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3 Yoga Tips to Help Stay Calm this Christmas

Christmas is a wonderful time but it’s also a busy and sometimes stressful time. More than ever, yoga can be enormously helpful in keeping us sane! Here are a couple of tips to help make a bit of time for your yoga practise during the Christmas holidays. Breathe  When...

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New Classes New Courses

  New Courses, New Classes Hello Yogis, New (slightly longer) yoga courses will be starting next week. I’m delighted to be adding a new Thursday morning class to my schedule. This class is a mixed ability, yoga flow class and hopefully will suit those of you that aren’t available...

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Yoga and Flexibility

When I started practicing yoga, one of my main objectives was to become more flexible. And now that I’m teaching yoga, I often have students tell me the reason they want to practice yoga is to increase their flexibility.  I’ve also met a lot of people who say they...

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The 8 Limbs of Yoga

In the Western world we often think of yoga as just a physical practice. But long before there were any yoga studios there were The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali. The Sutras are an ancient manual containing  196 Indian sutras (aphorisms) written in approximately 400 AD. Most likely it was...

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Thinking of Attending your 1st Yoga Class?

So, you’re thinking of signing up for a yoga class? What you need to know… What to Wear? There’s no yoga uniform. But wear something you find comfortable to move in, such as leggings and a tee shirt. I recommend 2 layers, so you can remove one as you...

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Yoga for Insomnia

Yoga Breathing Exercises (Pranayama) to Help with Insomnia Did you know that at any given time 45% of us are sleep deprived! Back in the 1960’s we slept on average for 9 hours a night. Today that has reduced to 6.5 hours. It’s just not enough. Not getting sufficient...

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