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The Power of Play

Yoga’s not a game…but there’s no reason why we can’t play more and have some fun with it along the way, says Monika Maurer

Irecently received an invitation to a yoga workshop billing itself as a ‘Power of Play Bootcamp’.

Most of us, on the yoga mat as in life, don’t think much about the importance of play. We are often so focused on our goals - whether it’s the next stage of our career, if we can perform a headstand without falling over or even just thinking about what to have for dinner for that evening – that play is simply not on the agenda.

Yet we all know that children play intuitively, without being told how to or why. Play is important to our development as human beings. So why does it tend to peter out when we reach adulthood?

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Welcome to the June issue of OM Yoga & Lifestyle magazine. Keep your practice fresh and alive this summer with your monthly dose of yogic inspiration from us. Inside, you’ll find lots of incredible people with amazing stories to tell, plus plenty of practical anatomy and yoga instruction to feed both body, mind and soul. And the meditations, good vibes and spiritual enlightenment are all packed inside too. Get your stretch on with OM, then afterwards pour yourself a nice cup of mint tea and take some time out with us to inspire you on your epic, unfolding, personal yoga journey. Have a great month, folks. See you on the mat soon!

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