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5 self care tips for yoga teachers

5 simple self-care tips for yoga teachers We yoga teachers cherish the work we do, but teaching yoga takes energy, compassion and heart. And this can be hard to sustain on a daily basis, especially if we have our own issues going on. Teaching yoga doesn’t give us...

5 reasons ‘life experienced’ bodies like yin yoga

5 reasons ‘life-experienced’ bodies love yin yoga No one likes to be called mature – you’re not a cheese. But if you have a little more ‘life experience’, please read on, for the sake of the incredible body that’s got you this far. What happens to your body as it ages...

Why every yogi should be practicing interoception

Why every yogi should be practicing interoception… …even if you don’t know what it means yet. Don’t be put off by the terminology. Interoception may sound like that Leonardo DiCaprio movie that no one understands, but it’s definitely not as confusing. Interoception is...

Fitness – is yoga enough?

Is yoga ‘enough’ to keep you fit? Everyone has their own idea of what fitness looks, or feels, like. Perhaps it’s having a six-pack, being able to lift your kids, touch your toes, or run for the bus without feeling breathless. For me, fitness is the ability to live...

The myth of the flexible yogi

Yoga and flexibility: busting the ‘bendy is best’ myth “I’m not flexible enough.” Isn’t it strange that the most common reason given for not giving yoga a try is also every yogi’s most common source of frustration? Actually, maybe not so strange… Through the...