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Taking yoga off the screen

Could this time of coronavirus represent an opportunity to develop our self-practice? TSYP member Mandy Meaden has paused to reflect on this and more.
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SPACE-ĀKĀŚA!

The first in a series on the pañca bhūta – the five elements, by Andy Curtis-Payne.

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Embracing Change

Andy Curtis-Payne looks at what Patañjali’s Yoga Sūtra tells us about change, and what we can do to alleviate suffering.

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Becoming a Yoga Therapist

Patricia Ace recently graduated from the TSYP Teacher Training Diploma Course in Scotland. She reflects on this part of her yoga journey.
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New online opportunity from Ranju Roy and David Charlton

As we continue to spend much of our time indoors, we are pleased to point you in the direction of a new online opportunity. Friends and colleagues in our tradition, Ranju Roy and David Charlton of Sadhana Mala and members of aYs, will be offering an interactive study of Yoga…
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Latest Newsletter from our sister organisation the KYM

We, the citizens of the world are facing a crisis of unprecedented proportions, and no country is left untouched by the fear surrounding the pandemic. Unfortunately, our fear and anxiety are also multiplied manifold as we see and read about how every nation struggles in this battle against a fairly…
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Breathing in the Times of Covid 19

Fiona Ashdown, TSYP member, yoga teacher and therapist writes about how prānāyāma and mantra can help with symptoms associated with Covid 19, such as breathlessness.
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Chanting Sangha Sunday 22nd March at 8pm

March 2020 Dear friends, The current situation with coronavirus  means that many of us will be isolated and less able to link with others in our usual ways.   Despite this we can still chant and so may i invite you to participate in a rather special chanting session? On…
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Covid-19 advice and guidance

Updated on 23rd March 2020 Dear friends, It seems like a long time since I sent out the last guidance on Covid 19 and yet it was under a week ago!
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TSYP formalises its links with the KYM

We are thrilled to announce that TSYP has formalised its already strong relationship with the KYM by signing a Memorandum of Understanding.  This is particularly significant given the high esteem in which KYM is held across the world for providing a centre of excellence for the teaching of yoga and yoga…
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A visit to the KYM! Katie Carroll tells of her recent trip to Chennai

I first heard that Andy and Helen took groups to India every year when I had just started my teacher training with Andy in 2017. I remember thinking, “oh wow I would love to go along someday.” “Someday” being the operative word. I’m not sure exactly when “someday” became January…
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The Magic of the Tamarind

In January, TSYP member Michael Hutchinson travelled to India’s deep south and explored the legend around the ancient tamarind tree in the village of Almar Tirungari, where Sri Krishnamacharya received the Yoga Rahasya.
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The Yoga of Gardening

We gratefully reprint an article here by TSYP chairman Andy Curtis-Payne, recently published in Darśanam, the quarterly journal of the Krishnamacharya Yoga Mandiram. I have been extremely fortunate over the last thirty years to have been able to work both as a gardener and a yoga teacher. At first these…
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Apply for a Churchill travel grant to influence change

TSYP member Michael Hutchinson brought the work of the Winston Churchill Memorial Trust to our attention recently, after reading an article in the Basingstoke Gazette. Applying for a Churchill Fellowship might make travel to TSYP’s ‘mother’ organisation, the Krishnamacharya Yoga Mandiram, a possibility for someone who otherwise would be unable to afford…
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Duty of candour

The Duty of Candour applies to all UK health professionals who are subject to statutory regulation. As a yoga therapist you are not subject to statutory regulation but may have chosen to be a registrant of a non-statutory regulator such as CNHC. In any event, adhering to the principles behind a…
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