Date: 15/08/2019

We’re delighted to be hosting our Summer Yoga Festival for the second year running. Join us on Sunday 15th September for a day of yoga in the beautiful Buckinghamshire countryside. This one-day mini yoga retreat is the perfect opportunity for some ‘me’ time. Classes are suitable for all levels. The day is designed to give […]

Date: 30/07/2019

Last month, we watched our 2019 class of yoga teacher trainees set off into the big wide world, starting their new careers as yoga instructors. This motivated bunch had been picking up classes before they’d even finished their final exams, helping out trainees from previous years by covering their classes. Teaching as quickly as you […]

Date: 22/07/2019

Yoga’s growing popularity with adults is largely due to its ability to benefit people not just physically but mentally too. People practice it just as much to de-stress and enhance their wellbeing as to keep fit and improve their flexibility. Did you know it can offer similarly brilliant benefits for your children too? According to […]

Date: 09/07/2019

Last week I read an article that said that in order for yoga studios to survive they need to deliver classes online. Every news article you read or hear is talking about how businesses need to go online to thrive. I get it; online is convenient. Why would I make the trip to a store […]

Date: 15/05/2019

In support of Mental Health Awareness Week, guest blogger, Cornelia Libal gives her thoughts on the current treatment of depression and the role that exercise and specifically yoga can play in achieving good mental health. Depression on the rise According to a report published by the Mental Health Foundation in 2016 (1),  a fifth of […]

Date: 06/05/2019

Yoga’s well known for aiding flexibility. But did you know that it does a lot more than that? It’s not all about touching your toes (though that helps!) Here’s 10 health benefits of yoga you might not be familiar with. 1. Stress reduction Exercise has long been proven to be a positive way of eliminating […]

Date: 29/04/2019

Think yoga’s all about stretching? Think again. Yoga is one of the best workouts you can do. Not only will it get your heart rate pumping, burn calories and build muscle tone – keeping you fit and trim – it does so without putting unnecessary strain on your body. In fact, it helps future proof […]

Date: 15/04/2019

Last week I went to a yoga class. I wanted to try out a new studio. I had a look at the timetable and booked into a class called Hot Hatha. When I got there, the instructor began by explaining that her way of teaching was slightly different to what I might be used to. […]

Date: 01/03/2019

When you go to a yoga class, you bring a towel, a drink and that’s pretty much it. Right? No, not quite. You also bring the 100 trillion microbes residing in your gut with you. These 100 trillion (1) cells are predominantly bacteria, but also include fungi and viruses. It’s called the gut microbiome and […]

Date: 10/12/2018

Spinal health is essential. Our spine supports our bodies, protecting the nerves and enabling us to move. Each cell in our bodies is controlled by our central nervous system. If problems with our spine means it is unable to support the central nervous system, issues can rear their head. Maintaining spinal health is therefore vital. […]