Benefits of Meditation

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Meditation I have been brought up with the principles of Yoga to try to find compassion, love and kindness in all but trust me even Yoga Teachers can get stressed. Find the time to do what you enjoy. Take a warm bath with lavender oil, listen to music and dance, read a book, but better … Read more

Retreat Testimonials

Italy Retreat 2014© Sadhana Yoga Pictures

Client Testimonials from UK and Europe Retreats since 2005 I attended the Sadhana’s Yoga, Pilates & Meditation Retreat in Italy, in October 2014. I decided I needed a bit of me time and Sadhana’s retreat sounded the perfect break. The setting was beautiful, practising in Castle Rosumunda overlooking Lake Iseo with views of the mountains … Read more

Cleanse from Within

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  Many of us view cleansing as a form of suffering – from depriving ourselves of certain foods, to extreme fasting whereby we can only ingest juices and not much else. But cleansing is essentially a form of letting go and starting from within. We can cleanse without the need to banish, to suffer nor … Read more

What would Bruce Lee do…Jnana Yog

 Many of us come to Yoga through the path of the physical body, to get fitter, be stronger – many of us however don’t realise nor understand the importance of working from within – using the philosophies of Jnana Yoga (Yoga of knowledge), Pranayama (breath practices) and Meditation . My background (British born Bangladeshi) and … Read more

Don’t Look Back

I spoke to one of my students turned Yoga Teacher today and she mentioned that she doesn’t understand the philosophy of Yog. She prefers to play it safe and teach posture with some breathing, theres nothing at all wrong or right in that, that’s the path she has chosen to follow and like all paths … Read more

Leg and Bum Workout

Leg and Bum Workout The exercises below are designed for all, but if you have any knee injuries or hip problems it is better if you can work with a teacher so they can modify the exercises. Please consult a doctor before taking on any exercises. Please stop immediately if you feel faint or experience … Read more

False and Real Ego

“Accept what we have, have the courage to acknowledge what we have, have the strength to appreciate what we have, have the will to be content; all this is easy to write but hard to practice when the “false” ego is listened to. The struggle between the mind and the Self is identifying whether we … Read more

The Divine

What is Brahman, What is Allah?         Sunset @ Cox Bazaar Bangladesh ©SadhanaYoga   I cannot adequately explain what Allah is; In Bradaranyaka Upanishad, when Yajnavalkya was questioned by his students to describe God, he could only say, “It is not this and it is not that” (neti, neti, neti). Allah is the creator, without which we … Read more