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Yoga to relieve stress & anxiety

Yoga and meditation are amazing ways to relieve stress and anxiety. You can really let go of worries and focus in on yourself. Stress can wreak havoc on your immune system and it’s [...]

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Mindful Gratitude

Being thankful can bring huge benefits to your life. In this blog we look at what it is to practice mindful gratitude. Breathe: Words for a Mindful Moment “The medieval Christian mystic Meister [...]

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What is Yoga?

One of our new Teacher training students, Sally, writes about the roots of Yoga and what it is to her. This is always the first piece of homework that we set at the beginning of teacher training [...]

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Six Different Views on Breathing in Yoga

According to yoga philosophy, postures are merely preludes to deeper states of meditation that lead us toward enlightenment…How? Breathe like a yogi.   [...]

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In-versions

“I want to do a shoulder stand…a headstand…a handstand…” So much out-ward energy for such in-verted positions. Our desire in life to be able to “do” something is strong, and [...]

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Making Friends With My Anxiety

https://www.everyday-mindfulness.org/making-friends-with-my-anxiety/ – Sheila Bayliss As a wellbeing coach and mindfulness teacher, I don’t just share from the theory of mindfulness, but [...]

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The Bhagavad Gita and the battle of everyday life

https://www.ekhartyoga.com/articles/practice/the-bhagavad-gita-and-the-battle-of-everyday-life  by Emma-Louise Newlyn Whether from an ancient Yogi or a modern-day practitioner’s [...]

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Mudras De-Mystified

Mudras are often part of a yoga class, but how much do you really know about them? Especially if you are new to yoga, it can all get confusing. Which one should we use and when? And what is the [...]

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20 Reasons You Can’t Do Yoga… And Why None of Them Are True

https://yogainternational.com/article/view/20-reasons-you-cant-do-yoga-and-why-none-of-them-are-true – by Amber Burke There are almost as many great reasons to do yoga as there are yoga [...]

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Alignment in Yoga: Does it Matter?

Iyengar said: “We practice asana in order to create an environment of quiet and ease in the body, so that the mind can also dwell in quiet and ease.” Aligning the body so that every part is [...]