Pose Analysis: Standing Forward Fold (Uttanasana)

Pose Analysis: Standing Forward Fold (Uttanasana)

Pose Analysis: Standing Forward Fold (Uttanasana) The standing forward fold… When I say, “Now it is time for the forward bend” in my yoga classes, I can tell by the groans that it’s not the most loved pose. I can sense a resistance and I can...
Mind Full or Mindful ?

Mind Full or Mindful ?

Mind Full or Mindful ? What does mindful mean? The dictionary definition is, ‘aware of something, focusing on the present moment’. But how can we achieve this? Is it easy? Well, when I first started  going to yoga classes, obviously I had no idea about what savasana...
Benefits of Yoga

Benefits of Yoga

Benefits of Yoga Reasons to Roll Out the Mat Whether you’re aiming for the flexibility of a gymnast or just a calmer mind, yoga has immeasurable benefits. Physically, yoga has been shown to improve flexibility, posture, and balance; strengthen bones; and increase...
Let’s Get Flexy: How to Be More Mobile

Let’s Get Flexy: How to Be More Mobile

Let’s Get Flexy: How To Be More Mobile Flexibility is not only about yoga and acrobatic tricks. There’s a very vital aspect to being able to move, reach, stretch, turn and be mobile. There are a few approaches to stretching as well, static and dynamic being two,...
10 Yoga Poses to Relieve Anxiety

10 Yoga Poses to Relieve Anxiety

10 Yoga Poses to Relieve Anxiety One of the benefits of yoga is creating a balance within oneself. There are yoga poses that benefit many things that trouble individuals and one area with which yoga can be particularly helpful is anxiety. By turning one’s focus in to...