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New Yoga Workshops and Classes in London this Autumn

New Yoga Workshops and Classes in London this Autumn

As the weather turns wet and windy and we give in to turning the heating on, it’s time to give ourselves a seasonal boost with some exciting new in-person classes and workshops in the capital, with a focus on looking after ourselves. Because now we’re allowed to go out and do yoga, why wouldn’t we? (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

In or Out? The Pros and Cons of Outdoor Yoga

In or Out? The Pros and Cons of Outdoor Yoga

Are you an avid fan of outdoor yoga? Or do you prefer the comfort and quiet of indoor yoga?

As we enter the height of summer (it is HOT), it’s time to consider the pros and cons of an alfresco yoga practice.

Many of you will be thinking that outdoor yoga is fine on the beach in the Maldives, or on the terrace of a villa in Tuscany, but in your back garden it’s not quite the same.

But what if it’s worth it? What are the benefits of outdoor yoga, if any, and should we give it a go in this unpredictable little country of ours?

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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

The Cheeky Yogi and the Daemon

The Cheeky Yogi and the Daemon

I have 2 things I need to do. 1. Hand in some assignments for a course 2. Write this Cheeky Yogi. My first option is so brain numbingly boring that every time my finger hovers over the link to open the ‘tab of tedium’, my finger falls off. In fact, I currently only have 4 fingers. But being a yogi with special siddhis they will grow back by this evening, so I am not too bothered. The second option is just as difficult, I stare at my blank computer screen with my 4 fingers poised over the keyboard, but zilch, zip, nothing comes to mind.

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