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Chair Yoga Sequence

Sitting has been called the ‘new smoking’ with its detrimental effects on our health. Yet for many of us, sitting is an inevitable part of our daily routine. Whether its sitting at a desk working all day long or driving children from one activity to the next... it...

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10 Vinyasa Yoga Poses for Beginners

Keen to start yoga but not sure where to begin? Take a read of these 10 key yoga poses that are frequently taught within vinyasa yoga classes. As with any form of physical exercise, it is important to approach the practice with care and attention so I’ve included some...

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Yoga for the Thoracic Spine By Alice Louise Blunden

The Thoracic spine consists of 12 vertebrae (T1-12) from the top of the spine to the bottom rib.  The boney structure of the Thoracic vertebrae and the attachments to the ribs means that this is the region of the spine with the least range of motion in flexion and...

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Yoga for Kiting

Kitesurfing requires a high level of concentration and co-ordination in every movement you make. In order to practice kiting to the best of your ability, hours of training is required and yoga can be an effective complimentary exercise. Not only does it help to...

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Yoga for Surfing

Similar to many extreme sports, surfing requires a high level of concentration, balance and co-ordination. Dedicated training is required in order to surf to the best of your ability and yoga can be a helpful complimentary exercise. As well as helping to improve your...

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Yoga for Anxiety

We’ve all been in a place in our lives when we’ve felt a bit anxious. Speaking in front of large groups people or performing on stage, whatever it maybe, that familiar rush of adrenaline is totally normal, and quite often (believe it or not!) helpful. However, when...

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A Balance of Strength and Flexibility in the Hips

Dedicating time during our physical yoga practice to opening the hips can be both nourishing and therapeutic for the body. That sense of release in pigeon pose can be pretty addictive for many of us! However, do we always need to push for more flexibility in this...

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3 Yoga Poses to Build your Confidence

It’ll come as no surprise when I say that our body language, or non-verbal communication, governs how other people perceive us. Whether you walk into the center of a room and stand tall or cower into the corner, your choice of body language will inevitably determine...

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