Ever increasing in popularity, Yoga has become part of everyday life for so many – young and old. Discover the teachings behind Yoga, Pilates, Thai chi and more… Learn a few new moves whilst you are at it!
Want to join a yoga class but feel completely daunted by the thought of super-supple, lean yogis flanking your stiff, inflexible form during practices? Your worries are over with the arrival of Hotpod Yoga, a new, down-to-earth form of yoga for everyone. Hotpod yoga aims to make you better equipped to tackle de-stressing a busy mind, releasing the cyclist’s hamstring, reviving the partied-out festival goer and realigning the child-bearing arm.
Deciding to become a yoga teacher is a big decision. Participating in a yoga class where you are receiving the instruction and carrying it out in a focused and absorbed way is very different to standing at the front of the class giving the instruction, demonstrating it and then assisting the students with corrections.
Like all negative emotions, anger manifests detrimentally within the human body. Stiffness in the muscles, headaches or migraines, acidity, ulcers in the digestive system, and liver problems may be some of the ailments that result. Anger also leads to other negative emotions, for example, regret or guilt.
With the ever-increasing stress levels and daily challenges we face, it is becoming more and more important to focus on our well-being – especially in the workplace where we spend the majority of our time.
Doing 108 sun salutations is a strong and powerful experience that will leave you feeling rejuvenated, alive and forever changed. This is because you will no doubt feel extremely proud of yourself, but also connected to the people to whom you have dedicated this practice and experience.
There are many different yoga styles, as there are hundreds of various yoga postures. Each style and posture has its own set of benefits and reasons why it is a valuable and a ‘feel good’ exercise for your body, mind and soul.
When the days are shorter, greyer, and the cold has set in, it is much more challenging to get out of a warm, cozy bed and motivate yourself to exercise. Consider Hot Yoga to keep you active, fit and happy during the chilly winter months.
Many people experience the common problem of stiff and tight hips. Sitting at a desk for long periods of time or doing activities and sports that include running, cycling and jumping can stiffen the front hip flexors and make the outer hips tight. However, having tight hips is not just related to physical tension. Sharni Quinn explains.
One of the most beautiful aspects of yoga is that it provides the perfect platform from which to reach out to others and give back, enabling you to develop your spirituality while serving others. When we talk about taking yoga into our lives we are referring to maintaining that ‘yoga high’ – the sense of peace, calmness and happiness that you feel after your session.
Yoga is good for you but going to a yoga class with 60 experienced yogis might seem quite daunting, plus you can’t really find the time in your busy day and a daily yoga session at a studio can get quite expensive. So what to do?