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Yoga for Health – Increase Wellbeing and Support Your Energy Levels

Yoga for Health – Regular Practice, Remarkable Results  I first started practicing yoga for health reasons, and this is the main reason I continue to practice. Throughout my childhood and teens, I had difficulty breathing, wasn’t very fit or strong, and had lots of aches and pains in my back, shoulders and neck. In addition, …

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Coronavirus – Holistic Yoga Studio Guidelines

Graphic by Margaret To at unitednations.talenthouse.com at Unsplash.com Holistic Yoga Studio is Now Online All Holistic Yoga Studio Classes classes are now online with a choice of Audio Classes which you can listen to without a screen. All you need to do is read the class agreement, find a nice place in your home to practice …

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Yoga, Coronavirus and Immune System Health

Photo by Vitalii Pavlyshynets on Unsplash A Yogic Approach to Coronavirus and Immune System Health: Covid-19 Immune system health with Coronavirus is something we all need to take seriously. There seem to be currently two approaches, the  relaxed “don’t worry about it, it will all blow over soon” or the manic bulk buying of hand …

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Gentle Yoga with Hanna Somatics

What is Hanna Somatics? Hanna Somatics is a movement therapy invented by Thomas Hanna. Hanna was a student of Moshe Feldenkrais (another movement specialist); who in turn was a student of F.M. Alexander (who devised the Alexander Technique). Hanna Somatics seems at first to be similar to gentle yoga. However the principles are very different, but …

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Gentle Yoga – An Ideal Solution for Lower Back Pain

Are you looking for a lower back pain solution? Chances are, you have suffered from a spot of upper and lower back pain at some point in your life. In most people, it will heal of it’s own accord. Once the body gets moving again, the muscles relax, release and recover. However, in a growing …

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Yoga for Bendy People – Hypermobility and Yoga

The Trouble with Bendy Joints Hypermobility and yoga… Really? Yes. “The trouble with you Julia is that you’re knock kneed, bow legged and flat footed.” Sixteen years ago, this was the blunt conclusion of Jeanette Thomson, a highly experienced osteopath. When I told a student osteopath friend, he said: “it’s impossible to be both knock …

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Fascinating Fascia Part 2: Fascia as a Sensory Organ

Fascia is fascinating – find out more here in part w of ‘Fascinating Fascia’. If you haven’t read this article, have a look here. In a nutshell, fascia is a body wide, three-dimensional interconnected web of sliding, fluid filled tissue. It cushions and connects each and every muscle, bone, organ, nerve and blood vessel. Every …

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Yoga for Stress Reduction – The Basics

What is Stress? Many people start to practice yoga for stress reduction, and it’s also the reason that many of us continue to practice. Yoga really works to reduce stress and gives us a sense of being able to calm down, relax and sleep better. Stress is a tricky subject for a number of reasons. …

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