Category Archives: Yoga chat

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. […]

Date: 14/11/2018

Many studies have shown the damaging effect that sitting for 8+ hours a day has. Being tied to our desks is a productivity killer and has the same damaging health effect as smoking a pack of cigarettes! Yet it can still be difficult to break the habit of grabbing lunch at our computers. With an […]

Date: 25/09/2018

So you love yoga and you’ve decide you’d like to train to be a yoga teacher! Now the big question is where and with whom should you train? There are a lot of yoga teacher training programmes out there. Here’s our top 5 tips on what to consider when making your choice… Is the yoga […]

Date: 11/09/2018

You name it, and there’s an Instagram account dedicated to it. Everyone knows that on Instagram, reality is blown out of proportion and only the best details of people’s lives are presented. The same, absolutely, can be said of yoga. Just take a quick look at the yoga hashtags and accounts online and what sticks […]

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Autumn is great time to kick start a fitness regime. The kids are back at school, life returns to normal and there just might be a few extra holiday pounds that need shifting. Yoga is one of the best workouts you can do. Not only will it get your heart rate pumping, burn calories and […]

Date: 29/08/2018

September sees the return of Posture Clinic. If you do one workshop, you should make it this one! You’ll leave with a better understanding of the poses in our Sweat Hot Classic classes so you can be sure that the time you invest in your yoga is bringing you maximum benefit. Why do I need […]

Date: 13/07/2018

With the Tour de France just beginning in the north of France, and the world’s best cyclists putting their bodies to the test, many other riders will be dreaming about emulating their abilities. What if we told you that yoga could help with your performance in the saddle? Oft perceived as slow and stationary, tied […]

Date: 14/05/2018

There’s something different about a yoga class; it leaves you with a totally different sensation to a run or a gym workout, a kind of blissed out feeling that’s hard to describe. Well guess what? It’s all down to GABA! In support of Mental Health Awareness week, I wanted to share with you an article […]

Date: 27/01/2018

How many of you heard or read this headline in the news this week? These news stories were the result of the publishing of the findings from this study: Effects of yoga interventions in heated and thermoneutral conditions on endothelium-dependent vasodilation: The Bikram Heart Study. So I needed a bit of help here. Here’s what […]

Date: 15/01/2018

Ask people why they might consider doing yoga and the answer is often for flexibility gains. Few know that yoga is one of most effective workouts you can do to get and stay in shape. Here’s 5 reasons why yoga should be top of your list if you’re looking to fight the bulge. A hot […]