7 Ways You Can Make Your Yoga Classes More Unique

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Create unique yoga classes with these 7 tips. Don’t just be another yoga teacher. Create classes your students really appreciate and want to come back to.   1. Opening & Closing Your Yoga Classes The beginning of your yoga class is very important and many yoga teachers go straight into asanas or pranayama with just … Read more

TOP 10 Gift Ideas for Yoga Enthusiasts & Yoga Teachers

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Let’s say you have a friend that’s into yoga and you have no idea what to buy them.  Or perhaps they’ve got all the right yoga clothes and gear, so you need to think outside the box.  After practicing yoga for 26 years and training hundreds of teachers around the world, these are my top … Read more

Living Yoga 108 Philosophy Cards

There are 108 cards with quotes from the Vedas, Upanishads, Bhagavad Gita, Yoga Sutras and more, with interpretations, contemplations or meditations on the  other side, to help bring the philosophy of yoga into your daily life. Almost 4000 years of wisdom from Yoga’s major texts, split into 5 colors, and making its philosophy more relatable.

The Dangers Of Using A Neti Pot

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This week an article caught my eye on how 3 people have died from using a neti pot incorrectly.  In the UK neti pots are prescribed by the NHS for blocked or runny noses.  In the US however, 3 people have contracted a rare condition called amoebic meningitis. Therefore it is important to use your neti pot correctly and with caution. 

3 Ways Yoga Helps Me Poo

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The title of this blog post may put some people off, but if you’ve clicked on it it’s because you’re hopefully interested in learning how yoga can help you poo easier and more healthily.  In order to be sensitive to those who find the ‘p’ word unsavory, I will sometimes refer to it as ‘evacuating … Read more

New Year, New Routine – 5 simple steps for a healthier, happier year.

Many people think Yoga is just about the poses that you see on Instagram. But there are many ethical, mental, and physical practices in this ancient philosophy, that can help us be less anxious and stressed. January is often a difficult month due to the come down of the Christmas holiday, having to anticipate what … Read more

Yogic Breathing for Hay Fever

Can you help your Hay Fever with yogic breathing? Hay fever can be a nightmare, especially this time of year.  Also known as ‘allergic rhinitis’, symptoms include: runny nose, itchy eyes, sneezing, fatigue, and a stuffy nose due to congestion.  If you prefer not to take the conventional medical route of antihistamines or steroid nasal … Read more

Yoga For Kids As Young As 2 yrs – Why and How To?

I’ve often asked the kids I teach yoga to if they think they can go the whole yoga class without eating? ‘Yeah of course I could!’ they all brag. ‘Do you reckon you could manage going the whole yoga class without taking a single sip of water?’. ‘Yes!’. ‘OK well do you think you could do the whole yoga class without taking a breath?’. Silence. Every time.

Agni Sara for Better Bowel Movement

Yes us British are known for our toilet humour, but I’m genuinely hoping this post may help those with constipation and general digestion issues.
In India 18 years ago, I was introduced to the practice of Agni Sara by a yoga guru. I was no longer just attending 1 yoga class a week, but had started to develop my own daily personal practice. With regular breathing exercises, twist poses, forward bends and Agni Sara, my previous digestive issues disappeared and since I’ve had a regular, healthy and happy gut!

A Warning on ‘Healthy Wellness’ Holidays

Healthy wellness holidays should carry a warning.. Organic detox meals, yoga, nature, meditation and more, are on offer these days in abundance around the world.  Be it a 1 day retreat, weekend or a full month, thousands of people are paying a fortune for a healthy, wellness getaway.  But what if the 1 disadvantage of … Read more

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