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US Soccer Team Does Yoga For Football Players

Ok how many times are we going to say it Yoga is great for sports!!! More and more sports people are turning to yoga to help strengthen, breathe  and injuries. Ryan Giggs was the most decorated player in English football and he swears by yoga. Ryan says he suffered from injuries until he found yoga and […]

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Forrest Yoga – A New Flavour Of Yoga?

When I first started practicing yoga a few years ago, I was always left feeling out of my depth. I was told I wasn’t flexible enough and was advised not to go into certain poses due to my scoliosis. Whilst students around me were doing the perfect Wheel backbend or launching up into handstand, I […]

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BKS Iyengar in 1977 Amazing Black & White Video

BKS Iyengar was one of the true heros of Yoga and this very old film shows the guru in his earliest videos. BKS Iyengar says in his interviews that, at the age of 90+, he still practice asanas for 3 hours and pranayamas for an hour daily.  When I think of what I want yoga to […]

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3 Powerful Reasons Yogis Should Eat Beetroot Or Beets

When you think of beetroot, it may remind you of your childhood or grandparents. Beets have not been in the forefront of the vegetable news, such as, kale and cauliflower.  To explain why, I’ll provide a short history on beetroots. Beetroots are an ancient, prehistoric food that grew naturally along coastlines and enjoyed for centuries […]

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Bakasana to Handstand And Back To Bakasana

Like this one a lot! Only a 17 second video clip of pure perfection! The power that is involved in this movement and the control. Excellent. Yoga is amazing when it looks like its easy and when the body seems to hardly putting any effort into the process. Shear strength and concentration in motion! Well […]

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Amazing Vintage Yoga Video In Black And White

A really, really old yoga video. I’m just thinking that this would have seen pretty weird at the time but today we look at it as yoga. I’m looking at this and thinking how did they get people excited about yoga first of all? It must have been very hard to get people started, but […]

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6 Ways To Get Your Partner Into Yoga

Yoga for some people can be a way of escaping from the toxic rat-race of daily life. Allowing you to take some precious ‘me time’ and really listen to your mind and body. It’s a time to unwind and relax and nurture oneself. It is no surprise therefore that lots of yogis who experience the real […]

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7 Ways To Find Perfect Balance In Your Yoga

What does balance mean to you? So often through my life balance has seemed an unattainable fantasy, prompting images of a Buddha floating on a cloud; serene, imperturbable. So many areas in our lives require this elusive balance; work/life, emotions, partner/kids, serving others/nurturing the self. It wasn’t until I came to yoga in my early […]

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