Want Glowing Skin? Forget Expensive Creams and Give Yoga a Try

Our skin is the largest organ in our body! One of the best ways to get glowing skin is to work from the inside out. You can nourish your skin by moving your body.  And one of the leading contributors to skin problems is STRESS. Yoga offers a unique combination of movement, breathing and relaxationContinue reading “Want Glowing Skin? Forget Expensive Creams and Give Yoga a Try”

Warrior Works Wonders for Anti Ageing!

Yoga keeps the mind and body young, 22 clinical trials show (Reposting of Article Published Tuesday 4 June 2019 in Medical News Today) A review analysing the results of 22 randomized clinical trials has found that yoga practice can improve many aspects of physical and mental health among older adults. Yoga can be an effectiveContinue reading “Warrior Works Wonders for Anti Ageing!”

IKIGAI – The Japanese Secret to a Long and Happy Life

  This is a beautiful little book that I got for Christmas. The authors spent time interviewing people (mostly over 100 years old and still leading active lives) to find out what keeps them going. It seems that having a purpose in life is one of the most common themes in these long livers. FindingContinue reading “IKIGAI – The Japanese Secret to a Long and Happy Life”

8 anti-aging benefits of regular yoga practice

Age means nothing in yoga. Our bodies, if kept healthy and happy will go on and on, it’s something that even scientists are coming to agree with. The practice of yoga doesn’t have to take over your life, make you eat vegetarian or grow your hair long. Whilst there are some things that improve with ageContinue reading “8 anti-aging benefits of regular yoga practice”

Yes, You Can Start Yoga In Your 70’s!

I first took up yoga when I was 73!! I found the stretch and relax class at Preston Village Hall (Tuesdays 7 – 8) perfect for me – not too much strenuous exercise. The breathing and gentle exercises helped with my sleeping and relaxation at the same time as strengthening my muscles and bones. MyContinue reading “Yes, You Can Start Yoga In Your 70’s!”

Growing Younger with Yoga

This book by Louise Wiggins is a very accessible book for anyone to pick up and use – in fact it would make a great gift for someone who was thinking about yoga but wasn’t convinced that the practice was for them. It is such a wise book that I can’t help returning to itContinue reading “Growing Younger with Yoga”

YOGAFIT 9th Jan – 17th Feb 2017

This term in yogafit we’ll be exploring Bhujangasana – the cobra pose. Following exercises to warm up the whole body, we’ll be working with several other postures to put together a flow. This will incorporate the cobra in a safe and effective way to continue to develop core strength – the goal of our practiceContinue reading “YOGAFIT 9th Jan – 17th Feb 2017”

New Yoga Classes Come to Ryhall Village Hall

There is a saying about yoga ‘Whatever Age You Begin To Practice, You Stay…’ Why not put it to the test and join one of my new classes?  You too can halt the march of time and reap all the benefits of this ancient form of health care! The 2 new classes will begin onContinue reading “New Yoga Classes Come to Ryhall Village Hall”

Yoga For Your Face

In the Stretch and Relax classes this term we’ll have some time dedicated to our faces…. working with the muscles around the eyes, mouth and neck yoga can be used to literally give yourself a ‘facelift’.  By toning the muscles of the face and giving them a ‘workout’ we improve the contours underneath the skinContinue reading “Yoga For Your Face”