Sophia Pallaro's Blog Post
This beginners yoga course is perfect for those completely new to yoga or haven’t been in a while and would like to refresh. Learn the basic postures, breath work and develop a great yoga foundation.
Yoga is one of the original concepts which today would be labelled as holistic. That means that the body is related to the breath; both are related to the brain; in turn this links with the mind, which is a part of consciousness.… Read more
We will begin by connecting to our body and opening those areas of the body where emotions often get “stuck”. Cultivating awareness of the breath and a kind meditative attention to our body will guide us to noticing how we really feel.
Mindfulness is a gentle way of being present and seeing clearly what is happening in your life. Being aware of what you are doing while you are doing it. Have you ever gone for a walk and realised at the end of it you were so completely consumed with your thoughts you never took in your surroundings, felt the wind on your cheek, smelled a scent on the breeze or acknowledged your limbs working to propel you forward?… Read more
Has life made it difficult for you to relax, is your mind constantly racing, is your nervous system overstimulated?
Practicing restorative yoga helps to eliminate fatigue and stress that accumulates in our daily routines. Our bodies become less vulnerable to stress-related illnesses, helping us achieve optimum health. Restorative yoga activates the parasympathetic nervous system, enabling automatic control of the body. The regular nervous system is at rest, and the muscles become more relaxed.… Read more
Are you ready to start practicing yoga? Are you a little apprehensive about what to expect? If so, it’s good to get a heads up before your first yoga class.
Class always starts with a short meditation and a gentle warm up, we guide you through your first yoga poses and end with a lying down relaxation. Throughout the class you’ll be encouraged to focus on your breath and to ‘find easiness’ as you move from one pose into another.… Read more
Restorative yoga provides healing for body and mind. It is the perfect practice to rejuvenate tired limbs and a great antidote to a busy lifestyle. It helps in the recovery from illness and is a great tool to deal with emotional difficulties, anxiety and depression.
By activating the parasympathetic nervous system, you take automatic control of the body. Allowing the regular nervous system to rest and the muscles to become more relaxed.… Read more