Fluctuating Mind Amy Bell Yoga Teacher Wellness Wellbeing Lifestyle Blog

1. The Fluctuating Mind – Explore

The Yoga Sutras of Pantanjali (Classical Yoga Text). 1:2 “Yogas Citta Vrtti Nirodhah” Yogah (Yogas) = Yoga (is) Citta = Of the mind-stuff, mind field Vrtti = Modifications Nirodhah = Restraint The restraint of the modifications of the mind-stuff is Yoga. (Yoga is mastery of

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Amy Bell Yoga Teacher Wellness Wellbeing Lifestyle Blog Balance

Balance: Embrace The Wobble

“Balance in the body is the foundation for balance in life.”  B.K.S. Iyengar. Physical Balance… I want to kick things off by looking at the importance of physical balance.  Good balance helps reduce the risk of injury, improves posture, mood, core strength and coordination, and

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Interconnection Amy Bell Yoga Teacher Wellness Wellbeing Lifestyle Blog

Everything Is Interconnected

For those of you who already practice yoga will most likely understand the significance of working with the breath, body and mind simultaneously, and subsequently gain the benefits from the power of their interconnection. But I want to take things a stage further and draw

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Integrate & Adapt

“Nature laughs at the difficulties of integration.” Pierre-Simon Laplace The 5 S’s For Backbending As a way to explore the theme Integrate & Adapt, firstly, let us look at a back bending focused yoga practice. Here is a list of some qualities that are particularly

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How We Show Up

Freeing Up The Tension When we are overtired, stressed, overworked, anxious, overwhelmed, poorly, it’s common to hold tension in our bodies. Particularly in the head, neck, shoulder, upper back region, and down in the hips, belly and glute muscles (buttocks). And if we exert ourselves

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For The Fun Of It

In a world where hard work dominates, in a culture that is obsessed with being busy and in a society that is driven to achieve and acquire… it’s time we had some FUN. Fun (Noun): Enjoyment, amusement, light-hearted pleasure. Fun is a funny one… There

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Willingness To Sit With Discomfort

In the teacher training I have just completed, we had a list called the “Assumptions and Agreements.” The assumptions gave us an insight into what the teacher trainers believed, and the agreements were more of a code of conduct that we agreed to honour and

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Empowered, Confident, Radiant YOU!

You might think that all yoga teachers must be confident, speaking in public in front of large groups of people. This is not the case; I’ve heard many teachers share their “rabbit in the headlights – mind gone blank moments”. I’m the youngest of four

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Celebrate Your Uniqueness

“Always remember that you are absolutely unique. Just like everyone else.” Margaret Mead The other week during an online anatomy class, our teacher showed some skeletal images of peoples hips and pelvis, including the femur (upper leg bone). It highlighted how, from one body to

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