The Importance of Breath in Yoga
On average we breathe about 7 % of our lung capacity during the day. Considering our breath oxygenates our blood and then takes this on to all our vital organs, calms our heart rate, steadies our adrenal glands, helps us to focus AND calms the mind this is not much at all! In yoga we  [...]
The importance of using your feet in your asana practice.
Shoulder Releasing Sequence – 20 mins
Level: 1-2 Follow this 20 minute sequence to free up tension in the shoulders and the upper back. Sitting at desks, driving and many other day to day actions all encourage us to slump and round in the shoulders. The back and the shoulders need to be moved to create lubrication and suppleness through the  [...]
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Australian Galaxy leggings
  Black Milk leggings are great for yoga, for festivals, for anything. I adore this pair with Galaxy Print all over them. They are an Australian brand so may take a couple of weeks to arrive but are well worth the wait. Around $75 Australian dollars. Click here to follow to their website.   [...]
Standing Sequence – 10 Minute Video
Level: 1-2 This is a 10 minute video focusing on standing poses such as Side Angle, Triangle and Wide Leg Forward Bend. These poses are great for developing strength through the body, in particular the legs, the core and the back. Breathe as deeply as possible and try to transition from one pose to the  [...]
Psoas Opening Sequence- 10 minute video
 Level: 1-2  This video is helping to open up the psoas, the hip flexors and the quadriceps at the front of the body. Sitting for long periods at desks or in cars can shorten and tighten the front of the body so this should be a lovely way of opening up the front of the  [...]
Seated Spinal Twist
Sit with both legs out in front of you.  Hug your right knee into your chest. Step the right foot to the far side of the left thigh Inhale sit up tall and exhale Twist over to the right.  Bring your right hand behind your back.  Bring your left elbow to the outside of your  [...]