Tag: altea yoga

A few days away

Namasté.  I went this weekend with my yoga group to the Sierra de Mariola, near Alcoy.  A lovely break, it was.  We stayed at a lovely casa rural called “Casa Bons Aires.”    If you should chance to visit the Font Roja region of Alicante, I highly recommend a visit. The theme of our studies Read More

Breathing

Namasté.  You are probably aware that yoga pays  very special attention to the breath.  It is considered that the breath is the link between body and mind.  The first three angas (limbs) of yoga are concerned with the outer world.  Then comes pranayama, acting as a link from the outer to the inner realms. Of Read More

What can I do?

Compassion arises spontaneously when sadhana (practice) clears and calms the cit (mind).   By embracing the reality of impermanence, we perceive the true fragility of everything.  Impermanence is beauty – a plastic flower may be attractive and last forever, but a real flower is glorious precisely because it is short lived. Spring is all around right Read More

Ananda

Ananda is a word used in both yogic and buddhist lexicons.  It means pure bliss or joy.  It is often found as a suffix in the spiritual names of those who have attained samadhi and thus live blissfully a human existence (eg:  Yogananda, Sivananda). I am inviting ananda into my daily life.  I have become Read More

Be here, now

Breathe like you mean it. Read More

Let the breath contain the movement

The breath is the link between the exterior and the interior yogic practices. It is not in vain that pranayama is the fourth of the eight limbs (ashtanga) of yoga.  The first three are the most external:  habits and behaviours towards yourself and others (niyamas, yamas) and postures (asana).  The last 4 angas are to Read More

Yoga teachers in the neighborhood

OK, I don’t have a list of class times, but here are the people who come to mind: Carmen Sánchez Segura – classes in the Centro Social de Altea.  Private classes also offered. Carmen Cruz – classes in Karuna Beatriz Cano – classes in Altea La Vieja Kathy Ward – Yoga therapy in Altea la Read More

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