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Neurodiversity and Yoga – How to Support those with ASD

Neurodiversity and Yoga – How to Support those with ASD

In the yoga industry we need to be educating ourselves on how to make classes open and accessible to all, including those who are neurodiverse.

But what does neurodiverse mean? Neurodiversity covers a range of conditions that affect how a person’s brain functions, making it work differently to a neurotypical brain.

Rather than thinking about ‘normal’ brains and ‘brains that have something wrong with them’, the term neurodiverse describes brains that are wired slightly differently. (more…)

Poppy Pickles

Interview: Fiona Roberts of theMovement on making Exercise a Right for ALL Women

Interview: Fiona Roberts of theMovement on making Exercise a Right for ALL Women

Fiona Roberts is on a mission to provide every woman with the right to exercise. This empathetic young CEO and founder began her early career in youth and community work, and her subsequent training as a Personal Trainer led her to set up theMovement Charity. We find out all about Fiona’s journey to setting up a charity, why she feels women should be supporting each other and why being trauma-informed is so important for fitness providers.

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Poppy Pickles

Interview: Instagram Star & Model Antoinette Webb on the Importance of Radical Self-Love

Interview: Instagram Star & Model Antoinette Webb on the Importance of Radical Self-Love

Antoinette Webb started her Instagram account @journey2antoinette in 2015, with the aim of documenting her personal yoga journey and being accountable through her posts. Six years later she has over 27k followers and is a professional yoga model for Athleta. But most of all, yoga has helped her develop her own brand of radical self-love which has encouraged countless others to start their own yoga journey.

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Poppy Pickles