We live in a material world

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Aparigraha or non-possesiveness: ‘We live in a material world but don’t be a material girl (or boy).
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Greed is not the aim, take what you have earned and leave the rest on the table…
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Sharing is caring… really…

Even though you’re bad for me

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Brahmacharya or non-lust: “Lust, a sudden, powerful, almost overwhelming desire of something you know is bad for you…”
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Often mistaken for love…
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So this doesn’t mean celibacy (yes!) but, it does mean using that sexually charged energy to connect to our spiritual selves and forming meaningful relationships ❤💙

Thou shalt not steal

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Asteya or non-stealing: this applies to physical things, but also to stealing people’s ideas and sharing confidential things you have been trusted with.
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If something is not freely given to you. Then do not take it.

Throw kindness like confetti

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Ahimsa or non-violence: this one feels like an easy one for most of us.
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Essentially though, throw kindness around like confetti but here’s the hard bit…
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Even to those who don’t deserve it…

Yoga is more than asana

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Yoga is so much more than doing pose after pose…
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Yoga has a spiritual side, which most of us never start yoga for and then find it becomes a significant part of the journey…
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Over the next week I will introduce the eight limbs of yoga, focusing on the Yamas, our code of conduct and self-discipline. It can be simply summarised as “Treat others how you want to be treated.” Come learn a bit more about the spiritual side of yoga…