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Mindful Living

This course is an invitation to move towards greater balance, peace and participation in life through a more conscious awareness of our attitudes, feelings and impulses.

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Prolong the summer with an Ardennes retreat!

A weekend retreat at Radhadesh in the Belgian Ardennes From Friday 26 to Sunday 28 September 2014 Take a brief respite from daily life and enjoy the many facets of yoga, plus great vegetarian food, and the fresh air and beauty of the Ardennes at Radhadesh (Château de Petite Somme) in Durbuy. Attend the entire […]

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Another look at Yoga Therapy

The main resemblance between the Eastern way of life and Western psychotherapy is in the concern of both with bringing about changes of consciousness, changes in our ways of feeling our own existence and our relation to human society and the natural world.

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The Highest Mantra

Like lots of people, one of my favourite daily practices is chanting Sanskrit mantras. Even my most sceptical students quickly feel the benefits of chanting once they get over any initial embarrassment at using their voice. Anyway, it doesn’t matter if you can’t sing well because Mantra chanting is not intended to be a musical […]

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Motherly Love

Once a year, in most countries, we celebrate Mothers. I suspect that one of the reasons that we do so – aside from the commercial enthusiasm of those selling flowers, chocolate and greeting cards – is the tacit recognition that many mothers are under-supported and generally un-celebrated most of the time. With the clarity of […]

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Nada Yoga with Ram Vakkalanka

Sound healing has been a valuable part of my practice for years. Especially recently, when a physical practice wasn’t possible for me, mantra chanting, toning sounds and listening to music was deeply uplifting and healing. So I’m delighted to welcome musician and yogi Ram Vakkalanka to Brussels for the first time! Read on to find […]

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New moon, new start!

Namaste! Early September has always felt more like a new beginning for me than New Year’s day, perhaps because the long vacation period helps to create a fresh perspective on life. This summer I have been fully devoted to rebalancing my energy after a difficult spring, when exhaustion debilitated me for a few months. I’m […]

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Healing in the Laboratory of Life

I’ve just returned from a weekend yoga retreat in the beautiful Belgian Ardennes, where trees seem to caress each other and a multitude of birds provides the musical score for the entire experience. Being in nature is essential to our well being, although living in the city we can easily forget this, and feel cut […]

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Understanding Anger

One of the most compelling reasons to overcome anger is that it destroys our own peace of mind, while harming others as well. But if there’s one thing the ego hates, it’s having to sacrifice a good old rant to a noble ideal!

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Chai bella!

I must confess to a personal addiction to masala chai, which for me is the essence of the Himalayas in a cup. Each sip of spicy warmth reminds me of the magic of remote mountain villages and tiny tea stalls found in the most unlikely places, including perched on a 2500m high mountain ridge. Hot, […]

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