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Diary of Lazy Ashtangi and Why I Do Not Encourage Practicing Yoga with a Video.

Yep, that’s me ↑ in Petri Räisänen’s Led Class in Purple Valley, Goa, India in February 2010. As I sit down and finally have time to write my next blog, I realise a month has passed since my last diary … Continue reading

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Diary of a Lazy Ashtangi – Week 9, 10 and an Epiphany

“Water does not resist. Water flows. When you plunge your hand into it, all you feel is a caress. Water is not a solid wall, it will not stop you. But water always goes where it wants to go, and … Continue reading

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Diary of a Lazy Ashtangi – Week 7, 8 and some of the Yamas & Niyamas

“Seeking out people and experiences we would normally avoid provides a fertile place to learn new things about ourselves and about life.” ― Deborah Adele, The Yamas & Niyamas: Exploring Yoga’s Ethical Practice Sunday 23 October No luck this first … Continue reading

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Diary of a Lazy Ashtangi – Week 6

In many styles of yoga, full and new moon are seen as the perfect time to practice yoga. The planets are impeccably aligned, there is a peak of energy or it is the ideal moment to self-reflect and set new … Continue reading

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Diary of a Lazy Ashtangi – Week 3

“These days we spend more time taking selfies than learning about the self.” ― Joseph Rain. I took these selfies last week. Just to make a point, which is that yoga selfies REALLY annoy me. One cannot possibly take selfies … Continue reading

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Diary of a Lazy Ashtangi – Week 2

“I swing between procrastination and being really thorough so either way things aren’t getting done quickly.” – Freema Agyeman. Sunday 18 September – 9.00 am Unsure of how my practice is going to unfold after three days of rest, I … Continue reading

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Diary of a Lazy Ashtangi – Week 1

Sunday 11 September 2016 – 10.00 am After three months of practically no alcohol, meat nor dairy and lots of local, fresh Asian food, I am back home and have some catching up to do. After a Saturday with meat … Continue reading

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