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A live concert with meditative music to calm the mind and soothe the heart. Experience the calming effect of ancient mantras, prayer, sound and silence during this lie-down concert.   This 2-hour journey will start with a short meditation and breathing exercise with live music to calm the nervous system and guide your attention inwards.

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With Victoria (Tory) Raven Hyndman

Starting on 29 September 2021

Yoga and Ayurveda are like inseparable siblings – the union of Universal Wisdom. The combination of these two sciences brings forth a system of healing for physical, mental and spiritual health and happiness. The best way of learning and integrating anything into our life is through direct experience.

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Love is what we were born with. Fear is what we learned here.

- Marianne Williamson

Do your practice and all is coming.

- Sri K. Pattabhi Jois

"Yoga is good for man because the physical body improves, the nervous system improves, the mind improves, the intellect improves..."

- Sri K. Pattabhi Jois

Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not; remember that what you now have was once among the things you only hoped for.

- Epicurus

Stop measuring days by degree of productivity and start experiencing them by degree of presence.

- Alan Watts

Do not feel lonely. The entire universe is inside you.

- Rumi

Being at ease with not knowing is crucial for answers to come to you.

- Eckhart Tolle

Peace can become a lens through which you see the world. Be it. Live it. Radiate it out. Peace is an inside job.

- Wayne Dyer

For every atom belonging to me as good belongs to you.

- Walt Whitman

“The world is full of magic things, patiently waiting for our senses to grow sharper.”

- W.B. Yeats

Yoga is the journey of the self, through the self, to the self.

- The Bhagavad Gita

Don’t move the way fear makes you move. Move the way love makes you move. Move the way joy makes you move.

- Osho

We cannot live only for ourselves. A thousand fibres connect us with our fellow men.

- Herman Melville

When you arise in the morning think of what a privilege it is to be alive, to think, to enjoy, to love.

- Marcus Aurelius

Peace comes not from doing, but from undoing; not from getting, but from letting go.

- Swami Satchidananda

With non-acceptance of unnecessary things, the knowledge emerges of what I was, what I have become, and what I will be.

- The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali

"We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace within ourselves."

- Dalai Lama

You should sit in meditation for 20 minutes a day. Unless you’re too busy; then you should sit one hour.

- Old Zen Saying

The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched - they must be felt with the heart.

- Helen Keller

The success of Yoga does not lie in the ability to perform postures but in how it positively changes the way we live our life and our relationships.

- T. K. V. Desikachar

The body benefits from movement, and the mind benefits from stillness.

- Sakyong Mipham

Nothing ever goes away until it has taught us what we need to know.

- Pema Chödrön

The body is my temple, asanas are my prayers.

- B.K.S. Iyengar

The ship is safest when it is in port, but that is not what ships were built for.

- Paulo Coehlo

"To live fully is to be always in no-man's-land, to experience each moment as completely new and fresh."

- Pema Chödrön, When Things Fall Apart: Heart Advice for Difficult Times

Be not afraid of anything. You will do marvelous work. It is fearlessness that brings Heaven even in a moment.

- Swami Vivekananda

Normality is a paved road: It's comfortable to walk, but no flowers grow.

- Vincent van Gogh

In the midst of movement and chaos, keep stillness inside of you.

- Deepak Chopra

Your vision will become clear only when you look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams, who looks insides, awakes.

- Carl Jung

"Who Am I? I am pure Awareness. This Awareness is by its very nature Being-Consciousness-Bliss"

- Sri Ramana Maharshi

Accept–then act. Whatever the present moment contains, accept it as if you had chosen it. This will miraculously transform your whole life.

- Eckhart Tolle

Undisturbed calmness of mind is attained by cultivating friendliness toward the happy, compassion for the unhappy, delight in the virtuous, and indifference toward the wicked.

- Sri S. Satchidananda, The Yoga Sutras

The mind is like water. When it's turbulent, it's difficult to see. When it's calm, everything becomes clear.

- Prasad Mahes

"If you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change."

- Wayne Dyer

We are not going to change the whole world, but we can change ourselves and feel free as birds. We can be serene even in the midst of calamities and, by our serenity, make others more tranquil. Serenity is contagious.

- Sri S. Satchidananda, The Yoga Sutras

Don’t do any task in order to get it over with. Resolve to do each job in a relaxed way, with all your attention. Enjoy and be one with your work.

- Thích Nhất Hạnh

In the end, only three things matter: how much you loved, how gently you lived, and how gracefully you let go of things not meant for you.

- Buddha

Medicine cures the body, meditation cures your being; it is the inner medicine.

- Osho

But listen to me. For one moment quit being sad. Hear blessings dropping their blossoms around you.

- Rumi

If you really want peace on earth, create peace in your heart, in your being. That is the right place to begin with and then spread.

- Osho

One is never afraid of the unknown; one is afraid of the known coming to an end.

- Jiddu Krishnamurti

Dying to your own attachments is a beautiful death. Because this death release you into real life.

- Mooji

It is better to live your own destiny imperfectly than to live an imitation of somebody else's life with perfection.

- The Bhagavad Gita

Feelings come and go like clouds in a windy sky. Conscious breathing is my anchor.

- Thich Nhat Hanh

Love is what we are; we don't get it from somebody, we can't give it to anybody, we can't fall in it or fall out of it. Love is our true Being.

- Krishna Das

A single event can awaken within us a stranger totally unknown to us. To live is to be slowly born.

- Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Fortunately, deep within us, there is a direct connection to the Divine. There is a part of our being that is beyond the personal self. You can consciously choose to identify with that part, rather than with the psyche or the body. When you do this, a natural transformation begins to take place within.

- Michael Singer

Ninety-nine percent of your thoughts are a complete waste of time. They do nothing but freak you out.

- Michael Singer

"Yoga is the practice of quieting the mind."

- Patanjali

"In the practice of yoga, one can emphasize the body, the mind or the self and hence the effort can never be fruitless."

- T. Krishnamacharya

What you really long for is a deep intimacy with your own experience—the deepest acceptance of every thought, every sensation, every feeling. And that cannot come from outside of yourself.

- Jeff Foster

The secret of transformation is in the way we handle this very moment.

- Thich Nhat Hanh

Be like a lotus. Let the beauty of your heart speak. Be grateful to the mud, water, air, and the light.

- Amit Ray

If your compassion does not include yourself, it is incomplete.

- Jack Kornfield

When you do things from your soul, you feel a river moving in you, a joy.

- Rumi

But the real secret to lifelong good health is actually the opposite: Let your body take care of you.

- Deepak Chopra

Anything that is troubling you, anything which is irritating you… that is your Teacher.

- Buddha

Tell your body that it is strong, tell your mind that it is strong, and have unbounded faith and hope in yourself.

- Swami Vivekananda

Today, look at every person as an individual manifestation of the one whole Life.​

- Don Miguel Ruiz

Your thoughts are your message to the world. Just as the rays are the messages of the Sun.

- Amit Ray

May the gratitude in my heart kiss all the universe.

- Hafix

There is only one thing that makes a dream impossible to achieve: the fear of failure.

- Paulo Coehlo

You will never be able to escape from your heart. So it is better to listen to what it has to say.

- Paulo Coehlo

Yoga is not about touching your toes. It is what you learn on the way down.

- Jigar Gor

Let the beauty of what you love be what you do.

- Rumi

"Healthy plants and trees yield abundant flowers and fruits. Similarly, from a healthy person, smiles and happiness shine forth like the rays of the sun."

- B.K.S. Iyengar

When you love, love as if the person is a god, not less than that.

- Osho

If you want the moon, do not hide at night. If you want a rose, do not run from the thorns. If you want Love, do not hide from yourself.

- Rumi

Truth cannot only comfort you. At times, it has to cut through to the bone, to the very marrow even, if this is what it takes to set you free.

- Mooji

The mind can go in a thousand directions, but on this beautiful path, I walk in peace. With each step, the wind blows. With each step, a flower blooms.

- Thich Nhat Hanh

Happiness lies not in finding what is missing, but in finding what is present.

- Tara Brach

Step into the fire of self-discovery. This fire will not burn you, it will only burn what you are not.

- Mooji

"Yoga is the process of ending the definitions of the field of consciousness."

- Translation by Sri. K. Pattabhi Jois, in Yoga Mala, Mysore, 1997

The attitude of gratitude is the highest way of living, and is the biggest truth, the highest truth. You cannot live with applied consciousness until you understand that you have to be grateful for what you have. If you are grateful for what you have, then Mother Nature will give you more.

- Yogi Bhajan

Gratitude opens the door to…the power, the wisdom, the creativity of the universe. You open the door through gratitude.

- Deepak Chopra

The happiness which comes from long practice, which leads to the end of suffering, which at first is like poison, but at last like nectar - this kind of happiness arises from the serenity of one's own mind.

- The Bhagavad Gita

"While praising, may we of strong and steady limb enjoy the life given by the Gods Om Peace, Peace, Peace"

- Shanti mantra from the Rg Veda

The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance.

- Alan Watts

Nothing binds you except your thoughts; nothing limits you except your fear, and nothing controls you except your beliefs.

- Marianne Williamson

Have only love in your heart for others. The more you see the good in them, the more you will establish good in yourself.

- Paramhansa Yogananda

“We’re fascinated by the words - but where we meet is the silence behind them.”

- Ram Dass

Yoga teaches us to cure what need not be endured and endure what cannot be cured

- B.K.S. Iyengar

"Simply let experience take place very freely, so that your open heart is suffused with the tenderness of true compassion."

- Tsoknyi Rinpoche

Meditation is not a way of making your mind quiet. It is a way of entering into the quiet that is already there.

- Deepak Chopra

Go inside and listen to your body, because your body will never lie to you. Your mind will play tricks, but the way you feel in your heart, in your guts, is the truth.

- Don Miguel Ruiz

Waking up this morning, I smile. Twenty-four brand new hours are before me. I vow to live fully in each moment and to look at all beings with eyes of compassion.

- Thich Nhat Hanh

When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be.

- Lao Tzu

Yoga is an internal practice. The rest is just a circus.

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Don't seek, don't search, don't ask, don't knock, don't demand - relax. If you relax it comes, if you relax it is there. If you relax, you start vibrating with it.

- Osho

Every emotion is connected with the breath. If you change the breath, change the rhythm, you can change the emotion.

- Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

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