Yoga

Boat (Navasana)

2019-07-11T02:50:49+00:00

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. Push [...]

Boat (Navasana)2019-07-11T02:50:49+00:00

How Yoga can Help with Sciatica

2019-07-06T05:52:59+00:00

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 Sciatica2019-07-06T05:52:59+00:00

You’re the Voice

2019-07-03T04:01:43+00:00

You’re the Voice Slowly, slowly, I have started to find the words, and the clarity and the volume needed to communicate effectively. I almost feel like I’ve had to learn to speak again. I’ve had to learn to look people in the eye again and talk to them from the heart. These have been the hardest things.. Continue Reading → Lisa Edwards is 52 years old and originally from North Wales, where she taught ballet. She is a publisher, writer and now a newly graduated yoga teacher, living in north-west London. You can connect with more stories about her life [...]

You’re the Voice2019-07-03T04:01:43+00:00

Agonda, Goa, India

2019-07-03T03:34:15+00:00

Agonda, Goa, India My 300-hour advanced yoga teacher training course brought me to Goa in India. The course was run by Sampoorna Yoga who are based in Agonda. Agonda is a large village in South Goa. I had completed my 200-hour yoga teacher training course 2 years previously in Rishikesh in the north of India near the Himalayas. That was my first time to India and I had such a positive experience that I was keen to return to India for my next teacher training. I would have happily gone back to Rishikesh but I was interested to see more [...]

Agonda, Goa, India2019-07-03T03:34:15+00:00

300 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Final Thoughts

2019-07-03T03:44:26+00:00

300 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Final Thoughts and reflecting on my experience This is a write up of my experience on the 300 hour yoga teacher training with Sampoorna Yoga in Goa India. If you haven’t already you might want to take a look the first blogs in this series. This article follows on from the previous articles which wrote about my experience in weeks 1-4 of the course. There are also an earlier articles in the series that looked at considerations and advice I would give before committing to a yoga teacher training and my preparation before the course. [...]

300 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Final Thoughts2019-07-03T03:44:26+00:00

300 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Week 4

2019-07-03T03:44:55+00:00

300 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Week 4 This is a write up of my experience of week 4 of the 300 hour yoga teacher training with Sampoorna Yoga in Goa India. If you haven’t already you might want to take a look the first blogs in this series. This article follows on from the previous articles which wrote up my experience in weeks 1-3. There are also earlier articles in the series that looked at considerations and advice I would give before committing to a yoga teacher training and my preparation before the course. Classes in week 4: We have [...]

300 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Week 42019-07-03T03:44:55+00:00

300 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Week 3

2019-07-03T03:45:09+00:00

300 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Week 3 This is a write up of my experience in week 3 of the 300 hour yoga teacher training with Sampoorna Yoga in Goa India. If you haven’t already you might want to take a look the first blogs in this series. This article follows on from the previous articles which were a write up of my experience in weeks 1 and 2. There are also earlier articles in the series that looked at considerations and advice I would give before committing to a yoga teacher training and my preparation before the course. Theory [...]

300 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Week 32019-07-03T03:45:09+00:00

300 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Week 2

2019-07-03T03:45:27+00:00

300 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Week 2 This is a write up of my experience in week 2 of the 300-hour yoga teacher training with Sampoorna Yoga in Goa India. If you haven’t already you might want to look the first blogs in this series.This article follows on from the previous which was a write up of my experience in week 1. There are also earlier articles in the series that look at considerations and advice I would give before committing to a yoga teacher training and my preparation before the course. Week 2 Timetable: Anatomy: I really appreciated going [...]

300 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Week 22019-07-03T03:45:27+00:00

300 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Week 1

2019-07-03T03:45:20+00:00

300 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Week 1 This is a write up of my experience in week 1 of the 300-hour yoga teacher training with Sampoorna Yoga in Goa India. If you haven’t already checked it out, you might want to look at my first blogs in the series which looked at considerations and advice I would give before committing to a choosing a yoga teacher training and my preparations before starting the course. Week 1 started with an opening fire ceremony with the 300-hour and 200-hour classes coming together to open the course. The significance of the fire ceremony [...]

300 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Week 12019-07-03T03:45:20+00:00

300 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Before the course

2019-06-19T08:32:47+00:00

300 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Before the course So, you have decided to enrol on a 300-hour yoga teacher training course! Here is my experience, tips and advice before you start the course, with specific information about starting a course with Sampoorna Yoga. Communication A lot of the information I explain here is given to you at the start of the course with Sampoorna yoga. The joining instructions are really detailed and provide you with most of the information you need. If you have any questions you can email Sampoorna and they always got back to me quickly. The website [...]

300 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Before the course2019-06-19T08:32:47+00:00
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