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Why there is a Growing Need for Yoga Teachers Post-Covid

Why there is a Growing Need for Yoga Teachers Post-Covid

As we head into this brave new not-quite-post-pandemic world it’s fair to ask about the need for yoga teachers. Now that we’ve adapted to doing yoga online, should we just be posting Youtube videos and letting people get on with it?

There can be no denying that over the past eighteen months the yoga industry has adapted to the demands of a global pandemic, moving classes and workshops online. This has meant that people could access yoga classes and teachers and feel that they were still supported. But has it come at a cost?

As we adjust to life after Covid, will the aftershocks mean that we are in more need than ever of well-trained yoga teachers, to help people to holistic health? (more…)

Poppy Pickles

In or Out? The Pros and Cons of Outdoor Yoga

In or Out? The Pros and Cons of Outdoor Yoga

Are you an avid fan of outdoor yoga? Or do you prefer the comfort and quiet of indoor yoga?

As we enter the height of summer (it is HOT), it’s time to consider the pros and cons of an alfresco yoga practice.

Many of you will be thinking that outdoor yoga is fine on the beach in the Maldives, or on the terrace of a villa in Tuscany, but in your back garden it’s not quite the same.

But what if it’s worth it? What are the benefits of outdoor yoga, if any, and should we give it a go in this unpredictable little country of ours?

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Poppy Pickles

Interview: Flip Your Dog for Mental Health founder Vaughan Dagnell on the Importance of Mental Health

Interview: Flip Your Dog for Mental Health founder Vaughan Dagnell on the Importance of Mental Health

Vaughan Dagnell is a soon-to-be YogaLondon graduate and founder of the charitable organisation Flip Your Dog for Mental Health. Set up in response to feeling disconnected in lockdown, his first fundraiser raised almost £4k for mental health charities and he plans on making his efforts an ongoing platform to join yoga and mental health. We talk to Vaughan about his love of yoga, his own mental health struggles and his hopes for the future.

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Poppy Pickles