Category: Yoga

…and breathe! How to perform Jala Neti.

Prepare your neti pot using purified warm water and raw salt (approximately 1/2 teaspoon to one cup of water; the aim is for the warmth and salinity to mimic our blood) Firmly block one nostril with the neti pot, tipping the head the opposite way Swallow once and then breathe steadily through the mouth. Depending Read More

Pregnancy Yoga

Photo by Marcos Moraes on Unsplash When I was asked to write about Pregnancy Yoga, I thought, great, yes, I can whizz this out in no time sharing my love of Yoga and my fantastic experience of pregnancy yoga, why it’s so good to attend classes and teach them! But actually, when I started to Read More

Yoga for Resilience

Resilience is an essential life-skill; it enables us to cope with and recover from life’s misfortunes and challenges.  Most people will experience an accumulation of loss, trauma, transition and heartbreak, along with joy, love and pleasure in their lives. Practiced regularly, yoga builds strength, flexibility, balance, calm, optimism, and above all, resilience.  Compare the oak Read More

Benefits of Yoga in the Classroom

As much as stress is a part of grownup’s lives it is very much a part of children’s lives as well. Increasing competitiveness, social anxieties and busy after school schedules make children’s lives a real struggle. Research suggests that school-based yoga cultivates mind-body awareness, self-regulation, and physical fitness. And classroom teachers can benefit as well! Read More

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