Category: Yoga

Yoga is not a competition

It’s not about who has the coolest yoga pants. It’s not about how many multi-syllabic Sanskrit terms you know. It’s not about how many hours you put in. But it is about taking the time to turn up for a class, even if it's just once a week. Today’s popular culture can sometimes distract us Read More

Benefits of Yoga Nidra for Children

Yoga Nidra is an ancient but little-known yogic practice that is a form of guided relaxation combined with alert awareness. The literal translation of Nidra is sleep, however Yoga Nidra is a dynamic state, not like the unconscious sleep of night time. In this meditative practice we practice letting go, surrendering and simply being here Read More

Yoga

I graduated from yoga teacher training at Sampoorna, Goa in May 2018. I had spent the month immersed in the daily practices of yoga and philosophy lessons. We were asked to set an intention at the opening and closing ceremonies with the tying of red cords to our wrist. I set both of my intentions Read More

The Asana Clinic: Week 3

Finding Strength in Virabhadrasana II As we begin the descent in to February, our New Year sincerities are either earnestly established, now forming an integral part of our daily routines – or they are well and truly out of the window. Whatever your situation, drawing on some inner strength could be key to re-establishing, or Read More

Yoga Therapy

Many of us love our yoga classes. Once a week we stretch and move in time with our breath and come out of the class feeling wonderful. That feeling may stay with us through the day, perhaps even into the evening, but at some point, we revert to our normal ways, forget to be aware Read More

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