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!”
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NEXT YOGA WORKSHOP
Desk workers’ 9 to 5 – Restore and Revive! Eliminate neck, shoulder and back ache. Sunday 17th March 2 -5.30pm Redwick Hall Do you sit at a desk for hours, hunched over the computer? Does neck pain, back ache or headaches make you miserable? Do you suffer from stress and find it difficult toContinue reading “NEXT YOGA WORKSHOP”
STRENGTH IN YOGA
Saturday saw a group of yoga teachers in south east Wales having a brilliant yoga day’s training on how to bring strength into yoga, and why it’s so important. We all know yoga is great for increasing our flexibility, but without strength, flexibility can mean joints aren’t protected and injuries can happen. Our experienced teacher,Continue reading “STRENGTH IN YOGA”
Make your Choice!
The 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 atContinue reading “Make your Choice!”
Get Fit for the New Year!
Feeling sluggish? Boost your energy and feel alive! Llandogo Village Hall Saturday 26th January 2013 10am – 1.30pm Shape up for the New Year! After the treats and excesses of the Christmas and New Year breaks, we all check how well we’re fitting into our clothes, whether we’ve put on weight or simply how we’re feeling.Continue reading “Get Fit for the New Year!”
NEW! TAKE A LOOK AT THE WORKSHOPS FOR 2013
1. Shape up for the New Year! Feeling sluggish? Boost your energy and feel alive! * Saturday 26th January 10am – 1.30pm After the treats and excesses of the Christmas and New Year breaks, we all check how well we’re fitting into our clothes, whether we’ve put on weight or simply how we’re feeling. SayContinue reading “NEW! TAKE A LOOK AT THE WORKSHOPS FOR 2013”
Stumped for Christmas gift ideas?
We have good intentions of finding our loved ones thoughtful, unique and valued Christmas presents, but we’ve all felt the pressure as we hurtle towards mid December with fewer and fewer shopping days. So let us help you to keep things simple and local without losing quality and that special touch. Choose a healthy and long-lasting gift – something simple that makes a bigContinue reading “Stumped for Christmas gift ideas?”
How is the year shaping up?
In the current economic situation, being able to shop freely may not be possible, some of us may have to ebay possessions to raise needed cash. Or it could be much worse than that. In the Eight Limbs, Yoga encourage us not to be too attached to things, to be content with what we have, but also to be kind to ourselves. IfContinue reading “How is the year shaping up?”
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 articleContinue reading “Relaxed? Of course I am!”