Yogic Cleansing Practices

“Be at least as interested in what goes on inside you as what happens outside. If you get the inside right, the outside will fall into place.” Eckhart Tolle In our yoga classes this year we have been working with the Kapalbhati pranayama which serves to cleanse the lungs and nasal passages besides many otherContinue reading “Yogic Cleansing Practices”

Shining Skull Breath (Kapalbhati or Breath of Fire)

In our yoga classes this term we have begun to work with Kapalbhati Pranayama (other names include Shining Skull Breath or Breath of Fire). This is a practice which is cleansing and energising – the forceful exhalation clears out the nasal passageways and the pulling force of the abdomen stimulates and strengthens the abdominal musclesContinue reading “Shining Skull Breath (Kapalbhati or Breath of Fire)”

“You are as young as your spine is flexible”

I’m not certain who first said this, but they really do have a point. Keeping the back healthy is so vital to our well being and enjoyment of life that we can’t afford to ignore any niggles or signs that something is wrong. The spine is made up of 33 individual bones stacked up onContinue reading ““You are as young as your spine is flexible””

Stretch & Relax – September 2018

In this year’s Stretch & Relax classes we’ll be taking a tour around the body seeing how each part feels for us on a personal level and also how improvements with one area can often alleviate issues in others… We will begin with our FEET which form the foundation o f our standing postures andContinue reading “Stretch & Relax – September 2018”

Next term – 19th February to 30th March 2018 – Stretch & Relax Classes at Tinwell and Preston

    The work for this half term will focus on some standing postures – the Warriors. These are great for stretching and  strengthening the legs whilst also developing the core and back muscles. We’ll continue to improve our breathing with the stepped breath – great for relaxation too.

Next term – 19th February to 30th March 2018 – Yoga Classes In Tinwell, Preston & Ryhall

In keeping with our theme of the heart we will work opening the heart space with the Bow pose (Dhanurasana). This is an excellent posture for improving the digestion and so we’ll also be thinking about food – our love of food. There will be some time spent considering our relationship with food, how weContinue reading “Next term – 19th February to 30th March 2018 – Yoga Classes In Tinwell, Preston & Ryhall”

NEW YOGA CLASSES WITH SARAH ROGERS

Yoga for All – St Gilbert’s Primary School, Stamford. PE9 2PP Thursday 6.45-8.00pm Yoga for All – Barn Hill Methodist Church, Stamford. PE9 2PP Friday 9.30-11.00am sarahyoga@talktalk.net 07751 884534 I have been teaching Yoga since 1997 and qualified as a British Wheel of Yoga teacher in 2001.  I have been lucky to study with aContinue reading “NEW YOGA CLASSES WITH SARAH ROGERS”

Is Your Posture Getting On Your Nerves?

Did your know that your posture effects the alignment of the spine and this can have a knock-on effect on the nervous system? As the nerves travel through the spine – down the central cavity and in between the vertebrae – it stands to reason that any misalignment due to injury or bad posture will haveContinue reading “Is Your Posture Getting On Your Nerves?”