Supta Padangusthasana Yoga Pose (Reclining Big Toe Pose)
I remember going to gymnastic classes when I was a child and finding forward bends and the like really quite challenging. I would sit there and notice the other little girls folding into forward bends quite effortlessly…. Not me! Tight hamstrings are something that I’ve really had to work...Read More
Vrksasana (Tree Pose)
Vrksasana (Tree Pose) This yoga pose helps awareness of balance and it can also quieten a busy mind. It is also a good hip opener. As the centre of balance changes often during pregnancy, this is a good pose to practice as it helps the yogi to be aware of...Read More
Calming Breath Technique
Stress and ways to deal with it – We all have stress in our lives at different stages and learning a good coping mechanism is essential to our happiness. Without a doubt I have found practising yoga to be of great benefit at times of stress. While the asanas...Read More
Why is Baddha Konasana a great Pregnancy Yoga Pose?
Baddha Konasana (Cobbler Pose) Baddha Konasana is a firm favourite pregnancy yoga pose. I certainly loved practising it while I was pregnant. The name “Baddha Konasana” comes from the Sanskrit words ‘baddha’ meaning ‘bound or caught’ and ‘kona’ meaning ‘corner or angle’. It’s translated into English as “Cobbler Pose”...Read More