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Balancing and Floating Yoga Workshop with Susie Murray

Balancing and Floating Yoga Workshop with Susie Murray

This illuminating 2-hour workshop will help you bring a sense of weightlessness into your yoga practice. Enjoy floating through poses and building on your balance and stamina.

Learn how to quickly access better alignment, balance and alignment by connecting with your core. Experience a new level of concentration and challenge with the playfulness of this practice.

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Posted on May 3, 2017

Why are there more women doing yoga than men?

Why are there more women doing yoga than men? Media Influence?

Is it really just because women tend to pay more attention to their bodies than men do or have we just become brainwashed by social media images?  The glossy magazine covers parade a never-ending stream of willowy, super-flexible, women across our screens.  And then when we do see men doing yoga, they tend to be amazingly buff and gymnastic-like.

Speaking of buff and gymnastic-like.

We’ve recently been treated to the beautiful sight of the two kilt wearing Scottish yogis, Tristan Cameron-Harpe and Finlay Wilson.… Read more

Posted on March 14, 2017

Are Yoga Retreats Fun?

Are Yoga Retreats Fun?

I was trying to convince my friend to come on a yoga retreat with me and was surprised when she asked me if there would be any craic?

Loads! I replied. I went on to extol the joy of yoga.

  • The self exploration, breathing and the benefits of moving slowly.
  • The giving your body time to rest.
  • The well deserved self-love and nourishment

when I noticed the light in her usually sparkly eyes had been snuffed.… Read more

Posted on March 9, 2017

Upside Down, Inside Out – A Hand Balancing Master Class with Bev Porrino

Upside Down, Inside Out – A Hand Balancing Master Class with Bev Porrino

Inverted postures revitalise us. The take the weight off the legs, improve circulation and stimulate the glandular system. They improve concentration and can help with disturbed sleep patterns.

In this master class we will work through a number of inverted postures from shoulder stands – Sarvangasana cycle. Sisasana – head stands and Ardo Mukha Vrksasana – Hand stands. We will learn about wrist anatomy and how to strengthen them. We will explore bone stacking and how to find our centre of gravity.… Read more

Posted on December 13, 2016

The Secret to Flourishing Gut Health

The Secret to Flourishing Gut Health

We contain trillions of microorganisms that are essential to the normal functioning of our bodies. Studies have revealed that beneficial bacteria in the gut have a major influence on our health, improving digestion and immunity, helping us to maintain a normal weight and affecting our emotional well being. Psychobiotics is a brand new science that explores the link between these ‘good’ bacteria in our gut and mental health issues such as depression and anxiety.… Read more

Posted on October 5, 2016

3 ways restorative yoga helps beat the Autumn blues

3 ways restorative yoga helps beat the Autumn blues

It takes some time for our body to catch up with seasonal adjustments. It takes care and attention to help our bodies transition through the season giving us the energy to gracefully skip through to spring!!

Bring on the woolly jumpers, hearty hot pots, roaring fires & a good pinot noir! Let’s get ready to embrace the season ahead with a regular yoga practice and incorporate the following elements to help ease the transition along: relax, restore and rejuvenate.… Read more

Posted on September 7, 2016