Arthritis is one of the most widespread diseases in the western world, so yoga teachers routinely find that some of their students suffer from the condition. The condition presents itself in different forms and intensities, and it is essential to know some of the basics about the condition, so that those with arthritis can be accommodated in yoga classes. (more…)
Teachers. In real life. Weird huh? It’s funny to me how ten years after leaving school, the thought of seeing Ms. R, my old history teacher, in Sainsbury’s still fills me with wonder. For two years she was a reasonably big part of my life, I saw her three times a week, but other than her views on the Suffragettes and the industrial revolution I knew almost nothing about her. (more…)
My biggest struggle with my personal training clients is having them eat a nutritious breakfast that isn’t boring to them, can easily be made, and can be taken on the go. Doctors have been saying for years now that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and this hasn’t changed! (more…)
It felt strange to write ‘a fighters take on yoga’ in the title for this article, because they feel like two opposing forces. How could they possibly go together? It turns out, they actually go hand in hand!
This is the first in a series of articles to introduce the Eight Limbs of Yoga. Over this series of writing we’ll look at each of the limbs in-depth with the aim of bringing them alive, showing how helpful and practical they can be in everyday life, and assisting our collective struggle with the monkey mind. (more…)