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How Yoga can help your Gut

How Yoga can help your Gut

“Spilling your guts”, “gut instinct”, “listen to your gut” – the gut has long been linked to a deep decision-making process. Amazingly, these sayings are more than metaphors, as this complex organ literally does function as another ‘brain’ in the body. Recent research has found that there are more than 100 million brain cells in the gut, more than in the spinal column and the central nervous system!

As more and more research is done, it seems that the gut is not only important for our physical health but our mental health too. And yoga can play a crucial part in the health of your gut too. (more…)

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Busting 5 Common Myths about Iyengar and Ashtanga Yoga

Busting 5 Common Myths about Iyengar and Ashtanga Yoga

In the world of yoga, it’s easy to get stuck in your own yoga bubble. Iyengar Yoga and Ashtanga Yoga are two of the most practised forms of yoga in the world, but there’s plenty of misconceptions out there about what they actually consist of. So let’s go bust some myths! (more…)

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