Relaxing Breathing Techniques

November 8th, 2016

As we approach the end of the year we should allow ourselves to wind down and nourish our nervous system, pranayama is excellent in calming the mind and oxygenating every cell in the body. During relaxation your whole body should be at ease, bring your attention to your breath and notice you are breathing almost […]

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Iyengar’s Insight on Intuition

October 8th, 2016

    Iyengar’s discussion of Prajna- Insight and Intuition, in his book entitled ‘Light on Life’ is highly inspiring. Challenging conventional definitions of intelligence, he gives meditative insights on spiritual intelligence purporting that it is the ability to see oneness and the positive qualities in all to allow the light of knowledge from the conscience […]

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Examining Twisting Poses

September 8th, 2016

When done properly twisting poses have remarkable detoxifying properties. Twists focus on your spinal column and often massage your internal organs especially around the digestive tract. It has direct benefits to the better functioning of your lymphatic system. Lymph nodes are rich in white blood cells which determine the strength of your immunity. The only […]

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What makes a good yoga teacher?

August 7th, 2016

After years of teaching yoga and training yoga instructors here are a few of the main characteristics that differentiate a yoga teacher from a fantastic yoga teacher. From our experience and from the feedback of our clients here is the most valued signs of an excellent yoga teacher Compassion The teacher must understand your needs […]

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Top 3 Tips for a Safe Yoga Practice

July 7th, 2016

Have you ever been in a class where you are struggling to keep up? Even if you are feeling lost in a new sequence there are some things to remember to ensure you are free from injury, even in a crowded group class setting. Despite the numerous benefits of yoga when done out of alignment […]

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