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Vixie Tonkin

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New classes in Anglet starting Saturday;
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New classes in Anglet starting Saturday

Yoga in Anglet From Saturday 23rd March 2013 I’ll be teaching at Yoga’ttitude 64 in Anglet, 64600. Join me in this wonderful warm and sunny studio on Saturday mornings for a variety of yoga classes in both English and French. All classes are open to everyone. 9am-10am – Ashtanga Vinyasa Flow 10.15am-11.15am – Traditional Hatha …

Just let go…;
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Just let go…

“Never give up; always let go.” This is the phrase my yoga teacher in India was keen to share at every available opportunity. A phrase I’ve had tattooed on my feet in Sanscrit to remind me of what I’ve learned and still have to learn. The more aware we are of this persistent choice in …

New venue…;
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New venue…

Namasté… just a quick note to say that from Wednesday 20th March all classes will be held at my home-studio in Salies-de-Béarn. Classes will be much smaller so do let me know as soon as possible when you’d like to attend. With this change it will also be possible to add more classes to the …

Holding space;
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Holding space

Today I was privileged to ‘hold space’ for a new friend and fellow spiritual seeker, yoga enthusiast. Now… let’s just stop right there. Hold space! What on earth does that mean? It’s a term I’ve struggled with myself, as I’ve delved deeper into theories on alternative living and supporting the embryo god or goddess within. …

Bathtime yoga…;
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Bathtime yoga…

Whenever I move house – and I’ve moved a lot over the years – I have a few requirements: outside space, a place for all my books, a full-sized oven for baking, a separate bedroom and… a bath. For someone who loves baths so much, I’m really not very good at them. I find it …

Loving living without shampoo;
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Loving living without shampoo

You may have read my post last month about saving your skin, the environment and your pennies with homemade bathroom recipes. Diving straight back into the story… things were going well and my bathroom was starting to look more zen as I found multi-tasking, natural options for the innumerable products. But I was still struggling …

More green cleaning ideas;
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More green cleaning ideas

Continuing from Monday’s post on Spring cleaning the organic way… here are some more tried and tested ideas to help you get green at home. Enjoy! Natural cleaning power When it comes to the hardcore cleaning, a bit of elbow grease is always a better option than strong chemical products. I’ve tried a few versions …

Get eco-friendly in the bathroom;
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Get eco-friendly in the bathroom

Confession time… I used to be a product junkie. I just couldn’t get enough of the beautifully-marketed but chemically laden products that promised to make you look like a movie star. Part of the excitement of a trip was shopping for new products to smooth, tan and sparkle my skin. But life in the countryside …

Spring Term: new classes!;
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Spring Term: new classes!

Namasté everyone… as the Introduction to Yoga Course draws to a close, I’ll be starting a new term of classes throughout March and April… ou cliquez ici pour la version en français. Yoga Classes at the Cottages de Saleys – March and April 2013 Wednesdays and Fridays from Wednesday 6th and Friday 8th March 2013 …