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I Should go Do Yoga....Prep for Warrior 3

Warrior 3 is one of the ultimate balancing postures in yoga, and it’s likely you’ll come across it regularly in class! It makes me feel super strong and powerful when I practice this posture, because it works strength and balance in the core and legs (and it kinda makes me look like superwoman ;-)). It’s also great for practising stillness of mind, because as soon as you get distracted, you fall.

To get the most out of this posture, you need to have warmed up those leg muscles and got the core activated, so you can hold that alignment nicely and really feel the benefits of the posture! Here are my top postures for working towards a strong and stable Warrior 3!

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I Should Go Do Yoga....To Boost My Mood

FINALLY spring has sprung and the sunshine & blue skies are helping to keep my energy up…but it hasn’t been that way for the last few weeks. I don’t know about you, but my mood has been all over the place, so I have put together my favourite yoga postures for when I’m feeling a little bit grumpy, or down in the dumps. Because, let’s face it, the sun doesn’t always shine, and sometimes we need a little helping hand.

I highly recommend practising these while blasting out your favourite tunes…

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How To Take Your Yoga Practice To The Next Level

If you’ve been practising yoga for a while, either on your own at home or at a public studio you might have reached the point where you’re ready to step up. Maybe it’s to graduated from the level 1 or beginners’ class to a level 2 or intermediate, or maybe it’s just that you’re feeling like you’re ready to get something more from the practice.

There are lots of ways to enhance your practice, that DON’T involve forcing yourself into the splits, or risking injury from pushing yourself into harder postures.

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I Should Go Do Yoga....For When You're Under the Weather

Whether it’s a winter head cold or just a few too many mulled wines at the office party, ‘tis the season to feel pretty crappy sometimes. The contrast of the cold weather with indoor heating mixed with a little over-indulgence is a recipe for headaches, fever, nausea, aches and pains, so I have put together some of my favourite postures to practise at home when I’m feeling under the weather (ahem…hungover).

Grab yourself a block, if you have one (if not, a thick book will do) and a bolster or big sofa cushion/a few pillows, get into your comfies and get ready to breathe the pain away!

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I Should Go Do Yoga...for Seniors

If you're of a more mature age then the likelihood is someone, whether it be a health professional, family member or friend, has probably told you you 'should' be doing yoga. It's all very well them saying that, and you knowing that yoga carries many health benefits as you start to approach the later years (such as improving flexibility and joint strength, balance, stability as well as reducing blood pressure, anxiety, respiratory difficulties and keeping the mind active and sharp) but the thought of walking into a class full of 20-30 somethings wearing lycra just doesn't appeal...am I right?Well here's where I come in. I've compiled 6 easy postures which you can practice at home which can form the start of your yoga practice.

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I Should Go Do Yoga....For Digestion

Ahhh it's that time of year again...when we just can't say no to another roast potato and keep delving into the choccies even though you're already full. It's the season of indulgence which also means it's the season when most of feel a little uncomfortable in the gut region.

Never fear! In true You Go | Do Yoga style I have put together some top yoga postures you can practice while watching Love Actually for the nine-millionth time to help move things along in the digestion department. Now can someone pass the mine pies please?

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