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On Yoga Teaching: the Injured Yoga Teacher

On Yoga Teaching: the Injured Yoga Teacher

Yoga is good for you. This fact has been pretty much established by scientists, researchers, experts and long-lived, healthy yogis themselves. Yoga is now prescribed by some GPs, people are referred to yoga classes by physiotherapists. It has been shown to alleviate the symptoms of high blood pressure, heart disease, lower back pain, depression, and stress. It also helps to increase muscle strength, combat osteoarthritis and improve balance. (more…)

Poppy Pickles

The Secret to Getting Men (into Yoga that is…)

The Secret to Getting Men (into Yoga that is...)

Go to any yoga class in the capital and you’ll be hard pushed to find more than a couple of token men.

Which is ironic, as, in the 5,000 years or so of yoga history it is only within the last 80 years that yoga has been opened up as a practice to women. For the majority of yoga’s history, it was ONLY practiced by men. (more…)

Poppy Pickles

Make Yoga LESS scary

Make Yoga LESS scary

Were you scared this Halloween? Whilst witches, mummies and vampires may no longer scare us (not as much as our credit card bill) they do represent the unknown darker side of life and those fears can still catch us unawares. (more…)

Poppy Pickles

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