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How to Motivate Yourself When Self-Employed

How to Motivate Yourself When Self-Employed
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Image Credit: The Trend’N Female Magazine via Unsplash.

I’ve been self employed for nearly two years now and there have been many ups and downs along the way. When I tell people that I work from home the first comment they make is, “Oh gosh I could never do that, I wouldn’t get anything done, where do you find the motivation?” Well, the first thing you learn when you become self employed is that you’re probably going to work the hardest you’ve ever worked in your life. (more…)

4 Yoga Arm Variations We Love

4 Yoga Arm Variations We Love

Some of the simplest yoga poses can be made that little bit more special by adding in an arm variation, in the same way that a more advanced posture can give a student a little more of a challenge but adding in the same movement.

Try adding some of our favourite arm variations to your next practice and feel the way parts of the body start to open and stretch as you breath deeply into the postures. (more…)

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Let’s Talk About the Yoga Teacher Training Workload

Let's Talk About the Yoga Teacher Training Workload

Having just graduated from the YogaLondon 200-hour course in February this year, I still have a very fresh memory of the work I had to do, not only during class hours, but also the homework and study outside of the course. Many people embarking on yoga courses have full-time jobs, so it’s important to know what the teacher training workload is outside of the weekends that you’re in class with YogaLondon. (more…)

My Experience as a YogaLondon Student — Part One

My Experience as a YogaLondon Student — Part One

I’ve now completed three weekends of my yoga teacher training course with the obviously amazing YogaLondon and if I’m 100% honest, right now I’m feeling excited, but a little overwhelmed with it all. Don’t get me wrong, I LOVE it, but have a read below about my yoga teacher training experience so far…

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5 Top Tips To Fit Yoga Into Your Busy Schedule

5 Top Tips To Fit Yoga Into Your Busy Schedule
Image Credit: Luis Llerena on Unsplash.
Image Credit: Luis Llerena on Unsplash.

As much as I love yoga, I’m not just a ‘yogi’. I love so many forms of fitness and in a general week I like to do at least three different types. As an ex-gymnast and dancer, yoga lends itself well to my love of being upside-down and bendy, so on top of doing calm, slow flow yoga sessions, I really enjoy a power yoga class or just a session working on my inversions and stretching. (more…)