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Article Tag - "Yoga"

Restorative Yoga with Mary Williams

Restorative Yoga with Mary Williams Restorative Yoga – Restore, Relax, Rejuvenate

Restorative Yoga is a slow mindful mellow yoga that will help to support you during times of stress, fatigue or if you’re just plain overworked! Working with supported and quieting forward bends and gentle twists, this is the perfect antidote to a busy, stressful lifestyle.

Cultivate deep relaxation with reclined breath awareness and meditation to begin the practice. We will then work with a combination of props and some very restful poses to soothe the nervous system and rejuvenate both mind and body.… Read more

Posted on November 18, 2017

Yin For Stress with Eimear Beardmore

Yin For Stress with Eimear Beardmore

Yin for Stress Do you find yourself fatigued? Do you feel like you never have enough time to yourself?

The effects of a yang lifestyle, constant busyness and bombardment of media, can leave us feeling drained physically and mentally. Our nervous system is flooded and overloaded without time to wind down and chill out. When we’ve eased this tension we can feel our feelings, think more clearly and access energy more readily in the body.… Read more

Posted on November 14, 2017

How Yoga Works, A Physiotherapist’s Perspective

Yoga is a lot more than an exercise trend for the flexible of wallet and time, as physiotherapist and yoga teacher Orla Crosse explains. As a form of exercise, she believes in it and explains exactly how it works.

Maybe you’ve attended your first few yoga classes this year. Maybe you’ve been in on the secrets for months or years. Perhaps you’re interested in your health and are intrigued to learn more from a Chartered Physiotherapist.… Read more

Posted on October 27, 2017

Yoga For Strong Shoulders – Orla Crosse

Orla Crosse is a chartered physiotherapist and yoga instructor who teaches on our 300-hour advanced yoga teacher training course.

Here’s a short video of Orla discussing the shoulders from a yoga and physiotherapy perspective.

 

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Posted on October 24, 2017

2 Simple Exercises to Demonstrate Optimal Scapular Alignment

2 Simple Exercises to Demonstrate Optimal Scapular Alignment

What exactly are the proper cues for the shoulders in Downward Facing Dog? Hearing all the different cues in classes just makes it more confusing.

In this vide, Susan goes through two simple exercises to demonstrate optimal scapular alignment, in two different arm positions.

Knowing these may assist in understanding more ease-full transitions in vinyasa and safer guidelines for students in some very common yoga asana.

Susan Church & Orla Crosse discuss this & more in their Advanced Yoga for Shoulders and Arm Balances module of our 300 Hour Advanced Teacher Training course.Read more

Posted on October 23, 2017

Restorative Yoga with Sophia Pallaro

Restorative Yoga with Sophia Pallaro Restorative Yoga – Restore, Relax, Rejuvenate

Restorative Yoga is a slow mindful mellow yoga that will help to support you during times of stress, fatigue or if you’re just plain overworked! Working with supported and quieting forward bends and gentle twists, this is the perfect antidote to a busy, stressful lifestyle.

Cultivate deep relaxation with reclined breath awareness and meditation to begin the practice. We will then work with a combination of props and some very restful poses to soothe the nervous system and rejuvenate both mind and body.… Read more

Posted on September 26, 2017