Monthly Archives: September 2015

Yoga and music

We all know that music affects our emotions, music moves us.  Have you ever noticed the music your yoga teacher plays? In yoga we connect with the rhythm of our breath, and link every transitional movement to either an exhale … Continue reading

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The different types of Yoga – explained!

There are many different types of yoga, so here’s a breakdown of the various methods so you can help find what might work best for you…. Anusara Yoga: A modern interpretation of Hatha yoga. Based on the belief that we … Continue reading

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Using yoga in labour

Yoga can be hugely beneficial to use during your labour to help make it more comfortable, control your breathing and also to focus your mind. Postures for labour and birth: The cat pose – kneel on all fours and arch … Continue reading

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Yoga for children

Children nowadays live in a busy world of school pressures, video games and competitive sport.  This bustling pace can sometimes have a bad effect on our children; however, yoga can help counteract these pressures.  Yoga practice is beneficial to kids … Continue reading

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How to sit in a meditation posture

Do you wonder when you sit down to meditate if you are doing it right? There are lots of different ways for this posture, but the elements are basically the same, here are some points to follow to get the … Continue reading

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The art of relaxation

Getting your body and mind to completely relax is not as easy are you might think. There are so many pressures in our everyday life, many people find it hard to ‘switch off’ from it all. Like any other worthwhile … Continue reading

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Yoga poses to help your hangover

We’ve all done it, had a few too many and woke the next day living with the consequences – a hangover. Instead of heading to the medicine cabinet for a cure you can opt for a healthier method, yoga! In … Continue reading

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Yoga for Seasonal Affective Disorder

 photo from jiannhughes.com With the nights starting to draw in, I thought it would be good to raise awareness of ‘SAD’ and to offer a possible solution. Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is a mood disorder subset in which people who … Continue reading

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YES! I am teaching a Yoga class this Autumn in Shrewsbury

All welcome, mats available 7pm – 8.30pm in the Ballroom, The Lion Hotel, Shrewsbury Here are the dates: September 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 October 7, 14, 21 8 classes before… ….Half term NO CLASS October 28 November 4, 11, … Continue reading

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