New Class starting at Mathern Village Hall on Friday 2nd May 2014!

  Trial free class on that first Friday at 9.30am to 11.00am. Thereafter £6.50, payable by term or half-term. Are you looking for a restorative, relaxing class to de-stress and revitalise? This class is suitable for both beginners and more advanced using held positions (at your level) to release tensions throughout the body enabling easier movement and preventing […]

Quick relaxation

Stress can quickly build up. If you’ve only got a few moments to yourself to spare find a quiet space to sit in – even the ‘smallest room’ is better than no-where – and take your awareness around the body relaxing each part by simply increasing a sense of relaxation there. Don’t even move a […]

YOGA HELPS CONTROL DIABETES

The Times of India is the latest source to mention how yoga can help control diabetes. Type 2 diabetes can be caused by stress, diet and lack of fitness.  When you are stressed, your body secrets glucagon which increases glucose levels in the blood. Yoga poses, breathing practices and deep relaxation and meditation can help relax […]

De-stress & Sleep Well Workshop

Thanks to everyone who came through the autumnal valley mists on Saturday to the workshop in Llandogo. In a relaxed atmosphere we discussed the tribulations of getting a good night’s sleep, enjoyed stretches and relaxed deeply in two yoga nidra – soft lavender eye-pillows enhancing the experience! Home-made Honey biscuits in the break might have helped too….

Relaxed? Of course I am!

Most people think that relaxing is simply slumping in front of the tv with a cup of tea or socialising on social media and it’ll reduce stress. True relaxation is an experience far beyond this. Absolute relaxation requires us to stay aware and observe what happens as a Standard journalist found out when he experienced yoga nidra/yoga sleep. Read the article […]

Workshop-Backs and Posture

Whether experienced or first-timers, everyone enjoyed the sunny morning in the lovely Llandogo Hall. We practised yoga techniques for upright sitting, strong standing and developing strategies for easing acute back pain. We then practised postures to develop back strength such as bridges and warriors. And finished with a thoroughly relaxing Yoga Nidra. The chocolate brownies […]