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As a family we moved to Ballymoney six years ago, where we joined the Church of Ireland, in the united parishes of Finvoy, Rasharkin and Ballymoney.

It is about so much more than just going to worship on a Sunday morning; with this church it is about being involved in and helping the community.

Last week in Sunday club, one of the young girls came in and she was distraught as she had been with Reece Meenan, the young teenager who died in Coleraine in a car accident. Yin yoga poses for neck and shoulders She had been with him that night.

Afterwards her mum thanked us and said she wasn’t going to go (to the club) that day but had got so much love and support out of it she was feeling stronger and really glad she came.

My daughter Rosabelle has a genetic heart condition and at times she can be very unwell, and she can have up to three hospital appointments a week.

I don’t know what I would do without the church family, especially when things are difficult — for example, when Rosabelle is ill. Yoga mudra benefits They surround us all in prayer and keep our spirits lifted when times are tough.

One day I went to a lunch and I didn’t know anyone there, and an older lady from the church gestured to me and said ‘never sit on your own, you can always sit with me’. Bikram yoga poses It is intergenerational.

Jenni Spice (48), lives in Dromore with her husband Chris, who is retired, and their two children, Caitlin (16) and Oliver (13). Yoga workout youtube She owns The Good Room gift shop in the town. The yoga room She says:

For a long time, I didn’t go to church, as I had been let down and disappointed by previous churches. Yoga montreal west island It took me a while to find a church where I felt comfortable and that I belonged to — but I found that in Redeemer Central in Belfast (the church follows the principle of The Apostles Creed and The Nicene Creed, which are summations of the faith handed down from the earliest Christian communities).

I was invited along to an event in the church with my book club and I just liked the vibe so much, I thought I would go along one Sunday — and I loved it.

When I struggled with depression, they were there for me and their prayers were so uplifting. Yoga in daily life alexandria It didn’t make me feel weak or incomplete. Bikram yoga nyc uws schedule Life is up and down but there is always someone from the church there for you — you are never alone.

Previously, I had a lot of anger towards churches, but that was all about someone’s interpretation of religion — not God’s love, which is just a humble and straightforward way to be.

It’s as simple as that and as simple as we want it to be. True yoga Now, I just try to reflect God’s love in my everyday life and I have found a sense of healing from the church community.

I go to church on my own at the minute, as I wouldn’t force it on my husband or children. Yoga studios vancouver downtown It is something they have to find out for themselves.”

Anusha Ramessur (30), a biology tutor, lives in Belfast with her husband Aleksandrs Turs. How to do yoga without a mat They are expecting their first baby in January. Sun yoga friedrichshain berlin She says:

My husband and I have been going to the Hare Krishna Temple in Dunmurry for the last six years. Amazing yoga We are very involved in the church and go along every Sunday to the morning programme.

I am from Mauritius and came over to Birmingham to study and then met Aleksandrs, who is from Latvia. Yoga download podcast Then we moved over to Belfast for work.

We got married in Belfast City Hall in 2013 and then went back to Mauritius where my family had planned a full-blown Hindu wedding which was beautiful and a wonderful experience.

There is a strong sense of well-being attached to going to the temple. Gentle yoga sequence back pain And the spiritual teachers, who are self-realised souls, often visit to offer guidance and impart spiritual knowledge.

They are there to answer questions we have about life, death and God. Yoga jobs los angeles These are things you couldn’t gain from reading books or studying at university.

This sense of belonging is really important especially as our families are so far away. Yoga types wiki It gives me a sense of ease about the baby coming as I know I will be supported.

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