workshop Sue Bradley is a certified Eating Psychology Coach and Yoga teacher. This workshop premiered at the Brighton Yoga Festival in July Eating Psychology begins where nutrition ends – nutritionists tell you WHAT to eat; I am more interested in HOW you eat and WHO you are as an eater. Come to this workshop if you have been dieting for many years unsuccessfully and want to try a new approach to weight loss, have IBS or other digestive issue, are an emotional or a binge eater, or if you are simply interested in eating in…

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Open Day *FREE* Yoga, meditation and treatments at Studio iO, Brighton

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In the final week leading up to the Brighton Yoga festival get your final fix of free yoga tasters and some wonderful treatments in the cosy and beautiful Studio iO. Just nestled between London Road and The level this little gem is a peaceful haven where you can really unwind and explore a variety of yoga styles on the day. From Restorative Yoga to more upbeat and challenging TRX Yoga with Holly Cooper Yoga. We’ve got something for you all whether a complete newbie or a long practicing yogi. You’ll feel pampered and revitalised at this space which is fully…

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iRest Yoga Nidra with Paul Collins

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Deep rest, relaxation and self enquiry with iRest Yoga Nidra. After the success of our one day taster in Winter Paul Collins is returning with a 3 part iRest Yoga nidra course spread over 3 months, 1 Saturday morning 10:00am -1:00pm a month. iRest Yoga nidra is based on the ancient teachings of meditation, it’s an evidenced-based transformative practice that leads to psychological, physical & spiritual healing & well-being. It’s practice is integrative as it heals the various unresolved issues & traumas that are present in your body & mind, & restorative as it enables you to recognise your innate…

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