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Lotus pose and the meniscus

  Knees and yoga ... ...it's always good to understand why certain poses are not accessible to everyone, and why we should just learn to step back and accept that they'll never be available to ...
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Online Yoga Class: Release a tight Neck & Shoulders

Online Videos: Private yoga in your living room! For those of you who can't get to a regular class, or who would like to build a stronger connection with their personal practice, why not check ...

Healing Spices To Keep In Your Kitchen

The use of spices commonly found in your kitchen can be used to help with your everyday health.  Check out these 4 delicious spices which could help. Article by Dr. P. Patel Do you go running ...
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Why do we do Yoga?

  Why do we do yoga? Is it for exercise, for psychological balance, for improving mindfulness? What brings you back to the mat? I'd love to hear your thoughts, so please do get in touch, ...
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Vanda Scaravelli Yoga Quote: Communicate To Others

“It is imperative to communicate to others what you see and feel. To teach is an urge and a necessity. When you see someone in a cage or a dark room, you cannot help but open the ...
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Gratitude

  Gratitude This last year has been challenging, but also enormously fulfilling. Intelligent Yoga Teacher Training - IYTT was launched this Autumn with the help of our brilliant teaching team (including Tanya Loves, Frankie Walker and Lukas Angelini). There’s already ...
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Energy Boosting Meditation

  Energy Boosting Meditation Find a quiet place, where you can be alone.  Switch off your phone and make yourself comfy, sitting or lying down.  Just 5 minutes will be great - but 10 is ...

Why Sitting Is Bad For You + What Easy Remedial Action Can Be Undertaken

Sitting, we all do it - but we can do better.  Here are 9 ways to help. Article by Dr.J. Metzl "Sitting," says Dr. James Levine, an endocrinologist at the Mayo Clinic who has researched ...
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Yoga Consent Chips

  Consent in Yoga So happy to see that so many teachers are beginning to use consent tokens. It's such a simple way for students to communicate to the teacher that, for today, they'd rather ...

Coffee: What are the healthier alternatives?

Coffee - You’ve tried to quit? Try out these 5 healthy alternatives. Article by B. Theriault You’ve tried to quit. But that hot, steaming mug is part of your morning ritual. Without that first cup ...
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Vanda Scaravelli Yoga Quote: Rigid Mind Wrong, Flexible Mind Often Right

“A rigid mind is very sure but often wrong. A flexible mind is generally unsure but often right.” ~  Vanda Scaravelli Vanda Scaravelli has inspired many people, and continues to do so even to this very day. ...

Why long fermented bread is good for you, and why you should eat your crusts!

Fermented Bread - A German study (2002, Hoffman et al) found that the baking process produces a potential cancer-preventing antioxidant in bread that is eight times more abundant in a dark crust than in the crumb. ...