The wellness project Yoga

Love Is The Way

“I offer you peace. I offer you love. I offer you friendship. I see your beauty. I hear your need. I feel your feelings. My wisdom flows from the Highest Source. I salute that Source in you. Let us work together for unity and love.” ~ Gandhi It’s just 8 weeks now until I get […]

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Dharma-Finding Purpose

As human beings we are part of something much greater than ourselves. When we practice yoga or meditation we are creating connections. Not just to ourselves but to the world around us and the cosmos- that which extends beyond this physical world. We are part of the ‘universe’ and that concept challenges the comprehension of […]

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Yin Is In.

The rise of Yin Yoga has been fascinating. To observe a mass shift in society’s priorities has been incredibly exciting. As a community we are moving away from ‘doing more’ and searching for space and time to ‘do less’. And in doing less we realise a ubiquitous calm that translates into our life, touches our […]

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An Attitude Of Gratitude

This Christmas, after many many years of presents, our family has finally decided to forgo the ritual of gift giving. It’s a big deal to wake up on Christmas morning and not give a gift, but also not to receive one. But it’s a choice that has meant this holiday season has become about gratitude […]

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Easy Come, Easy Go

I’ll be honest, I was born of Dutch descent and working hard is in my genes. I am pre-programmed to ‘push hard’ and ‘get things done’. I don’t recall ‘going easy’ being part of my inner monologue growing up. Life was always about competition, exceeding expectations and breaking down barriers to reach new feats of […]

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A New Year – The True You

Relax. It’s just a new year. Not a whole new you. I love a New Year. It is by far my favourite time on the calendar. I was always the one that awaited the January stationary shop like it was some sort of annual pilgrimage. I would line up a row of fresh exercise books […]

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The Slow Movement

We are all moving at pace. We have to. This world and way of life demands it of us. So how are we supposed to not just exist but thrive, in a world where we are under persistent stress? The answer is actually quite simple. The answer is to change your perspective. I write this […]

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It’s Not Just Physical

Why is yoga different from other forms of exercise? It’s not just physical. The foundation of the practice is such that it is deeply rooted in ancient knowledge and philosophy. It is not just movement, it is a way of thinking, feeling and being. Yes, the physical benefits of Yoga are significant and they will […]

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