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Yama

Defined as self control, forbearance, or any great rule or duty. It can also be interpreted as ‘attitude’ or ‘behaviour’. A particular attitude can be expressed as discipline, which then influences our behaviour. Behaviour patterns or relationships between the individual and the outside world. There are five different YAMA’S… [arrow_list] AHIMSA (Harmlessness) To not injure […]

The Eight Limbs of Ashtanga Yoga

A series of steps and disciplines which purify the body and mind leading one to enlightenment YAMA ~ One’s attitude towards others NIYAMA~ One’s attitude towards one’s self ASANA ~ Postures PRANAYAMA ~ Breathing PRATYAHARA ~ Sensory Inhibition DHARANA ~ Focus DHYANA ~ Meditation SAMADHI ~ Blissful absorption of one’s individual consciousness in the essence of […]

Imagination is Stronger than Knowledge

A moment in meditation… try this. Pick a nice quiet place and lie down, on your back. Close your eyes, let your eyeballs fall to the back of your skull, part your lips slightly, allow  the tongue fall soften on all sides and release it from meeting the roof of the mouth… and start to breathe..deeply. Inhaling […]

HAUTE-SAVOIE, FRENCH ALPS/YOGA & DRAWING RETREAT

Dates to be announced soon! The mountains bring peace to the people. Le Badney 1881/ Morillon is a newly renovated Chalet located in the Haute-Savoie region of the French Alps. Drawing closer to freedom with Jenni Caruana. A very focused and intense way of seeing which can lead to a very deep state of relaxed concentration, […]

SIMON BORG OLIVIER

This coming Summer  from July 10th – 14th I am ELATED to announce  some priceless workshops from  a great teacher, Simon Borg Olivier. Simon Borg-Olivier is a director of YogaSynergy, one of Australia’s oldest and most respected yoga schools. He has been teaching since 1982 and is a registered physiotherapist, University lecturer and keynote speaker at international […]

HAMSTEAD HEATH : FREE EVENT

MichelleBartoloYoga is taking to the park in London soon! This class is open for all peeps of all ages and bendy levels… Date to be announced soon! The Yoga Session will last for 1.15hrs and is FREE for all. RSVP on our Facebook Event NOW!

ASTURIAS YOGA & HIKING RETREAT/SUMMER 2013

This season my aim is to show you what Yoga is ON and OFF the mat. Immersed in natural settings that will leave you feeling more tranquil than you can imagine as we venture to the mountains in Spain and France. Start and end your day with Yoga & enjoy the daily beautiful guided hikes. […]

Yoga Gallery Space / Malta

You have to experience it to believe it. The space I use for my classes are hosted in an art gallery in Sliema. The space is so lovely with inspiring art work all around us that is always changing, just like our practice. The lighting is light, we have a/c for heating and cooling too. […]

Asana

Asana means staying or abiding. It is through asana that an individual achieves the unity of body and mind. The Yogic Asana’s (postures) have been devised for the purpose of comfort and steadfastness during mediation and pranayama. Each posture reflects a mental attitude, whether it be one of surrender, the strengthening of will or the […]