SATURDAY MORNING WORKSHOPS FOR 2015 1. Yoga for Sport & Fitness ** MARCH 7th 9.30am–1.00pm Redwick Hall NP26 3EA – £25 – Prevent injury in ligaments and tendons: release tightness in hips, hamstrings and shoulders to achieve a lightness and freedom in movement through challenging sequences and unusual postures that stretch the boundaries. £25 2. BackContinue reading
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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 preventingContinue reading “New Class starting at Mathern Village Hall on Friday 2nd May 2014!”
YOGA FOR SPORT
First Workshop for 2014 Yoga for Sport & Fitness March 29th 9.30am – 1.00pm Redwick Hall NP26 3EA Prevent injury through stretching ligaments and tendons. Release tightness in hamstrings and shoulders through challenging sequences and unusual postures that stretch the boundaries. Learn how to let tensions go to achieve a lightness and freedom in movement. Preventing injuriesContinue reading “YOGA FOR SPORT”
News this week is that the big supermarket we have in Chepstow (subtly not mentioning the name) is to offer Yoga in some of their ‘family destination’ stores! Baby gyms and cooking are going to be offered too. Is that taking blending different activities together too far? Walk in with your yoga mat and leave withContinue reading “Yoga in-store”
Wind-down in the Willows
Magor Marsh’s Open Day invited visitors to stretch and wind-down amongst the reed beds on a hot and sunny afternoon, Saturday 20th July. Down dogs, warriors and yoga games for younger participants joined the more familiar sights of dragonflies, herons and trees in Magor Marsh. Organiser, Kathy Barclay, reported “People really enjoyed themselves and were fully engaged in theContinue reading “Wind-down in the Willows”
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 relaxContinue reading “YOGA HELPS CONTROL DIABETES”
Frank Lampard takes up yoga in bid to last like Ryan Giggs.
Impressed that 39 year old Ryan Giggs is still playing at the top of his game, Lampard has started yoga. He has no plans to hang up his boots at the age of 34. He told the Mirror, “I looked at Giggs when we played United last Sunday. He was as fit as a fiddleContinue reading “Frank Lampard takes up yoga in bid to last like Ryan Giggs.”
Keep on Practising!
Have you ever looked at someone doing yoga and thought they were born that bendy and that’s why they are able to do yoga? Research and a recent book by Malcolm Gladwell assert that even people who we think of as ‘clever’ or ‘gifted’ have only got to their level of achievement because they haveContinue reading “Keep on Practising!”
On Doing Less
On Doing Less. Re-posted from http://fitisafeministissue.wordpress.com/2013/01/29/on-doing-less/#comments – an interesting site with a particular perspective that still manages to put forward lots of practical ideas on a broad range of fitness issues in an open and inclusive way. The time-management ideas are excellent – I shall put them to good use. I have certainly worked on the premise thatContinue reading “On Doing Less”