Niyamas, the observances of self through mind, body and environment, can be further broken into the following arms, Purity (Sauca), Presence (Santosa), Study (Svadhya) and Surrender (Isvara Pranidhana).
The Yamas are much like the Golden Rule, doing unto others as we would have them do unto us, and they consist of five philosophies and practices:
We thoroughly enjoyed our time at Yamas last Friday and we will definately be going back. The only slight niggle was a very loud group of ladies on a hen night who got louder and shriller by the minute. Forgetting the ladies the food was awesome, the service was spot on and we loved it!!