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The benefits of Yoga – Relaxation

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The benefits of Yoga – Relaxation – this is a biggie in the world of yoga and one of the most renowned benefits.  Whenever I talk to yoga clients and friends relaxation comes up as a major draw to the practice of yoga.  Envisage several post-practice serene yogis in a beautiful, light and airy ambient […]

Easy Chair Yoga Sequence – Version 2

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Chair Yoga – Sun Loop V2 If you like Sun Loop Version 1 of the chair yoga sequences, you will love Version 2.  If you are desk bound and wishing to do some gentle exercise from your seat or are interested in a full chair yoga class, try this Sun Loop sequence and notice its […]

Easy Chair Yoga sequence 1

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Whether you are desk bound and wishing to do some gentle exercise from your seat or whether you are interested in a full chair yoga class, try this Sun Loop sequence and notice its effect.  Sit upright with a neutral spine away from the back of your chair so your “core” muscles are having to […]

Gentle Years Yoga – it is never too late to start!

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You don’t need to be young and flexible to do yoga! You don’t even need to be able to stand up! All the benefits of yoga are attainable sitting in a chair under the guidance of a knowledgeable Gentle Years Yoga Teacher. But – I hear you say – “I’ve never done yoga before and […]

Sitting – undoing all that sitting at your desk

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Sitting at your desk – how to bring your spine back to good alignment. Hailed as the new smoking, all that sitting at work, in the car, or when reading, texting etc takes its toll on the position the spine naturally gravitates towards. However, it is never too late to begin to bring the spine […]

Yoga for Alzheimer’s Research UK

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A group of lovely yogis met at the Bamboo Yoga Studio in Nottingham to raise funds for Alzheimer’s research. Despite it being a warm sunny evening and lots of yogis already being away on holiday, we raised c£300 for this worthwhile charity and had great fun doing so! The Hatha Yoga practice commenced with a […]

Restorative Yoga (benefits)

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Restorative yoga teaches us how to relax (or remember!) how to relax. In restorative yoga we bring the idea of relaxation into activity rather than simply collapsing on the sofa at the end of the day. Restorative yoga is learning how to rest. Restorative yoga returns us to our natural and innate ability to relax […]

How does yoga work?

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[bws_captcha] How does Yoga work? I am often asked “how does yoga work”. A good question and, one which, until this decade there were lots of theories as to how yoga does indeed work. We know yoga is good for relaxation, flexibility, improved sleep, releasing tension and stress. Boston University School of Medicine research shows […]

Yoga Workshop

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I am pleased to announce my forthcoming grounding Yoga Workshop.  Join us on Sunday 29 January from 10am until 1.30pm at this half day Sunday morning workshop at Bamboo Yoga, a beautiful fully equipped yoga studio environment in Arnold, Nottingham. Allow yoga postures and Pilates exercises to gently awaken you and improve balance, flexibility, core […]

Quick Yoga Relaxation Technique

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If you need a quick Yoga relaxation technique which can be done seated, at home, work or on public transport then try this:  Allow your body to become still and as loose as possible.  Scan for any areas of tension and try to relax them – this could be your forehead, your neck, your jaw, […]