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Yogi’s Guide: Thoracic Spine

Thoracic Spine yogi guide

I always think that the thoracic spine is the ‘Cinderella’ area of the back. It is integral to many yoga poses but we rarely pay much attention to it. Until things go wrong that is! Maybe it is time to give your thoracic spine a little love to keep it sweet for the future. (more…)

Sally Schofield
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Yogi’s Guide: The Arches of the Foot

Yogi's guide foot arches

As yogis we are probably more aware of our feet than many people. We spend a lot of time grounding through them. But have you ever thought about the bits of the foot that don’t touch the floor? Those are the arches of your foot and, not only are they fascinating, but they can really help your practice. Let me introduce you to them in all their glory. (more…)

Sally Schofield
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Yogi’s Guide: The Neck

Yogi’s Guide: The Neck

Our necks are incredible. A delicate column of bone and soft tissues that support the head and protect the vital plumbing that keeps us alive. It needs to be strong and supportive at the same time as mobile and versatile. So how does it manage all of this? And, as yogi’s, how can we look after our necks? Read on! (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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Yogi’s Guide: the Sacroiliac Joint

Yogi's Guide: the Sacroiliac Joint

The Sacroiliac Joint, commonly known as the SIJ, is a wondrous thing. We have two of them.  They are the joints that connect our legs to our spine. They are incredibly stable but can also move in all directions. They house the shortest ligament in the body and they are a really common, but often overlooked, cause of back and leg pain. Here’s what every yogi needs to know about how to love your SIJ’s. (more…)

Sally Schofield