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Iyengar yoga this summer at Maitri Studio

May 27, 2019

Choose your Iyengar yoga classes this July and August

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Rise to the Challenge: join a taster class!

Apr 26, 2019

Don't fancy the 108 sun salutation challenge but you'd like to try yoga? Sign up for a taster class near you!

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Maitri musings: Isvara pranidhana (merging into love)

Apr 26, 2019

Relax and release into the infinite present

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Feature Articles


Maitri musings: svadhyaya (self study)

Apr 11, 2019

Know thyself - understand your tendencies so you can progress in your practice

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Mind Your Mood Launch

Rise to the Challenge: sun salutation practice classes

Apr 03, 2019

Signed up for the sun salutation challenge to raise money for Mind Your Mood? Need to get some practice in before 3rd May? Find a class....

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Maitri musings: tapas (sustained practice)

Apr 01, 2019

Keeping the inner fires burning, the discipline of tapas in practice

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Yoga teacher training opportunities at Maitri Studio

Mar 21, 2019

There are several opportunities to develop your practice and teaching with us at Maitri Studio

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Mind Your Mood Launch

Rise to the Challenge

Mar 11, 2019

Do a sponsored sun salutation challenge, or donate for a yoga taster class, to raise money for Mind Your Mood, Ulster University's mental wellbeing work

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Inspired by a poem

Feb 27, 2019

When we are still, the answers appear, and we can avoid stepping in the holes!

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Maitri musings: santosha (contentment)

Feb 18, 2019

Finding inner satisfaction, content with who we are and what we have.

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Local artwork cards for sale (Feb 2019)

Feb 14, 2019

Support local mental health charity with these beautiful cards for your friends

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Maitri musings: saucha (purity)

Feb 11, 2019

Finding purity lets joyful awareness and peace arise naturally.

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Maitri musings: aparigraha (non-grasping)

Feb 04, 2019

Practice without expectation of reward is liberating!

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Maitri musings: brahmacharya (right use of energy)

Jan 28, 2019

How do we consider wise use of energy in our lives and practice?

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Maitri musings: asteya (non-stealing)

Jan 21, 2019

Claire considers how we might approach generosity in practice

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Maitri musings: find your truth

Jan 14, 2019

Satya: learning to be honest with ourselves

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Maitri musings: ahimsa (non-violence)

Jan 07, 2019

Thoughts on bringing non-violence into your practice

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Maitri musings: the yamas and niyamas

Jan 01, 2019

For me, the yamas and niyamas, the first two limbs of Patanjali’s eightfold yoga path, provide structure and perspective

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Winter Candles

Compassion through the darkness to light

Dec 04, 2018

Read Patricia's top tips to get your energy flowing, boost your immune system and find a sense of connectedness this winter. Regain your child-like wonder to be moved by the magic of sparkly lights and crystal snowflakes - no matter how dark and grey the world may seem!

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Iyengar yoga at Maitri Studio

Nov 21, 2018

Learn about Iyengar yoga at Maitri Studio and choose the best class for you

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Art for wellbeing - illustrated Maitri cards for sale

Oct 08, 2018

Give a friend a welcome gift, and support a local artist and a mental health charity!

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East Belfast Yoga Festival!

Sep 21, 2018

Read about East Belfast's first yoga festival, which we're organising with Yoga Quarter over in Ballyhackamore

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Practice makes perfect

Aug 20, 2018

Updated: open yoga practice sessions!

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The mighty Maitri - finding your calm space starting a business

Jul 12, 2018

Claire and Geoff share their refreshingly honest experience of setting up a new business.

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EastSide Arts Festival 2018 at Maitri Studio

Jun 13, 2018

Check out all the events we're hosting as part of #ESAFest18

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Yinfest: exploring the world of yin yoga

May 30, 2018

Yinfest: a weekend of exploring yin yoga with three teachers at Maitri Studio Belfast

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Sit@Maitri - group meditation update

Mar 30, 2018

Join a group meditation at Maitri Studio to help your personal meditation practice

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Sit@Maitri - group meditation

Jan 23, 2018

Join a group meditation at Maitri Studio to help your personal meditation practice

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What to look for from your yoga teacher?

Jan 13, 2018

How do you decide which teacher to go to?

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My yoga nature

Feb 21, 2017

Why I feel that practising tree pose is contributing to global, not just personal, sanity and health

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Which yoga class should I do?

Jan 07, 2017

New Year, new resolution to take up yoga. "But which class is right for me?" you ask - well here are some FAQs.

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Practice generosity - help us raise money!

Nov 25, 2016

Join us in a gift from east to west, to those who need our support this winter.

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Radical kindness

Nov 10, 2016

Kindness is a turning towards. Turning towards all beings, in their joy and flourishing and in their pain and suffering....(Kara Moses, writing in Resurgence magazine 296)

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Saturday morning yoga at Maitri

Sep 16, 2016

Stretch on Saturdays! Join regular yoga classes to start your weekend at Maitri Studio.

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Which yoga?

Aug 24, 2016

How do I know which yoga I should do?

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Morning mandala

Apr 26, 2016

Waken to spring mornings with flow yoga in the round

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Online login for Iyengar classes

Apr 19, 2016

Keep track of your classes and payments online

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Love your back

Apr 08, 2016

Is sitting the new smoking? And what can you do about it? Read about yoga for back pain.

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Gong bath delights

Mar 15, 2016

I finally attending a gong bath with Lisa & Brian from Soundhenge Ireland and discovered what I'd been missing out on...

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Neil Porteous on attaining perfection in the garden

Feb 22, 2016

An article by Neil Porteous, who shares a gardener's natural optimism about how plants should behave in a new garden design

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Maitri Studio is two!

Feb 16, 2016

Mingle with all the lovely teachers and people who are part of the Maitri community. Chat around the stalls over refreshments, attend a talk or two and try some taster classes. All for just £10 per day ticket!

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Kettlebells Feature

Evoke your inner warrior goddess

Jan 26, 2016

An article from Lisa Barwise, who brings her kettlebells, nutrition and marketing skills to Maitri

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Resolving to practice

Dec 31, 2015

Already getting nervous about sticking to New Year's resolutions? I am...

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Behind our logo

Dec 30, 2015

Find out what our logo signifies for us

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What's in a name?

Dec 26, 2015

We're often asked about the word maitri: how to pronounce it and what it means

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