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The Health Benefits of Hugging

By Catherine | August 2, 2018

The average length of a hug between two people is 3 seconds. But hold on for longer, around 20 seconds, and the body releases oxytocin, the love hormone. This is known to have a profound…

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NEW Human ‘Organ’: The Mesentery

By Catherine | July 26, 2018

  A NEW ‘organ’ has been discovered hiding in plain sight inside the human body. Known as the mesentery, it was previously thought to be just a few fragmented structures in the digestive system. But…

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Brain Cells That Respond to Meditation

By Catherine | July 25, 2018

A link between breathing and meditation has been confirmed!  Well, we all know this already, but it’s interesting to have it explained scientifically. Scientists Think They’ve Pinpointed the Group of Brain Cells That Respond to Meditation…

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The Secret History of Yoga – BBC Radio 4

By Catherine | July 23, 2018

  The History of Yoga? Like millions of people across the world, Mukti attends regular yoga classes and enjoys its many physical and mental benefits while believing it to be the “timeless Indian discipline” so…

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Consistent Practice Helps Us Move More Efficiently

By Catherine | July 20, 2018

Another video from TED explaining how consistent practice helps us move more efficiently. Mastering any physical skill takes practice. Practice is the repetition of an action with the goal of improvement, and it helps us…

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Triyoga Shoreditch Workshop: Pelvic Balance

By Catherine | July 19, 2018

Triyoga Shoreditch Workshop: Pelvic Balance Have you ever wondered why one side of your body is easier to access than the other in your yoga practice?  Or why some “hip openers” are more challenging than…

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Triyoga Ealing Workshop: Unlock the Power of the Vagus Nerve

By Catherine | July 14, 2018

Triyoga Ealing Workshop: Unlock the Power of the Vagus Nerve   Have you ever wondered what the Vagus nerve is and why it’s so important? Playing a fundamental role in the parasympathetic nervous system, the so-called…

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Testimonials: Yoga Teacher Training Course (ttc) in London

By Catherine | July 11, 2018

Are you looking for a yoga teacher training course based in London?  Then check out Intelligent Yoga Teacher Training (iytt) to learn more. The team, including Catherine Annis, Tanya Love, Gary Carter, Peter Blackaby, Neville Cregan and…

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Yoga Workshop: The Spine as an Organ of Breath

By Catherine | June 28, 2018

Yoga workshop alert: The Spine as an Organ of Breath. Our spines area spectacular piece of engineering.  With 33 interlocking bones, 24 moving vertebrae and 139 synovial joints, it has an amazing capacity to respond and react…

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5 Hydration Facts You Need To Know (But Probably Don’t)

By Catherine | June 14, 2018

Keeping yourself hydrated is important – I speak from experience having succumbed to dehydration whilst walking along the Appalachian Trail.  That story is for another day. Check out the 5 facts below about staying hydrated.…

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6 Delicious Health Benefits Of Honey

By Catherine | May 23, 2018

Since ancient times, honey has been used as both a food and a medicine.  It’s very high in beneficial plant compounds, and offers several health benefits. Check out these 6 delicious health benefits. Article by…

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Yoga Immersion Course

By Catherine | May 18, 2018

Yoga Immersion Course 2018 Another day of exploration – this time with Gary Carter sharing his knowledge and understanding of myofascial connections, slings and biotensegrity in movement. Sharing positivity about our inherent strength, and our…

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