Forget learning how to live, here are the three ways to die…

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I was watching a beautiful film lately: On Yoga, The Architecture Of Peace, which is an exquisitely shot exploration into this sacred practice that has come to mean so many different things for so many of us. One of the themes … Continue reading

Is kundalini yoga safe for pregnancy? Absolutely! Here are some guidelines…

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I always do a happy dance when a student tells me she’s pregnant – it means there’s an extra-special shining little presence in the group, and the baby will receive all the healing benefits of the kundalini yoga practice. Meditations after the … Continue reading

The essential ‘alternative’ kundalini yoga booklist

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My adoration for the original Aquarian Teacher’s Manual is no secret. This relic from Yogi Bhajan and his team is a jewel-crammed mine of information on kundalini yoga and its associated lifestyle teachings. I return to it over and over again, … Continue reading

How to meet your partner’s needs through the chakras

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Karta Singh once gave us a fascinating summary of our relationship needs as women and men according to our chakras. I’ve never found one that’s as comprehensive, so I wanted to share it. I’ve transcribed my notes exactly here…  MULADHARA … Continue reading

Feeling dipped in autumnal blues? Try these 6 Ayurvedic remedies for rejuvenation

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In autumn, the air tattva (element) is strong. It’s dry, windy and cold. And when the air tattva out balances the others, we are prone to feeling unstable, uncentred,  unfocused and chilly. Add to the mix a pinch of stress and we dry … Continue reading