Golden Triangle, India

Golden Triangle, India Delhi, Agra, the Taj Mahal, Ranthambore and Jaipur were all on the schedule for an eye-opening tour of the Golden Triangle in India... After four weeks in Goa, I took a flight to Delhi to start a week-long tour of the Golden Triangle. I was travelling with two friends (who are also my yoga students) and we booked the trip through Adventure Holiday Tours India. We took the tour in February and this time of year is perfect because it is dry but not too hot. A similar temperature to a British summer so perfect for sightseeing. Temperatures [...]

Golden Triangle, India

Boat (Navasana)

Boat Pose (Navasana) Type: Seated pose Level: Intermediate Steps: Sit straight with legs bent and hands behind your head. Raise the half bent legs with the shins parallel to the floor and then straighten them out, keeping the angle between the legs and floor at 45 degrees. Keep the back straight. Props & Assistance: If difficult to straighten the raised legs, bend your knees and loop a strap around the soles of your feet, gripping it firmly in your hands. Inhale, lean the torso back, then exhale and lift and straighten your legs, adjusting the strap to keep it taut. [...]

Boat (Navasana)

How Yoga can Help with Sciatica

How Yoga can Help with Sciatica Sciatica refers to pain that is experienced along the sciatic nerve which travels from the lower back and down each leg. Symptoms Common symptoms include: • Pain in the lower back, back of the leg, hip, rear and the severity of the pain can be different from person to person. It usually occurs at one side of the body. • Burning/tingling down the leg • Numbness in the leg or the foot • Weakness, numbness, or difficulty moving the leg or foot. What causes Sciatica? The sciatic nerve is a long nerve that travels [...]

How Yoga can Help with Sciatica