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Equinox / Niyama

The Niyama are five habits we should cultivate in order to take care of ourselves. Since 'self-care' has become a rather glib term harnessed by wellness brands to sell their 'stuff', let me just be clear that practicing niyama certainly doesn't involve buying anything and needn't cost you a penny! Integrating Niyama into your practice simply means cultivating good habits, balancing effort with ease and doing your inner work - while remembering the world does not revolve entirely around you!

A Space to Be, Being in the Cycles

Imbolc / Yama

Imbolc is a wonderful time to consider the first of Patanjali's eight limbs of yoga - Yama - as this guidance is all about our relationships. As we move through the gate out of winter hibernation to be more 'in the world', we can perhaps bring more awareness or consciousness to how we treat ourselves… Continue reading Imbolc / Yama

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The Eight Limbs of Yoga

Patanjali's Yoga Sūtra clearly presents yoga as a path of meditation. While contemporary yoga practice is often represented by postures (they are easy to photograph), these eight limbs remind us that yoga is a holistic practice, affecting every aspect of our lives, from the social to the spiritual via the body, breath and mind.

A Space to Be, Being in the Cycles

Solstice Stillness

In English, the world solstice comes from the Latin word solstitium, meaning “sun standing still”. As the sun reaches its most extreme point, we experience here on Earth and apparent pause in its movement, before the direction of travel is reversed and our days begin to lengthen again. We are hosting two end of year events, presenting the opportunity for our midwinter pause. Both events are free to register and attend - all are welcome.

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Winter Wellness in Northumberland

Enjoy the Northumberland Coast in all its Winter glory. Our yoga retreat is the perfect base for a winter wellness break and we look forward to welcoming you to our home. We provide bespoke high quality, healing and relaxing experiences to help you slow down, breathe deeply, and find contentment in the joy of ‘just… Continue reading Winter Wellness in Northumberland