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How to use chakras in your yoga practice to better balance your energy

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How to use chakras in your yoga practice to better balance your energy

  Modern science may have proved that the Universe is entirely made up of a mass of energy, but ancient cultures have known for centuries that all living things contain a lifeforce. This “spirit” that flows through us all (and not just after a heavy weekend!) was believed to form energy centres within the body, known as chakras. Translating from Sanskrit as ‘wheel’, it’s helpful to think of these points as a mass of swirling, turning energy.  In Eastern philosophy, any blockages in the flow of energy through the body are believed to cause imbalance that can create illness and...

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Gluteylicious: The 7 best yoga asanas for bums

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Gluteylicious: The 7 best yoga asanas for bums

At Blossom Yoga Wear we’re the first to preach that yoga is about SO much more than the body beautiful, but hey, if they were handing out Beyonce booty’s in class...then sure, we’d certainly take one. Vanity aside, strengthening the glutes helps to support the lower back, hips and knees, as well as reduce imbalance in the pelvis area. If you’re specifically looking to tone your butt, then incorporating some of these 7 yoga poses into your practice will help to firm that derriere.        1. Locust Pose Despite being classed as a basic asana, Salabhasana is one...

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Yoga For Sleep: Bedtime yoga for rest and relaxation Blossom Yoga Wear UK

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Yoga For Sleep: Bedtime yoga for rest and relaxation Blossom Yoga Wear UK

We all know that getting a good night’s sleep is pretty important, as it’s during this time that our body and mind restores itself. To wake up feeling refreshed and at the top of our game, we need between 7 and 9 hours sleep a night. Yet a recent survey found almost three quarters of Brits are actually getting less than 7 hours of shut eye, with stress sited as the biggest reason keeping people awake. As research shows yoga is an effective tool for tackling anxiety and promoting relaxation, some simple bedtime yoga could be the solution.   3...

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Yoga in schools could be the answer to combatting kids anxiety.

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Yoga in schools could be the answer to combatting kids anxiety.

  Exam stress, so called “growing pains”, cyber bullying...it’s no wonder that according to a survey by the Association of School and College Leaders, 55% of schools have reported a rise in stress and anxiety levels amongst their pupils. But could yoga become an effective tool to help combat that?   Hell yeah! Here at Blossom Yoga Wear we’re convinced it can, that’s why we support a campaign to try and get yoga on the UK National Curriculum. Now a new study can be added to the growing list of research which highlights the range of benefits that yoga and...

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