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Yoga Festival in Brighton!

Yes we can confirm that the first-ever Yoga Festival in Brighton will be held on Saturday 26th July at St Georges Church in Kemptown. Here is a link to the website: http://www.brightonyogafestival.org/ Davy & Janaki have been instrumental in setting…

Scientists close to “proving” benefits of meditation and yoga

Interesting new article here: http://www.business-standard.com/article/international/harvard-yoga-scientists-find-proof-of-meditation-benefit-113112300023_1.html The article claims that scientists are now close to proving that meditation and yoga directly affects the genes and brain activity. This seems likely to clinch the arguments made for a long time by meditation…

New videos – Davy & Janaki doing Sun Salutations

We have posted three Inspiration Yoga videos on YouTube! The first is Janaki demonstrating Sivananda-style Sun Salutations here: The other two are Davy demonstrating the Ashtanga-style Sun Salutations: Sun Salutation A is here: Sun Salutation B is here: Tell us…

Yoga and the lower back

We have just come back from a very interesting one-day workshop on protecting the Lumbar and Sacro-iliac regions in yoga practice and teaching. This very informative and fun workshop was taught by Dr Ruth Gilmore. She makes anatomy both interesting…

Yoga and Politics

Many of you will already know that Davy has been selected by the Green Party to stand for parliament at the next General Election in Brighton Kemptown. He has written a long article in the latest issue of the British…

Very thoughtful article on Ashtanga Yoga

Matthew Sweeney, an internationally renowned yoga practitioner and Ashtanga teacher has written a really interesting article on Ashtanga here: http://loveyogaanatomy.com/the-evolution-of-ashtanga-yoga/

Review of Breath of the Gods

The Duke of Yorks at Komedia last weekend showed a film, Breath of the Gods, about the origins of modern yoga. It was fascinating to see how the painstaking work of one yoga guru, Krishnamacharya, directly led to the creation…

Yoga for students?

Yoga for students?

I visited the Sussex University student occupation against privatisation yesterday. It was inspiring to see so much support from students, staff, lecturers right across the campus all wearing or displaying yellow signs to indicate support. The Facebook page here shows…

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