Niyamas For Mamas

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According to classical yoga, Patanjali has 8 different “limbs” creating a structural framework for yoga. A few months ago I explored the first of these, the Yamas. Where the Yamas were a set of restraints with which to live by, the second limb or 5 Niyamas, are observances or “internal … Read More

Yamas For Mamas

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Kate already explored the Yamas & Niyamas in relation to yoga and our children {jump back here!} but let’s focus purely on mama for a moment. The Yamas are loosely translated from Sanskrit as “restraints” and offer 5 ethical guidelines of what not to to do in life. They are … Read More

Coming Back After Baby

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I’ve deliberately NOT entitled this blog piece “bouncing back after baby” because I don’t believe that’s the mentality new mothers need. We didn’t bounce into childbirth, it took 9 months. It makes sense then that the body would potentially require that time, if not more, to fully recover. We do … Read More

Preparing for motherhood

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Is there really any way to truly prepare for motherhood? There are so may self help books, guides for pregnancy, professional advice, classes to attend, programs to follow, and friends to ask. But lets face it, when that first real contraction hits you, when you’re in the throws active labour, … Read More

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