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Pitta Dosha Explained – The Productive Perfectionist

By | Asana, Ayurveda, Food, HappyFood, Healthy, Mindfulness, Vegan, Wellbeing, Yoga

Pitta Dosha Explained The Productive Perfectionist What is the Pitta Dosha? We’ve already explored what it means to be aware of our ayurvedic dosha type, why it’s important for us to remain balanced, and also taken a look at the Vata dosha type in detail. If you’ve taken the tests you might now be aware if you’re Vata, Pitta, or Kapha. If not, you can find out here. This week we’re exploring the Pitta dosha! Pitta Dosha Attributes Pitta dosha…

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YogaHub Teachers’ Favourite Tunes To Yoga To: Part IV

By | Dublin, Ireland, Mindfulness, Motivational, Music, Rachelle Hicks, Students, Teachers, Yoga, YogaHub

It’s been a while since we shared some of our favourite songs to yoga to. Check out our new list on our YogaHub Spotify account! YH Teacher Tunes IV Barbara – “Baba Hanuman” by Shantala Brian – “I Didn’t Mean To Hurt You” by Spiritualized Brian Malone – “Blue Sky” by Gyvus Casey – “Makambo” by Geoffry Oryema Rachelle – “Bo’ee” by The Idan Raichel Project Sinead – “Human” by Rag’n’Bone Man Sylvia – “Sarvesham” by Jack Harrison

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vata dosha

Vata Dosha Explained – The Anxious Creative

By | Ayurveda, Food, Healthy, Yoga

Vata Dosha Explained The Anxious Creative What is the Vata dosha? Our last post explained what it means to be aware of our ayurvedic dosha type, and why it’s important for us to remain balanced. If you’ve taken the tests you might now be aware if you’re Vata, Pitta, or Kapha type. If not, you can find out here. This week we’re exploring what it means to be a Vata-dominant type!   Vata Dosha Attributes Those with a dominant Vata…

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5 Yoga Poses To Practice Off The Mat

By | Dublin, Ireland, Meditation, Mindfulness, Motivational, Rachelle Hicks, Wellbeing, Yoga, YogaHub

You may have heard your yoga teacher allude to the idea of how your practice can translate off the mat, in your daily life. Whether it’s through meditation, breathing, an asana, or a yogic yama or niyama, there are many ways this can happen. Here are a few examples of how some of your most practiced asanas can translate off the mat: Tadasana: Mountain Pose This pose may seem like you’re not doing much, but it’s actually one of the…

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YogaHub Teacher Spotlight: Julie B

By | Dublin, Ireland, Mindfulness, Motivational, Rachelle Hicks, Teachers, Workshops, Yoga, YogaHub

www.JulieBYoga.com My Yoga story I reluctantly stepped onto a yoga mat for the first time 10 years ago. At the time I didn’t really know much about yoga. From what I did know, I had a feeling it wouldn’t be for me. I don’t often admit it, but this is one time I am very happy to say–I was very wrong. From that first yoga class I knew yoga was something that would be a huge part of my life….

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doshas ayurveda

What Are the Doshas, and Why Are They Important?

By | Ayurveda, Dublin, Food, Healthy, Meditation, Wellbeing, Yoga, YogaHub

What Are the Doshas?? Some of us may have a vague inclination as to what the 3 doshas are, however it’s rare we get the opportunity to delve deeper into our individual constitution. In this series of blog posts we hope to help you understand further what it means to be a Vata, Pitta, or Kapha type, and also what this means in terms of your daily habits, tendencies, and unique composition. The Doshas and Ayurveda Ayurvedic medicine holds that…

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The Art Of Gratitude

By | Dublin, Ireland, Mindfulness, Motivational, Rachelle Hicks, Wellbeing, Yoga, YogaHub

“Gratitude is a key for welcoming more of what you love in life.” This was said by a man named Benjamin Hjertefølger (surname translated in English as “Heartfollower”). Benjamin and his family live in an eco-house that they constructed themselves in Northern Norway. Their way of life is simple and pleasant. They grow their own food, are given energy from the sun, and live on a daily dose of curiosity and laughter. Many people may look at the Heartfollower family…

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The Importance of Counterposes in Yoga

By | Dublin, Motivational, Teachers, Wellbeing, Yoga, YogaHub

One important aspect of yoga that is a rarely explained yet consistent feature of any class is the correct sequencing of counterposes. Used to neutralize the effects of certain strenuous (and some not so strenuous!) or deeply-held asanas, counterposes are vital to ensure we not only receive maximum pranic (energetic) benefits from our practice, but also to physically balance out our muscles, tissues and joints to avoid over-extension and return our bodies back to their natural state. Counterposes in Yoga …

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5 Benefits Of Being Upside-Down

By | Asana, Dublin, Ireland, Motivational, Rachelle Hicks, Wellbeing, Workshops, Yoga, YogaHub

There are many times in yoga that you might find yourself upside-down. Whether it’s a forward fold, a handstand, head stand, or even downward dog, they all different ways of doing what’s called an inversion. A yoga inversion is basically any variation of a pose in which your upper body is either completely upside down or about 45 degrees upside down (like in downward dog). There are many things we all experience when doing inversions. It might feel like all…

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YogaHub Teacher Spotlight: Chris Flack

By | Dublin, Ireland, Meditation, Mindfulness, Motivational, Rachelle Hicks, Teachers, Wellbeing, Workshops, Yoga, YogaHub

All of us at YogaHub are very excited to announce the new YogaHub Teacher Spotlights on our blog. Every 3-4 weeks, we’ll tell the story of one of our beautiful instructors. Enjoy!   Chris Flack tells us about his yoga journey by breaking down his experience with meditation, and offers helpful meditation tips! www.UnPlug.ie I meditate 24×7. I, am a legend. …I don’t and, I’m not. Although when I started meditating I’m pretty sure that was my goal. On a yoga…

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