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How Yoga teaches you to slow down, and readies you to speed up

How Yoga teaches you to slow down, and readies you to speed up

WANDERLuxe Yoga wellness retreats offer guests a week to disconnect, relax, enjoy daily functional and guided yoga classes. Explore the limbs of yoga, the sutras of Patanjali and integration of powerful Meditation and Pranayama practices.

 

 

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WANDERLUXE yoga | Slowing down from distraction

WANDERLUXE yoga | Slowing down from distraction

Modern science and research suggests that the human attention span in 2000 was 12 seconds, in 2015 was 8.25 and 2019 is 6 seconds. Nearly that of a little gold fish.... This is stemming from the massive amount of stimuli that we are exposed to from mobile phones, the internet, computers, news and social media.  We cannot focus our attention long enough to even attempt to experience stillness  Yoga teachers us to slow down, be present but for me the greatest work has been to focus on single tasks instead of being so multi task focused  We learn exceptional skills at...

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WANDERLUXE yoga | How Yoga has helped me understand my mind

WANDERLUXE yoga | How Yoga has helped me understand my mind

Its no secret that our thoughts affect how we feel our actions and reactions. Our state of wellbeing and our connection to the divine or spirituality  So how do we understand our mind, so that we can work more in harmony with our inner processes ?  I have suffered from anxious patterning for most of my life, and i relate anxiety to fear arising Working with fear (which is not real) i find my mind hooking onto stories or patterns and before long i have sat in that space within my mind for a period of time. Sometimes its a...

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WANDERLUXE yoga | my pregnancy and the thread of Ashtanga Yoga

WANDERLUXE yoga | my pregnancy and the thread of Ashtanga Yoga

  My Pregnancy  Anubhava – Knowledge derived from personal experience MONTH 1-3 Process of most adaption, fatigue, nausea, low BP, shortness of breathe I discovered I was pregnant at 10.5 weeks so I was already on my way toward entering the 2nd Trimester. I tried my take my awareness away from my ‘need’ for a strong daily Asana practice toward a new thinking about the practice and what it was giving me. I was undergoing such enormous changes and instead of resisting the change, I felt the appropriate nature was to accept the shifting tides and to learn ‘ respect...

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WANDERLUXE yoga | My practice during pregnancy

WANDERLUXE yoga | My practice during pregnancy

A lot of my students and friends asked me about my practice during pregnancy. Here is a summary.  Please contact me for more info and or questions  love x  WHAT DID I PRACTICE (Please note, the following were safe for me. Please work with a trained teacher and ensure your doctors / specialist approval before incorporating any exercise)   Cat / Cow warm up and substitute for up dog. Stepping back, no jumping. Stepping back to down dog and through to sitting. No prone or lying face down Pelvic floor stability work to keep hips open and pelvic girdle stable...

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