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Yoga in India – the Myths & The Magic

15th October 2015

This Yoga Magazine article written by Himalaya Yoga Valley staffer Eveanna is a great guide to practicing yoga or doing a training in India ūüôā You can enjoy the original article linked here http://www.yogamagazine.com/yoga-in-india/ or read on below for the full article without leaving this site. Yoga in India – the Myths & The Magic […]

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Forget Your Juice Fast – it’s time for a Digital Detox

11th January 2014

Many of us who practice yoga do so with the aim of cleansing the body and soul through a regular practice. Often we support these practices with a healthy, Satvic diet- we are concerned about the cleanliness and health giving properties of what we put in out mouths in relation to our yoga lifestyle, and […]

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Salute the Slow to see your Surya Namaskar Grow

4th March 2013

Why do we rush our Sun Salutations? How can we flow without rushing? With so many parts of our lives on sped up, stressed out auto pilot shouldn’t we be doing the opposite when we hit our mats? On an early morning Goa beach walk I came across a friend¬†practising¬†Surya Namaskar and marveled as I […]

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Tradition? Yes please!

7th October 2012

Say you practice Ashtanga yoga in India and most people will bow their heads and perhaps even touch your feet in hope of some transference of your wisdom and great spiritual aptitude into their being. After all, in India if you are practicing Ashtanga yoga you are practicing the 8 Limbs of yoga- a blueprint […]

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Kichdi- the joy of mung beans and rice!

22nd June 2012

We are delighted to have the wonderful Kundalini Goddess, travel writer, and Himalaya Yoga Valley¬†Philosophy¬†Guru-ess Viriam Kaur as our guest blogger this month! Her recipe for Kichdi is a cracker and we hope you enjoy! ¬†The Joy of Mung Beans and Rice ‚ÄėYou are what you eat’ is a key mantra for healthy living. When […]

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Turning our most challenging asanas into our favourite teachers

24th April 2012

Theres always one…that ever elusive bakasana, the head stand that can bring tears to your eyes even though you’ve only ever thought about doing it, the forward fold that just won’t unfold. Most everyone has an asana that seems to always¬†be just out of reach and sometimes even smirking at you.. One of the most¬†important […]

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Namaste from our Thailand Teacher Training :)

19th April 2012

Namaste to all of our students past and present and welcome to those of you who¬†we are yet to meet!¬†The team at Himalaya Yoga Valley¬†Centre are excited to get posting about all things yoga and yoga teacher training related. We finished up an incredible season in Goa and at the moment we are in Thailand […]

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