YogaHub Teachers’ Favourite Tunes To Yoga To: Part VI

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Listen to our new YogaHub teachers’ tunes on Spotify! Aishling – “Song On The Wind” Dub Sutra Brian McVeigh – “Where Is My Mind” Maxence Cyrin Chris – “Are ‘Friends’ Electric?” Groove Armada Eimear – “LA1” Moby Grace – “Baba Hanuman” Shantala Izzy – “Two Thousand And Seventeen” Four Tet Jill – “Hope Valley Hill” Helios Lee – “This Is The Walk” David O’Dowda Lisa – “Then The Quiet Explosion” Hammock Mandelei – “Natural Cause” Emancipator Rachelle – “Litmus” Howling…

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5 reasons to start practicing lunchtime yoga

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Lots of us have  a regular morning or evening yoga practice – but have you tried squeezing some into your afternoon, too? There are lots of reasons to try out practicing yoga on your lunchbreak – and here are our top 5 : The weather doesn’t matter! It’s always nice to stretch our legs and get some fresh air on our break, but in Ireland the weather doesn’t always make that too appealing. Luckily, yoga is an awesome way to…

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Why do we always roll over to the right after Savasana?

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Why do we always roll over to the right after Savasana? Personally, I have always wondered this, and thought that it was just the teacher’s preference of side. But there is much more to it. There’s two reasons, one is simply because it takes pressure off your heart. The other, is a lot more interesting. It is connected to our Nadis. Wait, what are Nadis?! Well put simply, Nadis are a network of subtle energy channels which your prana or…

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3 Ways To Be More Mindful On Your Mat

By | Asana, Dublin, Ireland, Meditation, Mental Health, Mindfulness, Motivational, Pranayama, Rachelle Hicks, Wellbeing, YogaHub | No Comments

Release expectation. One of the best things about yoga is that there are no goals. I know, this might sound like a crazy concept, but it’s true! There is actually no need to ever have a goal in your yoga practice. You can, if you find it beneficial, but the whole point of yoga is to be aware. Being aware can happen at any level, on any day, during any kind of practice. Being aware and being compassionate with yourself,…

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Why do we set an intention at the beginning of a yoga class?

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Let me set the scene for you. You’re sitting in a comfortable cross-legged seat. Your eyes are closed. There’s some kind of nice-smelling essential oil burning, and soft music playing. You’ve had a long, hard day and you’re ready to move dat body. But before the movement begins, your yoga teacher encourages you to set an intention to carry with you for your yoga practice. Aaaand your mind goes blank. If you’ve ever had that experience in a yoga class,…

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10 Yoga Quotes To Start 2018

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”Yoga is the perfect opportunity to be curious about who you are.”  ~ Jason Crandell “Yoga takes you into the present moment, the only place where life exists.” ~ Unknown ‎”Be at least as interested in what goes on inside you as what happens outside. If you get the inside right, the outside will fall into place.” ~ Eckhart Tolle “Yoga is not just repetition of a few postures — it is more about the exploration and discovery of the…

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2018 – The Year Of Your Spiritual Awakening

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On the last day of 2017, I read that 2018 is the year of spiritual awakening and transformation for many people. It’s an exciting time and we want to help you through it, so below we have listed some of the most common signs that deep transformation and spiritual awakening is happening in your life. Your Belief Systems Have Evolved This has happened for me, especially through practicing yoga and meditation daily. Yoga and meditation can be huge stepping stones…

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5 ways to ring in the New Year in true yogi style.

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1. Have a different kind of NYE party. Instead of strapping on those sparkly shoes and braving the city on New Year’s Eve, why not take some time to slow down? Invite loved ones to your home, and start the New Year with intention. You could share something about this year that you’re grateful for, and something that you’re hopeful next year will bring. You could even do a group meditation/chanting, or even some yoga if your friends are into…

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4 Yoga Intentions For The New Year

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1 – Be Kind. In the yogic tradition, being kind (a.k.a. ahimsa) is the first of the cardinal virtues. Being kind is something that we often think we understand, but it can be easily missed in practice. For instance, being kind isn’t just about being nice to other people. It’s about being nice to ourselves. How often do we give ourselves a much harder time than we’d give others? This year, make a point to be loving and understanding in…

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