Monthly Archives: February 2011

Yoga kit and caboodle – Luxury home practice

Today’s kit and caboodle looks at some beautiful and luxurious accessories from Wellicious and Yogamatters. Luxury Yoga products by yogaspirit featuring cardigans This gorgeous cardigan from Wellicious is made from 70% Cashmere and 30% Silk – perfect for keeping you … Continue reading

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Benefits of Yoga Class planning

The purpose of teaching Yoga is to ‘teach’: to cause a desirable change in the student through enhanced knowledge, understanding or ability.  Ideally the Yoga lesson should also motivate the student to continue with the practice in the way in … Continue reading

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Jonathan Monks 11 September 2011

Jonathan Monks is running a workshop at Shrewsbury High School, SY1 1TN, on Sunday, 11 September 2011. Jonathan uses yoga postures and vinyasa to help develop greater strength, power and fluidity of movement in the individual. This is practiced with … Continue reading

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Review: The Shrewsbury Bakehouse

A slightly different review today! The Shrewsbury Bakehouse is a tiny little bakery opposite Shrewsbury station. I travel on trains a lot with my work and the Bakehouse is a cozy haven of warm-scented calm at the end of my … Continue reading

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‘Riding the Pranic Wave’ With Sama Fabian Sunday March 20th 2011

The Comprehensive Yoga Fellowship Presents ‘Riding the Pranic Wave’ With Sama Fabian on Sunday March 20th 2011 at Acton Parish Hall, Nantwich, Cheshire.CW5 8LE. 10.00am to 4.00pm £25.00 Open to members and non members. Sama Fabian (CSTA IYN 500HR YR) … Continue reading

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Yoga kit and caboodle – Absolute beginners

Beginners Yoga Kit by yogaspirit on Polyvore.com As a beginner you really don’t need more than a sticky mat to get you started with Yoga. However if you commit to Yoga, there are a few inexpensive items that will help … Continue reading

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Anti gravity asanas

Check these images out from http://www.anti-gravity.com/ of people doing suspended asana practice! Has anyone tried this? What do you think?

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Review: Lightweight bricks

These lightweight Yoga bricks from Yogamatters are a great prop to take to class. Yoga bricks are used principally to extend reach in yoga postures. If you can’t touch the floor in a standing forward bend, you can place your … Continue reading

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Yoga jeans…really?

It is pretty obvious that the healthful and vibrant image created by linking a product to Yoga has been used by companies to market their products for some time. Yoga jeans is the latest range of products that make me … Continue reading

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Review: Cork brick

The Cork Brick is a lovely piece of Yoga equipment. Made from natural cork it has the strength and stability of a traditional wooden brick but is much lighter and safer. The the eco friendly cork is non-slip and warm … Continue reading

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