Are you caught up in a cycle of stress?  And are you feeling fatigued as a result? In backbends, we come face to face with the boundaries of our flexibility, patience and equanimity. But learning to practise within our limitations instead of struggling against them can...

Whether you are a runner, cyclist, or athlete, chances are that you suffer from over tight hamstrings.   If you are a man however, chances are that your hamstrings are tighter than women folk.  And this is a legacy from our hunter gatherer evolutionary origins. So,...

Forward Bends can be wonderfully relaxing and make you feel pleasantly introspective. However, they can also strain or injure your lower back, especially if the backs of your legs are tight. So practise with caution. Learning to practise forward bends correctly means that you must pay...

At this time of year, there are many winter foods that are naturally abundant that can contribute to healing and harmonising your hormones.  The goal during this cold time of year (according to Traditional Chinese Medicine, TCM) is to eat warming, healthy foods that nourish....

  Kapalabhati is a breathing technique used specifically to promote cleansing. The intake of oxygen makes the blood richer and renews the body tissues, while great quantities of carbon dioxide are eliminated. Kapalabhati massages the internal organs, stimulates digestion and elimination and removes stale air and toxins...

  https://youtu.be/Azs-w4p5Sb4 This pose is good to try at the beginning, middle or end of a session to help you relax, rest, restore, reflect, observe change and counterpose. It helps you to come into the moment and promote inner focus and awareness.   Step-by-step techniqueLeave plenty of space between...

If you are feeling the pressure to maintain your New Year’s Resolutions in 2019 that you know you won’t keep, you are not the only one!  Instead of loading on more pressure and setting yourself up for failure with insurmountable goals, in 2019, I would like to share...

This Cleansing Flow Will Release A Month's Worth Of Tension   Go Up   This is my favourite posture Sirsasana, head balance, the king of asanas. I have noticed that the health of my body and mind has been greatly enhanced by the practice of this asana over the years....

What Are Endorphins   Endorphin is a combination of the words "endogenou" (produced within the body) and "morphine". Endorphins are endogenous opioids released from the pituitary gland that are believed to mediate analgesia (pain relief), induce euphoria, and play a role in the reward system in the gut-brain...

  The Sun Salutation (Surya Namaskara) is a great dynamic morning sequence. The Sun Salutation is an important building block in yoga as it combines a number of key poses. For the first Sun Salutation of the day, take a few extra breaths in each pose to...

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