Sian Rule Yoga

Simple, effective Yoga for your health and fitness.


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HAPPY HIPS FOR EVER!

The Beijing Osteoporosis Study of 2002 found that a group of Chinese had 80% – 90% less osteoporosis in the hips than a similar group of Americans.
One of the reasons attributed to this was that Chinese, whatever their age, rest and work in a ‘squat’ position. Westerners tend to use chairs and sofas. This shortens hamstrings and restricts the mobility of hips thinning the cartilage and making the joints more prone to osteoporosis.
To keep your hips healthy, squat to do things on the floor instead of always on a table, go outdoors and get gardening when it’s warmer or enjoy tramping through the current snowdrifts – just a word of caution –  don’t stress your knees! And join a local yoga class to keep them in all-round great working order!

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Make your Choice!

Group of Young People at a Party Sitting on a Couch with ChampagneThe average party goer puts on over 10lb over Christmas, so now party-time is over, be ruthless and say ‘no’ to all those left over naughty nibbles and half empty bottles of spirits.  Keep up your resolve to get your fitness back by choosing an activity that suits you. If you don’t enjoy what you do, you won’t stick at it.

Buddha said: Your work is to discover your world and then with all your heart give yourself to it.

If you choose yoga, it will take you along a path that helps you feel better not just in body but in mind and spirit too – not just for 2013.

And for a full list of all the benefits of yoga (there are plenty!) see the About Yoga page – and you’ll know you’ve made the right choice.