Posts tagged new to yoga
Types of Meditation To Try Today

There are many different types of meditation you can try, but they all focus around the same principal; directing your mind's focus towards something in particular. Think of it as a work-out for the mind. The more we practice controlling where the mind wanders to, the easier it will be to do that when we really need to. Here are a few ideas for you when you're starting out. This is by no means an extensive list, but just a few that I've tried and have worked for me!

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I Should Go Do Yoga...Daily

One of the hardest things about being a yoga teacher is keeping up with my own practice every day, and I LOVE yoga! So I know how hard it can be to make the time for a full yoga class, either at home or out at a studio.

To help, I've put together some really simple yoga postures which you can practice daily (first thing in the morning is best) and which won't take up too much of your valuable sleeping time!

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Ask the yogi: interview with James Loeffler

In the second in the 'ask the yogi' interview series I'm delighted to introduce James Loeffler, San Antonio, TX-based yogi who also happened to be my super-ace base during our Acro Yoga Elemental Immersion at the Yoga Barn in Bali with Daniela Garza Rios and Carlos Romero. James is currently in Germany completing his Acro Yoga Teacher Training and is testament to what the combination of yoga and weight training can achieve...

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Video: Wake Up Yoga for Beginners

I'm really excited to share my first video with you all. To start with we're going to flow through a simple 20-minute sequence designed to wake up the body and get you moving and breathing first thing in the morning! This is accessible for beginner level, so don't be scared to give it a go...you don't even need to get out of your pajamas to do it!

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I Should Go Do Yoga...Back Pain

Ah back pain…if you’re a sufferer like me then you’ll know that it can be debilitating, and incredibly frustrating to boot. There are an infinite number of causes; poor posture, injury, tight hips, tight hamstrings, sciatica, slipped disc…the list goes on, and because of this it’s likely that you’ve read, or been given, loads of differing advice on how to relieve the pain. Here are my top stretches to relieve the common causes of back pain.

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Ask the yogi: interview with Rafal Fratczak

I'm very excited to introduce the first of our 'ask the yogi' series of interviews with yoga teachers from around the world. Each month we'll be asking these fantastic souls from all walks of life about their yoga journey and their advice for those new to the practice. This month features the fabulous Rafal Frątczak...

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Yoga FAQs

If you’ve never done yoga, or are just starting out, you probably have loads of questions about the practice that maybe you’re too shy to ask your teacher, or maybe you don’t yet have a teacher to ask? I’ve put together my top frequently asked questions for those new to yoga, hopefully you’ll find the answer you’ve been looking for!

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