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What are the different type...

different styles of yoga Skimming the yellow pages or the class schedule at your gym for a good yoga class can be a real exercise in confusion. How can you tell the difference between Vinyasa and ashtanga? Or hot yoga and hatha? Below is a cheat sheet to the many different styles of yoga being […]

Why Yoga is for everyone

yoga is for everyone   Ever wonder why yoga is so popular? I have news for you—it’s because it was meant to be just that: a healing, strengthening, calming, and empowering practice that offers something for everybody, regardless of their age, gender, race, size, shape, background, and yes, even their fitness level! Don’t believe me? […]

why baby, toddler and kids ...

Baby Yoga: This class is suitable from 6/8 weeks up to crawling. Baby yoga helps to attune to your baby’s needs and to calm or stimulate them as appropriate with a sense of security and wellbeing. It is beneficial for all babies, you don’t need to practice yoga or even know anything about yoga to […]

Childs pose/Balasana

child’s pose/balasana Childs pose is a resting pose. Benefits Gently stretches the hips, thighs, and ankles. Calms the brain and helps relieve stress and fatigue. Relieves back and neck pain when done with head and torso supported. How to do it: Kneel on the floor. Touch your big toes together and sit on your heels, […]

Smoothie Recipies

smoothie recipes Berry blitz 300ml of chilled almond milk Fresh mango Handful frozen berries 1 small banana Protein rich shake 300ml almond milk 2tbs nut butter unsweetened 1 small banana Large handful frozen berries 2tbs oats

A Simple Breathing exercise...

a simple breathing exercise to reduce stress Stress and anxiety are everywhere. If they’re getting the best of you, you might want to hit the mat and give yoga a try. Yoga is a mind-body practice that combines physical poses, controlled breathing, and meditation or relaxation. Yogamay help reduce stress, lower blood pressure and lower your heart rate. Yoga helps you to access […]

Setu Bandha Sarvangasana or...

  Benefits Stretches the chest, neck, and spine Calms the brain and helps alleviate stress and mild depression Stimulates abdominal organs, lungs, and thyroid Rejuvenates tired legs Improves digestion Helps relieve the symptoms of menopause Relieves menstrual discomfort when done supported Reduces anxiety, fatigue, backache, headache, and insomnia Therapeutic for asthma, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, […]

how to do warrior 3/ VIRABH...

Warrior 3 (veer-ah-bah-DRAHS-anna) Virabhadra = the name of a fierce warrior, an incarnation of Shiva, described as having a thousand heads, a thousand eyes, and a thousand feet; wielding a thousand clubs; and wearing a tiger’s skin. INSTRUCTIONS 1. From Mountain pose, step the right foot a foot lengths forward and shift all of your weight onto […]

Butternut Squash Lasagne

butternut squash lasagne Ingredients 1 tbsp olive oil 225g (8oz) butternut squash (peeled weight), chopped into small 1 red pepper, halved, deseeded, and diced 1 onion, roughly chopped 2 garlic cloves, crushed 225g (8oz) chestnut mushrooms, sliced 2 x 400g cans chopped tomatoes 1 tbsp tomato purée 2 tsp sugar 1 tbsp freshly chopped thyme […]

Benefits of yoga for children

Benefits of yoga for kids It’s hard to be a kid today.Children deal with many distractions, temptations, overstimulation and peer pressure. Schools are challenged to do more with less and be creative in how they reach even the most isolated children Yoga, the 5,000-year-old art of fusing the body and mind, is not just transforming […]