Introduction to Yoga – Course Begins 10th September

  Ever wanted to try Yoga but thought you weren’t flexible enough? Tried a Yoga class but couldn’t tell your Dandasana from your Tadasana? Been going to Yoga for years but want to know more about Patanjali? My ‘Introduction To Yoga’ course begins on September 10th and runs each Wednesday 6 -7 at Ryhall VillageContinue reading “Introduction to Yoga – Course Begins 10th September”

Yoga Stars

Britain’s Got Talent Judge Amanda Holden, appeared in the Daily Mail with the caption: “Amanda, 43, recently credited yoga for her improved physique, and it’s clear that her time doing downward facing dog has been working.  The BGT judge said her new fitness regime had helped tone her figure, ‘I used to be a bigContinue reading “Yoga Stars”

Marjari-asana

Why not practice a little yoga at home?  This asana makes a great morning wake up exercise. Come onto the floor on all 4s. Ensure you support your hips by having the knees slightly apart and the thighs vertical.  Support the shoulders in a similar way by placing the hands underneath or very slightly inContinue reading “Marjari-asana”

Yoga Adventure on the High Seas

Over half term why not practice our boat pose?  In class over this term we have been creating variations and adventures to go with them… If you are not sure how to develop the pose – there is a great article taking you step-by-step into it here If you are more confident and can rememberContinue reading “Yoga Adventure on the High Seas”

Are You Killing Your Knees?

Little bad habits could be quietly destroying this important joint When was the last time you skinned your knee? It’s probably been a while since you experienced this commonplace ailment of rough and tumble youthful times. But even if your grown-up ways have made frequent knee scrapes a thing of the past, your habits inContinue reading “Are You Killing Your Knees?”

Team Up for Success…

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 “Team Up for Success…”

Take The Yoga 3 Week Challenge…

 At my Sun Salute workshop on Saturday 18th January, I’ll be teaching a simple flow of postures which has been handed down through many generations of yogis to keep the body and joints supple and fit.  Every student will leave with a handy guide of ‘stick men’ so that they too can keep fit withContinue reading “Take The Yoga 3 Week Challenge…”

Why practice yoga?

People are drawn to yoga for many reasons; sometimes it’s because they have a physical issue – joints getting a bit creaky or neck rather tense and sometimes it’s for the mind calming side that helps to reduce stress and can lead to a really great nights’ sleep. In my own personal practice, I likeContinue reading “Why practice yoga?”

SHAPE UP WITH YOGA

Regretting all those mince pies?  Why not try yoga classes to help shift some of the festive excesses?  Yoga is a 5000 year old tradition used to strengthen the body and calm the mind.  My beginners classes this term focus on a short routine called SALUTE TO THE SUN that will help you to buildContinue reading “SHAPE UP WITH YOGA”