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Need some head space? Clear a path to clarity with Yoga

Need some head space? Clear a path to clarity with Yoga

Do you find it tough to get quality time to yourself? Do you need some valuable head space to clear your thoughts and re-energise? Clear a path to clarity with Yoga.

Yoga increases Purity of thought

Practicing yoga reduces restlessness and inertia. The more rested and clear your mind is the less likely it is  to be constantly chattering, busy getting bogged down with negative thoughts.

Yoga calms your thoughts

Our mind can be compared to the ocean.… Read more

Posted on November 24, 2015

5 ways that practicing yoga during the Menopause can save your sanity!

5 ways that practicing yoga during the Menopause can save your sanity!

I could give you more than 5 reasons why practicing yoga during the Menopause is a good idea for women, but I’ll try to keep it simple. Here are the 5 main reasons why, when peri-menopause hit, I was on the mat looking for ways to navigate the night sweats and the anxieties that took hold and shook me to my core.

It was a bit of an insult then to my ego to learn that I had more to learn as I entered the time of hot flashes, and more importantly, new ground to cover.Read more

Posted on October 28, 2015

Looking to advance your yoga practice?

Looking to advance your yoga practice?

So you’ve completed your beginners yoga course and you’ve been going to classes to beat the band. After initially making great strides you feel your yoga practice has since plateaued and you’re now looking to bring it to the next level. Don’t worry! This is a common issue that a lot of yogis experience. The good news is that all it takes is some small commitments to advance your practice.

Here’s a couple of practical tips that should have you advancing your practice in no time:

1.… Read more
Posted on October 28, 2015

Kundalini & Hatha Yoga – 5 differences

Kundalini & Hatha Yoga – 5 differences

Many different types of yoga exist and it can be difficult to figure out which particular practice is right for you. Today we’ll look to shed some light on the difference between Hatha and Kundalini.

Of course Kundalini and Hatha Yoga have much in common. Both forms contain asana and breath. They both aim to increase awareness and flexibility, decrease stress, and move you toward the union of body, mind, and spirit but there are some differences.… Read more

Posted on September 30, 2015

Yoga Soul Seeker? Let the music take you there

Yoga Soul Seeker? Let the music take you there Bhakti yoga is known as the yoga of devotion, where mantra and soul-stirring music help to elevate our consciousness and experience the vastness of the soul.

Bhakti yoga, like any form of yoga, is a path to self-realisation, to a feeling of oneness with everything. In my early days as a yoga teacher, I went in search of this oneness at an ashram in India. Every evening, we sat, cross-legged, in a large hall, chanting verses from the Bhagavad Gita, the classic text from the Hindu tradition.… Read more

Posted on September 9, 2015

How To Take Care Of Your Nervous System

How To Take Care Of Your Nervous System

Over my years of teaching, the most common complaint I’ve received from students coming to my meditation classes or restorative workshops has been that they find it difficult to wind down, let go of physical and mental tension, feelings of anxiety and not being able to sleep. These difficulties can be summarised with one expression: autonomic nervous system imbalance.

In yoga we often talk about the unity of mind, body and emotions, but too often this concept is left unexplained and it is rarely properly explored.Read more

Posted on July 8, 2015