Yoga to Strengthen Your Core

Here’s a 15 minute set of yoga exercises to help you to strengthen your core. The exercises progress from gentle cycling movements of the legs to twisting movements and then scissoring the legs in the air. All 3 movements are done from the ‘Semi Supine’ position which is lying on your back with your kneesContinue reading “Yoga to Strengthen Your Core”

After the Storm has Passed

Here is a guided relaxation to help us overcome the ups and downs of life. Everyone knows that we are constantly changing, our circumstances alter from one minute to the next. Nothing has brought this home more than the past year and a half of the pandemic. And yet we all get down from timeContinue reading “After the Storm has Passed”

Yoga to Tone the Thighs

If you find that your thighs are a bit ‘jangly’ and wobbly, why not do a couple of yoga postures to help strengthen and tone them up? This is a very short practice using 2 yoga poses. Take care of your joints – ankles, knees and hips – don’t over work them or push intoContinue reading “Yoga to Tone the Thighs”

Have you Lost your Yoga Mojo?

Have you lost your Yoga Mojo? Well don’t worry, we all ebb and flow with our commitment to practice. The main thing is to get your Yoga Mojo back as soon as you are able. And the Do-Yoga! websites are just the thing to do that. Yoga is most advantageous when you do it littleContinue reading “Have you Lost your Yoga Mojo?”

Spring Clean Home Practice

Spring is in the air… it’s time to spring into action! At this time of year yogis often ‘cleanse’ their systems with a variety of practices. They can be physical asana, breathing practices or literally cleaning out the sinuses or digestive system with a special kriya or yoga cleansing method. I’ve devised a simple sequenceContinue reading “Spring Clean Home Practice”

Don’t Over Do It

Are you trying too hard? Don’t fall into this trap in any area of your life… and especially in your yoga practice.  If you are applying too much effort (we call this rajasic in yoga) this will only exhaust you and detract from your enjoyment of whatever it is that you are doing.  If you let goContinue reading “Don’t Over Do It”

Some Book Suggestions…

As it’s coming up to Christmas I thought I’d give you some recommendations for a little present for your Christmas list or for you to give to a friend. Reading about yoga is a great way to supplement your own practice – it’s another way to learn, just looking at the poses helps you toContinue reading “Some Book Suggestions…”