Articles

Spinal Twisting With Lalit

19th February 2018

Practice Here you can follow our school founder Lalit through this short spinal twisting sequence. This sequence can be practiced anytime, but is particularly great in the morning to rejuvenate your spine and energise your body. For more practice videos with Lalit subscribe to our YouTube Channel. Spinal Twists Twisting asanas, like all types of poses […]

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Pranayama and Meditation with Lalit

13th February 2018

Practice Our founder and lead teacher Yogacharya Lalit has recently put together a short video to guide you through a 10 minute Pranayama and meditation practice. This practice can be used as either a great way to start your day in the morning, or to relax you at night before you go to bed. For […]

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Yoga as a Trinity of Healing

9th October 2017

Yoga for Mind, Body & Soul Many people associate yoga with super bendy, kale eating, incense burning folk- but todays profile of a yoga practitioner has changed dramatically and is much more far reaching and diverse than fits the stereotype. At Himalaya Yoga Valley Cork we are delighted to see this diversity in our client […]

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How to choose a Yoga Teacher Training

25th September 2017

Choosing the Right School At Himalaya Yoga Valley we often receive feedback from trainees after they have completed our course  that they were overwhelmed by the sea of schools to choose from and which 200 hour Yoga Teacher Training to attend. In the last few years Yoga Teacher Training has become big business in India […]

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Integrating Yoga with Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) by Jack Simpson- Himalaya Yoga Valley Internship Program 2017

9th February 2017

People come to Yoga from all walks of life, and for many different reasons. For me it was quite simple, I had just taken up a new sport, Brazilian jiu-jitsu (BJJ), and I realised my body required more flexibility and awareness in order to carry out many of its complex movements. Yoga also brought an […]

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The Art of Self Inquiry with Viriam Kaur

9th February 2017

First published in Yoga Magazine UK 2010. “We have a moral obligation to the entire ecological web of existence to wake up from self-pity and self-promotion in order to attend to our place in the world with sensitivity and wisdom.” Michael Stone On some level, we are always practicing self analysis – but alas, not […]

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Yoga for Office Workers

12th December 2015

Out Of The Office Into The World! By Adam Divine Your body sculpts itself around the most common activities you do.Quite literally there is an intelligence in the body’s cells; a communication and a listening takes place. If you perform an exercise like running, the bone building cells (imagine Bob the Builder) will lay down […]

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Are you ready for a 500 hr TTC?

12th December 2015

In  this article we interview one of our 500 hour graduates Angela Glaz of Ekam Yoga Seattle to share a personal experience with those thinking of further education and development through a 500 hr Teacher Training. This post gives a great insight into the differences between a 200 hour and 500 hour Teacher Training and […]

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Grounding our Spirit during the Winter Months

17th November 2015

Ayurveda and Yoga to lift our Spirits in the Darkness An article on yoga, ayurveda and the seasons by Kundalini teacher & Himalaya Yoga Valley philosophy teacher Viriam Kaur. Listening to the seasonal shifts of the year when we roll out our mat and when we cook our supper can give us nourishment as seasons […]

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Born Again Yogini

14th November 2015

When I found out I was pregnant I had some pretty clear visions of the mother to be I would be…Radiant, glowing, peaceful and maternal. I often struggled being these things when I was not pregnant so I am not sure why exactly I thought that surging hormones, rapid weight gain, rabid mood swings and back […]

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Journey to the Self

15th October 2015

This article was originally published by Himalaya Yoga Valley staffer Eveanna for OM Magazine UK in 2015 Training the Mind, Body & Soul in India There is no doubt that Yoga is one of India’s greatest exports and thankfully people can now access yoga almost anywhere. So why do so many yogis travel to India […]

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The Yoga of Accountability

15th October 2015

The following article was originally written by Himalaya Yoga Valley staffer Eveanna and published by Yoga Alliance UK Magazine in 2015 The Yoga of Accountability Many yoga practitioners are turning their passion for yoga into a career and whilst there are plenty of wonderful yoga Teacher Trainings to choose from, it has become more and […]

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