Yoga for Physical & Mental Health

Benefits on your Physical and Mental Health

Yoga can have a hugely positive impact on numerous areas of your life including both your physical and mental health.

Is Yoga For Me

Curious about yoga but unsure where to begin?

Our guide offers a step by step guide to answer your questions

Everyone seems to be doing yoga these days, there’s Hilaria Baldwin contorting herself into all sorts of shapes in glamorous places and Gisele Bundchen striking a pose. There are also millions of ordinary men and women around the globe learning the art of yoga and incorporating elements of its moral code into their lives.

In this article I hope to show you how Yoga can benefit you, explain the different yoga types, help you identify which one might suit you, provide you with information about online yoga videos and how you can locate your nearest yoga class.

Category: Physical & Mental Health

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

From Diabetes to Depression

I am a Yoga Therapist based in Edinburgh, and am heartened by the rapid growth in the Yoga Therapy market of late. The public are now coming to realise that Yoga is more than just physical exercise or postures which can help with muscular skeletal problems and aid with relaxation. My interest in Yoga Therapy Read More

Restorative Yoga: Why do we need to “rest”?

A restorative yoga session usually involves a maximum of five or six poses, supported by props that allow the body to completely relax and rest. Held for 5 minutes up to 15 minutes, restorative poses include light twists, seated forward folds, and gentle backbends. The modern restorative practice was mostly designed by B.K.S. Iyengar, an Indian master Read More

Can social media help us on the path to better wellbeing?

With social media displaying a constant stream of health fads, yo-yo diets, and healthy zen people into our everyday lives, it´s no surprise that we feel more pressured to become an improved version of ourselves. But is there a way of using social media to our advantage? Can it help encourage us in a positive Read More

Yoga – After Class

Having danced all my life, I was growing ever wary of the injuries and frustrations that came with them. I sought a solution and began my journey towards teaching yoga in 2013. With the intention of showing people a kinder, more inclusive approach to exercise and injury prevention, I knew this was something special right Read More

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