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New Year’s Yoga Resolutions and how to Keep Them

Resolutions New Years Yoga Hands by Jen Armstrong

Ancient Babylonians were thought to be the first people to make New Year’s resolutions, roughly 4,000 years ago. They weren’t quite the same format as the ones we make today (reduce my screen time), and their New Year was in March (marking the planting of the new crops).  But if we want someone to blame, we can start with them.

Every year we start the new year filled with good intentions. This year we’re going mould ourselves into a shinier, thinner, kinder, richer version of ourselves and not fall at the first hurdle and…oh, we just fell…

The same applies to New Year’s ‘yoga resolutions’. So here are some ideas about how to make New Year’s yoga resolutions and actually stick to them, so that by the end of this year, you can look back with a glow of pride, not a large helping of self-contempt. (more…)

Poppy Pickles

5 Yoga Hacks for this Holiday Season

5 Yoga Hacks for this Holiday Season

Christmas – that wonderful season when even the most dedicated yogi struggles to get quality time on their mat. But what can be done when events conspire to disturb a yogi’s path to inner peace? Maybe it is time to take practice off the mat and into the glorious chaos that is the festive season. And here’s how… (more…)

Sally Schofield
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Do Yoga ANYWHERE this holiday season

Do Yoga ANYWHERE this holiday season

We are right in the middle of the holiday season! That time of year when yoga studios close down and personal practice is SO hard to come by. But, yoga is the perfect antidote to family gatherings and office parties. How does a yogi keep practicing when the festive spirit takes hold? (more…)

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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
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Yoga with Adriene – how Adriene Mishler conquered YouTube

Yoga with Adriene - how Adriene Mishler conquered YouTube

If you google yoga and YouTube, at the very top of search results will be ‘Yoga with Adriene‘.

The host of this channel is Adriene Mishler, who hails from Austin, Texas. She started posting online yoga tutorials onto YouTube back in 2012, and now has four million subscribers and hundreds of thousands of viewers who religiously tune in for her free weekly videos. (more…)

Poppy Pickles