3 rounds of Moon Salutations to follow either as a short practice on their own or at the start of a physical practice to warm up the body. Good for opening and moving the whole body and creating some heat and flow.  Remember to take deep slow breaths and enjoy x   [...]
Rasa Yoga – The Nine Emotions
Rasa Yoga is a form of Tantra yoga. It focuses on the mind and it’s often negative tendencies with the idea of fasting from these negative thoughts and trying to replace them with positive ones. It takes 5 positive thoughts to counterbalance one negative thought and to start to form new neurological pathways making that positive  [...]
The 4 parts of the thinking mind.
In our yoga and meditation practice we are often trying to quieten the mind, this is a great skill to refine however this is not going to be the solution to our worries to simply stop worrying or over thinking. It is like putting a plaster on a serious cut, it might cover it up but it will  [...]
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.
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  [...]
Warrior II
From Tadasana (Standing) take a big step back with your left foot.  The right foot faces directly forward. The left foot is at a slight angle, pointing to 10 O’Clock (so the knee, hip and foot are all on the same angle) Front heel wants to line up with the inner arch of the back foot.  [...]
Yoga Bricks
Jade Yoga Mat
A yoga mat made to last. A Jade Yoga Mat is really worth the investment. They are lovely thick, non slip yoga mats that are well worth it if you are practicing regularly either in a class or at home. They allow you to ground down into them and give good support for any poses  [...]
Chaturanga yoga vest