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BEHERE&LOVE AUTUMN YOGA PLAYLIST

BEHERE&LOVE - YOGA MUSIC PLAYLIST  This month we are excited to announce our new brand ambassador Caterina Ferreira of CATLOVESYOGA She has made us the most beautiful playlist from these hand picked tracks to while away these last Autumn days either at home or on the mat. Here it is - grab some earphones or light a candle and roll out that mat. We really hope you enjoy it. The Spotify link is at the end of the tracks! We are in the last weeks of beautiful Autumn and Winter is finally creeping up on us. Maybe it’s cold and rainy outside, or you are feeling a bit more like curling up in the warm and staying indoors. This is the perfect 60-minute music playlist that invites you for...

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HONORING SIMPLICITY IN YOGA AWARENESS MONTH

September is National Yoga month as it is the perfect transitional month to start a healthy lifestyle. Summer comes to an end and many people look forward to maintaining and living a healthier life. In the USA an awareness campaign launches every September to educate people about the health benefits of yoga and to inspire a healthy lifestyle. September is a celebratory month for yoga awareness which focuses on stance, spirituality and emotions within the practice. This is alongside the beneficial effects on the mental and physical wellbeing. Even if you already have a solid yoga practise, September is the perfect month for finding new awareness within it. We can all develop a yoga practise but is it one that...

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AHIMSA - THE PRACTISE OF NON VIOLENCE

The BEHERE&LOVE focus for this month is AHIMSA which is featured in our new Autumn collection. AHIMSA is derived from the Sanskrit word HIMS which means to strike. Ahimsa is the opposite of this and can be translated as ‘not to hurt, injure or show violence towards another being whether human or animal.’ Ahimsa is compassion and the virtue of living without causing harm. Ahimsa is a non-violence practice that understands and acknowledges actions throughout daily life that corresponds to acts of violence. Whereas negative thoughts correspond to responses like guilt, shame, resentment and undertones of violence, Ahimsa challenges these awakening thoughts and echoes peace, harmony and love. In our words and inner thoughts as well as our actions. Gandhi...

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BE HERE LOVES SPIRITUAL SEPTEMBER

GANESH CHATURTHI is a beautiful and glorious 10 day Hindu festival that reveres the great and glorious god Ganesha who we often honour in yoga class by chanting his name before practise. Lord Ganesha as we know stands for the remover of obstacles and is the god of new beginnings. We like to think of September as being a month that brings us just that. A new chapter and a fiercely fresh start that January never quite lives up to. The ten-day festivities start on the fourth day of Hindu luni-solar calendar month Bhadrapada, which typically falls at the start of September. The festival is marked with installations of Ganesha idols in homes, or publicly on elaborate stages. Vedic hymns are chanted and Hindu texts are used...

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