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'Now, the practice of yoga begins'

At the start of a new term I thought it would be interesting to reflect on this phrase. It's at the beginning of a very old yoga...

Fabulous fascia! It's all connected...

Fascia or connective tissue used to be described as the strong elastic bands that join muscles to bones (tendons) or bones to bones...

Get Fresh!

You could take your yoga mat outside, and do a regular kind of practice, but don't feel you need to be limited to a strip of non-slip...

Yoga to Walk up Hills and Slopes

Take yoga off your mat and out into the world! Organising your body well, releasing tension and moving in good alignment means that your...

Imagine moving your toes one by one...

During yoga practice I often suggest that you imagine making a physical movement and being aware of what that movement would feel like....

Leg Power Boosts Brain Power!

Did you know that strength of your legs predicts the health of your brain better than any other lifestyle factor? New research shows that...

Simply soothe stress away

When I’m feeling stressed and overwhelmed I find it tough to relax my racing mind. That’s when I find I need something more physical to...

Eyes: The window to your... brain!

Your eyes are directly connected to your brain by your optic nerve and the health of your eyes reflects the health of your brain. As part...

Become a Movement Detective!

What you do most has the biggest effect. A yoga class is really only the beginning of yoga practice. An hour of yoga a week is a lovely...

The Yoga of Walking

There’s a functional way to walk that tones your muscles (especially your rear end!) strengthens your bones and soothes your nervous system.

The Vayus: The Flows of Yogic Energy

In yoga the engine behind your being is energy - called prana. A bit like electricity, you can't see prana, just its effects...

Pregnancy Yoga: Back Pain

There are lots of reasons your back can hurt when you're pregnant. Different things will be useful, depending on the cause. Your...

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