Give Yourself A Hug!

In the Summer term our beginners yoga classes will focus on our arms and shoulders. We have been moving through the body – starting from the ground up – working to strengthen, stretch and inform ourselves about all the different parts of our physical body. In this final term we will loosen, strengthen and stretchContinue reading “Give Yourself A Hug!”

Nourishing the Mind & Body

In the summer term (June/July 2019) our yoga classes will nourish the mind and body looking at the concepts of UP & DOWN. Spending time bringing our focus to the souls of the feet and the crown of the head (please bring a block if you have one). We will work between Up Dog andContinue reading “Nourishing the Mind & Body”

What are the Chakras?

Chakras are energy centers… ancient yogis developed a concept of energy pathways running all around the body – rather than our energy just radomly ‘fuzzing’ about inside us.  This is similar to the system of meridians used in Chinese medicine, reflexology and acupuncture. One of the main energy pathways (nadis) is along the spine.  WhereContinue reading “What are the Chakras?”

LOTS OF MONEY RAISED AT OUR YOGA PARTY : )

A HUGE BIG SMILEY THANK YOU to everyone who cooked, donated, photographed and joined in the ‘community’ yoga for our Yoga Party. We raised a whopping £492 for the Leicester based charity Hope Against Cancer. For those that couldn’t attend, here’s a flavour of the evening… Firstly, we did about an hour of yoga –Continue reading “LOTS OF MONEY RAISED AT OUR YOGA PARTY : )”

Let Your Light Shine

When we greet with Namaste!  We are greeting the light within the person or people we see.  It is not their physical shape, attitude or energy of the body but the light within. You can think of this as a persons soul or spirit. Yogis consider a person or being to be made of severalContinue reading “Let Your Light Shine”

Cactus Pose – To improve Posture and Strengthen the Back

  This pose is an easy way to strengthen your back – you can do it standing in a wide leg stance as I’m doing or Tadasana (two leg standing).  If you need a break from your work at a computer keyboard, try it at your desk when seated! A minute or two everyday shouldContinue reading “Cactus Pose – To improve Posture and Strengthen the Back”