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Navaratri puja

Puja is an opportunity to offer ourself to qualities we with to connect with. Navaratri is the nine-day festival of the Divine Mother: Durga – mother, protection, spiritual upbringing and strength Lakshmi – natural beauty, spirtual wealth, grace Saraswati – artistic endeavour, higher knowledge, intuition The sessions include meditation, chanting and reading. The practice of […]

friday night nidra

wind down from the week; move into the weekend relaxed and connected £12 drop on (but best to RSVP) £10 in advance Book here 7 – 9pm includes mindful yoga moves 40 minute yoga nidra (guided lying down meditation) post-nidra souper soup (vegan) Upcoming dates: Dec 8th, Jan 12th, Feb 9th, March 9th  @vivekagardens MID-WEEK NIDRA […]

Introduction to Sivananda Yoga Workshop – various dates

Are you looking to try yoga or develop your practice? Would you like to establish a routine that energises and relaxes you physically and mentally? Do you prefer to connect to a traditional form of yoga? Come to this workshop. Two dates: Viveka Gardens Yoga Farm Sunday 14th January 2.00 – 5pm West Leigh, Zeal […]

almond milk

This is the protein-prana-power filled snack that keeps you going on Sivananda Sadhana Intensive from rising at 5, doing some practice, meditation and chanting and going on for the next 2 and a half hours with pranayama before brunch at 10. It’s a classic yoga food and repays ‘eating’ in the mouth as you drink […]

oaty fruit crumble

This is low-hanging fruit: an easy vegan conversion from a traditional British dessert. Use gluten-free oats in a scattered topping and flour not required. No need to miss out on sweetness now. Get ready to cruuummmbllle! Coconut oil is lovely rubbed in with the oats and is especially good with apple when it is spiced up with […]

chana dhal

This is a go to basic dhal made with split yellow peas, readily available and inexpensive – yet soooo delicious! If you leave it til the next day you’ll see it ‘gelatinous’ with protein. Much loved on retreats here, as you can maybe tell from the beautiful smiles. This recipe makes use of the ‘chancing’ […]