Inside Outside…

In our 90 minute yoga classes, the April/May half term will continue with the theme of opposites. We will be thinking of our yoga postures from the inside and the outside. After learning several asana (postures) and sequencing them we will begin to add in the appropriate Chakra focus… Why do this? It can helpContinue reading “Inside Outside…”

Sneak Peak into next terms yoga… April 2018

Throughout this year we have been seeking to open our hearts – both from a physical and emotional point of view. In our work over the next 6 weeks we will be looking to release anger and fear which can often block our opportunities to show kindness and compassion. We’ll use some sideways bending toContinue reading “Sneak Peak into next terms yoga… April 2018”

Yoga Classes – September 2017

Our focus for this year will be Anahata – the heart chakra. Anahata colours our life with love, compassion and beauty. Through our yoga pracite we’ll fill our hearts with love and generosity – give ourselves the time and space we deserve to feel loved and give love with joy and radiance. In our asanaContinue reading “Yoga Classes – September 2017”

I’ve heard that opening the hips can help my backache – how is this so?

In the Yogafit classes this term we have been developing a pose called Anjaneyasana – a deep lunge which sinks the hips down and stretches the groin. Ooh-er Mrs! This is extremely beneficial for us all to have a go at – obviously when suitably warmed up and when the time is right – don’tContinue reading “I’ve heard that opening the hips can help my backache – how is this so?”

Sheffield Yoga Centre – New Workshops for 2017

Last year a new Yoga Centre opened in Sheffield. Some students may be interested in the workshops and retreats they offer… The leaders are very friendly, I have been on several of their workshops and training days before. As you’ll see below, they have some real treats in store for 2017. The centre has a beautifulContinue reading “Sheffield Yoga Centre – New Workshops for 2017”

Let Your Light Shine

Give yourself the gift of yoga – in a 1-2-1 yoga session, a special practice is tailored to your needs and you can benefit from hands on care and attention. It’s a time to nurture the self and help it to radiate out and shine through to all the loved ones in your life.  AContinue reading “Let Your Light Shine”

The Advantages of Doing Yoga

It’s actually quite difficult to put into words why yoga is so good for us. For those who have been practicing for some time , I’m sure you know, it just feels right in so many ways. I think the words below by Vanda Scaravelli  (taken from her book “Awakening the Spine”) go some wayContinue reading “The Advantages of Doing Yoga”

3 asana to help boost immunity

If you have already contracted a cold or flu type bug it’s best not to practice yoga asana – rest in Savasana and listen to a relaxation tape, letting go of any anxieties or tension in the body. If you are feeling OK and everyone around you is going down with something – then youContinue reading “3 asana to help boost immunity”

Focus on the Diaphragm

Diaphragmatic breathing is one of the most important things you can teach yourself to do – simply letting go of the tension in the tummy and allowing the diaphragm to move naturally up and down will not only release tension in your back and shoulders but also enable a fuller, more complete breath to enterContinue reading “Focus on the Diaphragm”