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Understanding Yoga as a moving meditation in compassion

Yoga is at the boundary between physical exercise or movement for health, on the one hand, and self-reflective meditation, on the other. It is precisely because this line, this boundary, is so difficult to define, because it is the borderline … Continue reading

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Yoga Workshops over the Summer (June, July, Aug) in Beautiful Erris

Three workshops over three weeks. Each workshop takes place from 7-9pm in the Irish Wheelchair Centre. Cost: €12 per workshop, 3 workshops for €30 but – Please bring a mat and a blanket! Workshops can be attended individually but are … Continue reading

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Humility is endless

Having wanted to be a writer for a lifetime (second, only, to wanting to become a doctor) I now find myself undergoing the crucifying humiliations of re-reading what I publish here (and elsewhere). In that sense, writing is very like … Continue reading

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Why Yoga?

Most people in Ireland now have an idea of what is meant by ‘Yoga’: if you asked someone, they would most likely say something like, ‘getting yourself in a knot’ or more seriously, ‘stretches and controlled breathing for relaxation’, or … Continue reading

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Quick Update

Just want to let any potential readers know that I will work on this again tomorrow or this evening, but I have another site, gamanrad, on which I will upload bits of my thesis. Here, I’m also going to upload … Continue reading

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