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Help!! My Tree Keeps Falling Over!

Vrkshasana, or the tree pose, is one of the iconic yoga postures. It is recognised by many who don’t practise yoga and certainly one of the postures that I aspired to as a beginner.  It is a standing balance that tones the abdominals and leg muscles and like some of the more advanced postures, you […]

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7 Powerful Reasons To Practice Backbends Every Day

1. They counter-pose the damaging actions we put our bodies through every day If you work at a computer, drive a car or are just the majority of the western world; chances are you’ve become accustomed to the habit of sitting for long periods of time with the shoulders rounded and chest collapsed, allowing tension […]

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7 Massively Important Poses For Cyclists and Runners

Why spinning (cycling) and running are brilliant exercises to do especially for cardiovascular and fat burning  benefits…BUT you do need YOGA too as these exercises overuse major muscles i.e. Hip flexors and hamstrings .. Also Yoga has the benefits of keeping the muscles around the joints strong and aligned which in turn protects the joints […]

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The Yoga Surfer – From Lawyer to Yogi VIDEO

Wow I am in awe of this video about change. Michael Fukumura was a government lawyer in Washington, D.C. and became a yoga instructor and then a surfing dude in San Diego. This is a wonderful story about his journey and why he left. Drop out or drop in? Its the kind of video that makes […]

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5 Easy Meditation Shortcuts For Curious Yogis

It’s not easy to learn meditation. Just as with any other new skill, you have to be patient with your progress and you need to practice diligently. Here are some important things you should know when you practice. You are not your mind Meditation is a valuable tool. It could very well be the most […]

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Fly Like An Eagle

When you try Eagle Pose or Garudasana you may feel you are tying yourself up in knots or playing a game of standing Twister where you cannot tell your left from your right, and rather than ‘fly’ effortlessly in the pose you feel like an eagle chick about to tumble from the nest. However this […]

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Week 27 Yogamoo Roundup

We are very excited to announce this week we have launched our online classes with our Pregnancy Yoga For Beginners course. You will start to see some free and paid online courses for you to try all about yoga. Check out the new button on the top of the menu bar. Some awesome posts this […]

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Why You Don’t Have To Be Flexible To Do Yoga

Every so often, someone will say to me in one form or another, “I don’t do yoga because I am not flexible”. Every time I hear this, I want to explain to that person the multiple reasons why one does not have to be flexible in order to do yoga. If you fall into the […]

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