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What is Yoga Therapy?

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What is Yoga Therapy?

If there’s anything a global pandemic has taught us, it’s that self-care is paramount. The simple act of carving out a small portion of the day just for you is therapeutic in itself, regardless of the activity you choose to enjoy. But did you know that yoga can be used to benefit both your physical and mental health? Here’s a little guide to yoga therapy and how you can prioritise your overall health and wellbeing with poses and breathing exercises you can incorporate into your practice.   What’s the Difference?   We know what you’re thinking. How exactly does yoga...

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Support our Yoga Studios or Lose them!

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Support our Yoga Studios or Lose them!

During the past few months, I don't know about you but I have got quite used to practicing yoga and fitness at home. I didn't have to stick to the class times scheduled by studios or gyms and I could usually find a free IGTV class to do when ever it suited me, and guess what I've got used to it.  No more rushing to get ready, drive to the studio, find a parking space and still claim my favourite place in class. And I have to say I like it! However, when my local studio reopened I wanted to go...

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Yoga Nidra

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Yoga Nidra

What is Yoga Nidra Yoga Nidra, also known as yogic sleep, is a state of consciousness between waking and sleeping. Induced by a guided meditation, the body is completely relaxed and ready to open the doorway to a place where we see both ourselves and our lives in the best possible light. Laying completely still and following a set of verbal instructions, you will close down all other senses using only your hearing. You will be guided on a journey, and experience travelling through several stages to awaken a seventh sense, and tap into an underlying sense of peace. Why...

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Five Motivating Yoga Mantras to Use This Month

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Five Motivating Yoga Mantras to Use This Month

You’ve made it through what undoubtedly feels like the longest month of the year but just in case you need a little extra motivation to keep you going, we’ve got five motivating mantras to put a spring in your step this February.

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Yoga + Breathing - Why breath is such a big deal in yoga

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Yoga + Breathing -  Why breath is such a big deal in yoga

Go to one of the many yoga classes on offer and you’ve probably noticed how many times you get reminded to breath. The link between yoga and breathing is a big deal in the yoga world, but why exactly?! You may be thinking at this point, ‘well breathing is a pretty big deal to me in general, you know, to avoid unpleasant side effects such as dying’. So why is this already involuntary reflex highlighted as such an important element to any self respecting yoga practice? Why is there so much focus on breathing in yoga? A lot of yoga...

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