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”

High Intensity Training – updated

Reading about High Intensity Training (HIT) and Tabata a few weeks ago, I was concerned that as it was originally designed for the Japan Olympic Team it would be unsuitable, even dangerous, for most people, yet many gyms were advertising it for January 2014. Since then the media has been publicising the author of Fast Exercise, Michael Mosley’sContinue reading “High Intensity Training – updated”

What I’m not thinking

The Guardian’s Weekend magazine’s regular article What I’m really thinking is often an interesting perspective and insight into someone’s life.  On 14th December the article revealed the innermost secrets of a Yoga Teacher. As a yoga teacher myself, I was intrigued. More so as a student had texted me asking had I seen it.  As IContinue reading “What I’m not thinking”

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 aContinue reading “Quick relaxation”

Yoga in-store

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”

Yoga for Pregnancy

Pregnancy is enhanced by the practice of gentle yoga poses, quiet periods of bringing the awareness to the breath and the growing baby within. The Daily Mail online has published an article about Hilaria Baldwin’s favourite poses for preventing back-ache during pregnancy. The Spanish born yoga teacher has produced a video on WhatToExpect.com but as some commentatorsContinue reading “Yoga for Pregnancy”

NEXT WORKSHOP

Sunday 19th May 9.30am – 1pm REDWICK VILLAGE HALL Get your body moving through flowing yoga moves, increase your stamina through strengthening exercises and feel fit as you prepare for summer days and long evenings outside. Tone your body for the beach and enjoy your summer adventures, whether it’s hiking the hills, canoeing the rivers or badminton atContinue reading “NEXT WORKSHOP”

BEAT THE BLUES

If you’re feeling blue after a long winter, psychiatrists advise heading for a yoga class. Science has now proven that yoga can help people suffering from mental illnesses; depression and anxiety, post traumatic stress, alcohol dependency, eating disorders, ADHD and epilepsy. The Yoga, The Brain and Mental Health Conference in November 2012 brought psychiatrists, scientistsContinue reading “BEAT THE BLUES”