Opening Your Heart

Our work in the yoga classes this year will be based upon looking after our hearts.  The work this term involves physical postures to open the chest and strengthen the back – by doing this we are creating more space for the heart to do its’ job.  Often, as a result of sitting for prolongedContinue reading “Opening Your Heart”

Lets Explore… SEATED TWISTS

Twists are great ways to reduce tension in the back muscles and they also help to undo knots in our minds as well… (It’s the yoga magic!) Additional benefits include a wringing action in the soft tissues which squeeze out fluids and then upon release of the twist refill with fresh juices – FEELS GOOD!Continue reading “Lets Explore… SEATED TWISTS”

Make an ongoing commitment to your own health and wellbeing

Looking after your health is an ongoing process and we must always be increasing our commitment to it as we get older and become susceptible to more problems. Most of us take good health totally for granted – something we are given and don’t have to take care of. But as you are probably thinking,Continue reading “Make an ongoing commitment to your own health and wellbeing”

Inspirational Poetry for Meditation over the Sunny Summer months…

Why not steal five or ten minutes over the summer to simply sit and read a poem? You could even read it on a visit to a beautiful place – some local suggestions – Rutland Water, Launde Abbey or Burghley Park… You fill my soul with sunshine  You fill my soul with sunshine my heartContinue reading “Inspirational Poetry for Meditation over the Sunny Summer months…”

Mantram CD by Rajesh David

We have been listening to the wonderful music and chanting of artist Rajesh David at the beginning of our sessions this term. The CD (titled ‘Mantram’) is available from his website here and contains several mantras set to haunting melodies which are ideal for relaxation and meditation. All of the tunes are famous mantra chants. TheContinue reading “Mantram CD by Rajesh David”

Lost Your Yoga Mojo?

Don’t worry, we all ebb and flow with our commitment to practice. The main thing is to get back to it as soon as you are able. Yoga is most advantageous when you do it little and often – 15 -20 minutes daily is ideal. In class everyone suspends their practice from time to timeContinue reading “Lost Your Yoga Mojo?”