Holiday Reading

I know it’s usual to read a trashy novel while you are on your holibobs… But maybe this year try something new? Why not settle down to a bit of yoga reading? You never know you might find it motivates you to do a bit of summer yoga.   My trusty yoga bible – ifContinue reading “Holiday Reading”

All I want for Christmas…

As Christmas is coming up I thought you might like to see a selection of the books I draw inspiration from… they may make an excellent stocking filler for yourself or perhaps for a loved one – This book is a must for anyone living with a pain in the (insert your area here). PeteContinue reading “All I want for Christmas…”

Well Done Jean!

Congratulations to Jean from the Wednesday morning group in Ryhall.  She was the happy  winner from our summer lucky dip.  The prize was the Asana Pranayama Mudra Bandha book – a treasured guide book of yoga techniques from the Yoga Publications Trust, Mungar, Bihar, India.  This book makes an excellent reference for any practitioner andContinue reading “Well Done Jean!”

I’m not asleep – honest!

Yoga Nidra means yogic sleep.  This is a form of relaxation/meditation that takes you to a deep, healing place where the body and mind can be truly relaxed and yet still conscious. We usually lie in Shavasana on our backs and cover the body as during the process the body temperature falls.   The practice variesContinue reading “I’m not asleep – honest!”

Master Class with Ann Rodgers

On Wednesday 17th July (the last class of term) Ann Rodgers will be returning to Ryhall Village Hall to take the 7.15 – 8.45 class. Ann has been a yoga teacher for many years and is a fountain of knowledge and experience.  She retired from her weekly classes in June last year, but has continued to teach privatelyContinue reading “Master Class with Ann Rodgers”

Retreat, Relax, Refresh

I was at a retreat over the weekend (Dec 1-2nd) with some very special yoga teachers called ‘Swamis’.  It was a wonderful 48 hour immersion into deep yoga practices.  The focus of our work was the Chakras – energy centres which the ancient yogis sensed within the body that correspond uncannily to the endocrine system. Continue reading “Retreat, Relax, Refresh”