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Yoga for a healthy heart

Yoga can help keep your heart in shape. Here’s a few ways in which yoga benefits your heart: Reduces stress Stress may cause some people to drink too much alcohol, or lean on caffeine, sugar and fatty foods which can … Continue reading

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Yoga for bigger bodies

Many people may let their size or how they feel about their bodies hold them back from attending a yoga class. They may think they are too big to practice yoga, or may think they need to lose weight first … Continue reading

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Yoga for sciatica

What is sciatica: Sciatica refers to pain radiating along the sciatic nerve, which originates in the lower spine as a combination of several nerves from the low back region. The nerve branches from the spine to the left and right … Continue reading

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Festive yoga poses!

If you are looking to bring a bit of festive spirit to your classes, or just want a fun way to keep the kids active over the holiday season, then these poses are a great place to start.   Give yourself … Continue reading

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Siddhasana – The Accomplished Pose

The Perfect pose, also called Accomplished Pose, or Siddhasana, is a comfortable seated position for meditation. This pose opens the hips, lengthens the spine and promotes groundedness and inner calm. The Sanskrit word siddha (pronounced sidd-hah) means both “perfect” and … Continue reading

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Yoga poses to do every day

For those with busy lives, much as you may love attending a full yoga class, it is not always possible every day. The following five moves are ones you can do from home and work.  Just a few minutes with … Continue reading

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YOGA CLASSES 2016

After an unexpected trip to A and E last week, and after much careful thought I have decided to take a break from Yoga teaching, with immediate effect, to ensure that I recover completely and thoroughly. This has been a … 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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