Pranayama

Why Hatha and Yin Yoga make the perfect partnership for your Yoga Teacher Training course

2020-02-28T11:55:09+00:00

Why Hatha and Yin Yoga make the perfect partnership for your Yoga Teacher Training course For most people, especially under a certain age, Hatha Yoga means a slow, steady, quiet practice, without the ‘workout’ benefits of a more dynamic style of yoga, such as Ashtanga or Vinyasa. Even though yoga was never intended to be a workout, people in the west in particular have started to incorporate it into their exercise regime and look for classes that will make them sweat and breathe heavily. Poor old Hatha doesn’t get a look in. But one of the biggest lessons learned when [...]

Why Hatha and Yin Yoga make the perfect partnership for your Yoga Teacher Training course2020-02-28T11:55:09+00:00

Seven yoga poses to cleanse your post-Christmas body

2020-02-28T11:56:43+00:00

Seven yoga poses to cleanse your post-Christmas body A yoga teacher of mine once described spine twists and folds in a yoga class as a way of ‘wringing out the sponge’ of our bodies and getting rid of all the toxins that reside within, allowing fresh blood and energy into the body parts that most need it. So here’s our top six yoga poses and pranayama practices for a post-Christmas detox, focusing on the digestive organs that need it most. But let’s start by giving our brains a thorough cleanse… 1. Kapala Bhati – “skull shining breath” This is a [...]

Seven yoga poses to cleanse your post-Christmas body2020-02-28T11:56:43+00:00