Yoga Blog

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...

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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...

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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...

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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”...

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