Yoga to Strengthen Your Pelvic Floor

The pelvic floor is a ‘hammock’ of muscles that run from your pubic bone at the front to the sacrum at the rear. Everyone has them, men and women. Gravity pushes everything downward towards the earth – this includes our ‘insides’ (heart, lungs, bowels, stomach etc) – which are pushing on the pelvic floor wheneverContinue reading “Yoga to Strengthen Your Pelvic Floor”

Yoga To Strengthen the Feet

Look after your feet and they will look after you! We rely on our feet for all movement. Keep them clean – use a pumice to get rid of dead skin and dry well after washing. Fungus and bacteria can build up in the feet causing unpleasant odours and irritating conditions such as athletes’ foot,Continue reading “Yoga To Strengthen the Feet”

Have strength and courage to stand still

It’s not often these days that we have the opportunity to stand still. So many thoughts overwhelm us – guilt that we ‘should’ be doing something all the time. ‘Multi tasking’ even – doing two or three things at the same time. Being addicted to activity is just like any other addiction; the more weContinue reading “Have strength and courage to stand still”

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”

Calming Yoga Sequence

Here’s a short sequence to calm the mind, ease the shoulders and… moisturise your feet. A real all round calming sequence! It’s ideal when you are feeling stressed out and need to take ‘a moment’. Find a small, quiet space to lie down in, grab some moisturiser and some soft blocks (rolled up towel willContinue reading “Calming Yoga Sequence”

Keep Up Your Yoga Practice!

Although we will be taking a break from our weekly classes over the summer, there is no reason to stop your yoga practice. In fact this is a good time to make a resolve (in yoga we call this a Sankalpa) to do a bit of practice on your own. This will test your memoryContinue reading “Keep Up Your Yoga Practice!”

Yoga to give you some ‘get up and go’

If you feel rather sluggish now that the Easter Holidays (and chocolate) have left the building and landed on your waist – why not try a few yoga moves to give you some energy and elongate your muscles? Stand with feet in the correct alignment – knees under hips and ankles under knees.  Interlock the fingersContinue reading “Yoga to give you some ‘get up and go’”

Introduction to Yoga 2019

The Introduction to Yoga course in Exton will continue from March 4th with a further 6 sessions. After this the class will continue with the same themes as the Yoga class. The benefit of this is that if you have to miss your usual class one week you are welcome to make it up atContinue reading “Introduction to Yoga 2019”