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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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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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The importance of proper breathing in Yoga

Breathing is an important element of yoga practice. If your breathing isn’t relaxed, your body can’t relax into the poses. If your body isn’t relaxed, your mind can’t relax. One of the five principles of yoga is Pranayama or breathing … Continue reading

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Yoga myths debunked

If you are thinking of starting Yoga, you might have come across some of the myths about Yoga, and you might be worrying about them uneccesarily. Yoga is only for flexible people You don’t need to be super agile to … Continue reading

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Today is international Yoga day – 21st June

Today is International Day of Yoga, as declared by the United Nations General Assembly on December 11, 2014. Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi addressed the UN General Assembly on September 27, 2014, explaining: “Yoga is an invaluable gift of India’s … Continue reading

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Can Yoga help you lose weight?

Yes it can!  Let me explain….. Many yoga practices can burn fewer calories than traditional exercise (e.g. jogging, brisk walking); however, yoga can increase one’s mindfulness and the way one relates to their body. So, individuals will become more aware … Continue reading

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MOVEMENT FOR NEW MOTHERS CLASS JULY / AUGUST 2014

*** MOVEMENT FOR NEW MOTHERS CLASS JULY / AUGUST 2014 *** Hi everyone, I have a brand new class available over the summer holidays for new mothers and their babies. Wednesdays 6pm – 6.45pm The Lion Hotel, Shrewsbury, 5 weeks … Continue reading

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What is Prana?

Prana is sometimes translated as ‘breath’ and that the action of breathing enables prana to enter the body. However this is just one of the many manifestations of prana in the human body. Prana is a theoretical concept of a … Continue reading

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Traditional Yoga – the 4 ancient schools of Yoga

As Yoga has increased in popularity, the relative position of the postures has become elevated, leading many people identify Yoga ONLY with postures and believing that the aim of Yoga is physical fitness. However, the postures (known as asanas) are … Continue reading

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The significance of Om

Om is unequivocally regarded as the oldest mantra known to the sages of India. However it’s origins are obscure, not helped by the fact that Vedic and Yogic traditions were based on verbal transmission of secret knowledge and only written … Continue reading

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