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YogaTalk is a space for guest posts. Yoginis, yogis, teachers and other like-minded, lovely humans are welcome to contribute. This is yours to share your thoughts, and wares of interest to the community. Please enjoy and use respectfully.

Garlic – by Tracey Wheeler

It’s easy to think over the last few days that spring may be on the horizon but sadly there are still lots of colds and flus lingering around. My favourite cold tonic is easy and seems to work most times for me. Cold tonic 3-4 cloves garlic 2-3 slices of ginger 1 teaspoon honey Place…
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Turmeric – by Tracey Wheeler

Turmeric is getting some well-deserved airtime at the moment. It has long been a part of Chinese and Indian healing systems, where it is mainly used for its anti-inflammatory properties. These anti-inflammatory properties have been helpful in a range of conditions including arthritis, jaundice and lowering pain levels. Alongside the anti-inflammatory properties, turmeric is also…
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Buckwheat – by Tracey Wheeler

I love buckwheat, it is one of my favourite foods at the moment. So versatile, so nutritious and so filling. Buckwheat has great nutrition and is becoming more and more popular in shops and cafes. Buckwheat is native to Central Asia and was originally cultivated in China and while buckwheat may seem like a grain…
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The Yoga Of The Hips – by Kate Southward

I’ve cried a lot in yoga classes over the years. A few specific memories are etched in my mind. If it’s happened to you too, you might attest that it can seemingly come out of nowhere. Like the fright of someone appearing right behind you when you haven’t seen them and you let out a…
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Sesame Seeds – by Tracey Wheeler

This weekend while making some delicious raw energy balls I was reminded of the underrated awesomeness of the sesame seed. I often use these little seeds in some of the balls that I make and add them to all sorts of meals and salads. They are bursting with lots of great nutrients and I have…
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Freedom for All Yogi Kids – by Gopala Amir Yaffa

Freedom is our birthright. It is so natural to us that many times we take it for granted. When we hear about oppression, or about people who have many less choices than us westerners, we are in shock. We want freedom because freedom IS happiness. When we feel limited we experience suffering, and when we…
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Winter Wellness – by Tracey Wheeler

Winter wellness immune boost – Winter can be a tough time all round. It’s cold and damp and we dream of island retreats and warm sunny days. During this time it can be common to pick up the odd bug or two, so how do we stay in shape and keep the bugs at bay?…
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Family Time – by Gopala Amir Yaffa

We run around like crazy every day; we get the kids to school, we commute, we put in a full day’s work. When we come home, we have a house to organize, dinner to make, bills to pay. And our kids are as busy – they have school until the late afternoon hours, then homework…
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