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Yoga and Running

To me running and yoga are inseparable. Both connected with a common thread. The breath. The first thing I bring to my yoga practice is the breath. Soothing, calming and centering. It prepares [...]

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Starting a Home Yoga Practice? Our top tips

With the majority of people staying at home over the coming weeks, we look at how you can start a home yoga practice and make time for yourself. Where to practice yoga at home? How much space do [...]

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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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Yoga for Cyclists

At the Yoga Space many of our members cycle to class which is a great way to help the environment and your fitness, but how can yoga specifically help cyclists?  In this blog we explore yoga [...]

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YogaFest 2020 – Celebrating our Community

February sees us celebrating 16 years of  The Yoga Space here in Leeds with our best birthday yet, YogaFest 2020, and it made me think about celebrating our amazing community! When I think back [...]

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Living Sustainably & Practicing Patanjali’s Yamas

Living Sustainably Blog post by Teacher Training graduate Astrid. Climate change protests bring the reality of climate change to my doorstep and asked me to think about what we can all do to live [...]

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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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To Prop or Not to Prop by Joey Miles

Joey Miles looks at the benefits of using props in your Yoga practice. To prop or not to prop? That is the question: Whether ‘tis nobler in the body-mind to suffer The slings and arrows of [...]

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Let’s Plant more Trees. It’s Our Planet and Our Problem.

Why do we want to plant more trees? On 29th July 2019 we had used up the earth’s resources that should have lasted for the whole of 2019? Called Earth Overshoot Day, it’s a good guide to how [...]

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Power of the Breath. May the Prana be with you.

Just breathe. We look at the power of the breath and how it can help you deal with whatever life throws at you. Stress-causing life events I’m moving house. There’s a phrase strong enough to [...]