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Everyday Yoga (Challenge)

If you practice Yoga or are interested in it in any way, you may have heard the term “yoga off the mat”. It is a term that is thrown around quite a lot but often there is not much emphasis on practising yoga off the matt, or as some like to call it ‘everyday yoga’.… Continue reading Everyday Yoga (Challenge)

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Rise of Yoga With Young People

Yoga has been practised for hundreds of years, however more recently I have seen a vast increase in Yoga amongst young people. There has been an introduction of meditation in schools as a replacement for detention, as well as an increase in “Kids’ Yoga” classes in and out of schools. I’ve seen a vast increase… Continue reading Rise of Yoga With Young People

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Sand Cloud – Live To Give

Meet the towel company that wants to save the ocean. Sand Cloud wants to protect our oceans and marine life through their beautiful towels and accessories. 10% of their profits go to helping do just this. 85% of the litter found in the ocean is plastic. We all know plastic is awful for the environment. We all… Continue reading Sand Cloud – Live To Give

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What is Ashtanga?

Ashtanga. What is it? Ashta = 8, Anga = limbs. Ashtanga is the 8 Limbs of Yoga, and is therefore an eightfold path to Yoga. Here is a brief summary of the 8 Limbs: 1. Yama - behaviour towards others 2. Niyama - behaviour to yourself 3. Asana - posture / physical movement 4. Pranayama - expansion of energy / breath awareness 5. Pratyahara - withdrawing the… Continue reading What is Ashtanga?