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Self care surrounding your yoga practice

Self care surrounding your yoga practice: you deserve it! You are already caring for yourself by getting on your mat. But what kind of self care do you take surrounding your yoga practice? The colder months have arrived and that means that we are going to turn inwards. You are probably a bit more at […]

Effort and ease: balance in your body and life

Balance in your life_effort and ease

Balance in your body equals balance in your life Looking for balance in your body and life means looking for the balance between effort and ease. Finding the balance between being driven, doing nothing, and relaxing varies from person to person. Some people are restless and have trouble with sitting still and taking a breather, […]

8 Common Yoga Myths – Busted!

Bridge pose

We have all heard them before – those myths and rumors around yoga that seem to be coming out of nowhere. They are just kind of there. If you’re an experienced yogi, they might make you chuckle. But worst case scenario, if you’re new to yoga or are thinking about where to start some of […]

How does the time of day affect your yoga practice?

How does the time of day affect your yoga practice?

Discover how to optimise your yoga practice depending upon the time of day. The practice of yoga has always been synonymous with nature, the movements of the sun and moon and the passing times of the day. Whilst the Surya Namaskar (Sun Salutations) sequence is traditionally practised at sunrise and more restorative practices at the end of the […]

The flexibility myth

Sandra Carson looks at how our yoga practice may be over-stretching our bodies and how a certain amount of ‘stiffness’ might actually be more beneficial. “I am too stiff to do yoga” must be the most common argument I hear from people who say they are interested in yoga but have never tried it. Of course, they could […]