How to Enjoy a Mindful Christmas

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Put down your to-do list so you can get down to what you’d really like to do: inject some joy back into the holiday season.

It’s time to rest up for the holidays.

We are often so busy at this time of year that we can’t do what we’d really like to do: appreciate one another, give thanks & celebrate. Instead, we’ve got a long to-do list, our usual routines are disrupted, and we get less sleep than usual.

It’s a perfect recipe ...

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How To Set An Intention For The New Year

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Intentions are the fuel to manifesting your goals and visions. A clear intention will help create clarity in your life, especially when it’s planted right before you start your meditation.

Why Set An Intention?

Setting an intention is like drawing a map of where you wish to go – it becomes the driving force of your consciousness. Without an intention, there is no map, and you’re just driving down a road with no destination in mind.

That said, an intention cannot be forced. ...

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Give the Gift of Yoga

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Give the Gift of Yoga

Limited Time Offer

Get a £100 Gift Card for only £75. Give the yogi in your life the perfect gift. Inspire a friend to start their practice. A Yogalilies gift card can be used towards classes, courses and workshops. Offer ends 31st December.

Gift card delivery options: Choose to send the recipient the gift card via email or you can print the gift card once your transaction is complete. You ...

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Show Your Body Some Love

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Yoga isn’t about pushing, forcing, exerting, or trying to achieve the posture.

In fact, these are the very things that get in the way of you and your practice. A good teacher will tell you that monitoring your breathing is the way to tell if you’re pushing too hard. If your breath is strained, forced, or constricted, you’re not realising the full benefits of your practice. Yoga is about allowing your body to go as far as it can on a given ...

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Top 5 Steps To Mindfulness

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If you’re looking to get down to the core of what wellbeing is really about, then look no further! Read on for a selection of tips and tricks that will help you to think and feel your best this summer…

What is mindfulness?

Mindfulness has been recommended by the Department of Health and other healthcare professionals as a therapeutic practise that can help people to achieve an improved state of wellbeing. The idea is that we become more aware of our behaviours, thoughts, ...

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Summer Special for New Students: 60 Days of Yoga for £60

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Summer Special for New Students: 60 Days of Yoga for £60

Interested in starting yoga this summer? Starting today, we are offering a summer yoga special of 60 days for £60 (that’s a £1 a day!) This is the perfect way to start or deepen your practice while exploring the many classes offered at Yogalilies.

Special Details:

  • Yogis new to Yogalilies only
  • Can only be purchased from 6th June – 30th June
  • Valid from moment of first use to latest expiration 1st September
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Yoga For Those Affected By Cancer With Jessie Wiese

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On a Thursday morning in Alington House, Durham, yoga teacher Jessica Wiese (neé Komes) runs a yoga class for those affected by cancer. The class is funded by the JGW Pattinson Foundation in conjunction with Gateshead-based charity FACT (Fighting All Cancers Together). As I walk up the hill in the direction of Durham Cathedral on a beautifully sunny morning, I feel a great sense of privilege to have been invited along to ...

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10 Sanskrit Yoga Terms Explained

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Occasionally, the teacher who guides your meditation group, or yoga classes may use Sanskrit yoga terms without identifying what they actually mean.

We’ve all been there: “The what now? What did she say? Does everyone know what that means except me? Where is my Moola Bandha what?

You’re Not Alone

In your yoga asana classes, you can tell if it’s a posture name based on the word ending with “asana” meaning “pose”, but all the other sprinklings on that yummy cupcake might be lost on you ...

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Celebrate The Spring Equinox – A Season Of Renewal

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Spring Equinox is celebrated as the first day of Spring, when day and night are equal in both hemispheres. All of nature is stirring now and showing signs of activity after the Winter sleep. Buds are bursting on the trees, Spring flowers are coming out and seeds are germinating.

The power of the Sun is increasing, the days are lengthening and the nights are shortening. We begin to feel empowered to reach out for what ...

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