Ujjayi Breath – a beginners guide

  Ujjayi Breath is a great practice for relaxation – calming for the mind and soothing for the body.  It is also great treatment for anxiety and insomnia. Please be patient with yourself when learning this practice as it’s not the easiest practice to do. Sit in a comfortable position, the spine erect and theContinue reading “Ujjayi Breath – a beginners guide”

Yoga for Good Vibes

Our new term begins next week (20/4/20) and the classes are designed specially to be taught online with the focus on raising energy vibrations. The affects of lockdown are affecting us all – they can be felt physically, mentally and energetically. Our yoga this term will focus on the vibrations that we give off andContinue reading “Yoga for Good Vibes”

the FIRE element

January 6th 2020 – February 14th 2020 – Yoga and the FIRE element In our next term of yoga classes we will be working with the Fire Element. This is based in our navel area and powers our capacity for digestion. When you think about it, everything that happens to us has to be ‘digested’.Continue reading “the FIRE element”

Do Yoga Q&A #2

Got a question about yoga? Want to know where to put your arm in Trikonasana? How does Downward Dog help your shoulders? Why do we chant OM? Send me an email and I’ll do my best to explain it for you x What’s the right breathing for Marjariasana (cat and cow postures)? The Cat andContinue reading “Do Yoga Q&A #2”

Nadi Shodana Pranayama – Alternate Nostril Breathing

Alternate Nostril breathing sounds and looks pretty strange, but it has great health benefits once you learn to do it.  As the name suggests we breathe through alternate nostrils in a set pattern. Nasagra Mudra is the hand position we use for Alternate Nostril breathing. Use the right hand and place the forefinger and middleContinue reading “Nadi Shodana Pranayama – Alternate Nostril Breathing”

The Gayatri Mantra

I love this version of the Gayatri Mantra – I find it very joyful and upbeat. This chant is from the Rig Veda  one of the oldest known written works.  It has been sung from the very beginnings of time.  Don’t you feel like tapping your foot, nodding your head or humming along?  It hasContinue reading “The Gayatri Mantra”