Let me know the kind of workshops you are interested in for next year… Simply vote in this poll and I’ll work up a schedule and circulate it. Thank you very much for your time – and if you have any suggestions, simply email me!
Are you around over the Bank Holiday? If so, and you’re an existing student, why not join us for a FREE 90 minute yoga class, Monday morning, 10 – 11.30, at the Inspire2tri Studio in Manton? Places are limited – so please just email me here to book in. Look forward to seeing you – well it makes aContinue reading “Your Bank Holiday Bonus…”
Thanks to all who came along to the Face Lift Yoga workshops last Saturday. Here is the happy Manton group basking in the sunny Inspire2tri studio – faces all aglow following our massage and yoga exercises:-)
If you can’t make it to the first week back, you may like to have a go at the following inquiry… Quite a bit of our work this term will be influenced by Donna Farhi’s “The Breathing Book”. This exercise is adapted from the book. You will need a scrap of paper to write down the questionsContinue reading “How do I breathe?”
Hasta Utthanasana (hand raising pose) Begin this exercise standing in the correct alignment. Feet under knees, knees under the hips. Hips in neutral, shoulders feel relaxed and the head balanced. Place the hands right on top of left in front of the body as in the first diagram. As you inhale, raise the hands up in frontContinue reading “Improve Your Breathing Capacity”
This pose is an easy way to strengthen your back – you can do it at your desk when seated or using Tadasana (two leg standing) or a Vrksasana (single leg standing) balance. Try it every day for a minute or two – should help with our work next term on the spine. Also –Continue reading “Cactus Pose – To improve Posture and strengthen the Back”
Without a doubt the easiest part of keeping fit is the decision to do it. Beyond that some begin enthusiastically, some mean to but never get round to it and others find a friend to help motivate them. Teamwork strengthens resolve and builds momentum by pooling struggles and raising spirits when it feels as ifContinue reading “When the going gets tough, the tough team up”
In a recent trail led by the University of York and funded by Arthritis Research UK of over 300 people, those offered a 12 week yoga course experienced a 30% greater improvement in back function than those offered GP care alone. Back pain affects 80% of adults in their lifetime. It’s the top reasonContinue reading “Ouch! Low Back Pain? Yoga Can Help You”