What‘s The Best Style of Yoga to Release Stress?

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When I run stress management workshops, clients often ask me which style of yoga is best for relieving stress. So, let me give you a short answer and a long answer. The short answer is: Whatever works for you.   What works for you? For some people a dynamic, Vinyasa or Ashtanga class allows them to Continue reading »

What is Your Reason for Practicing Yoga?

Reasons for practicing yoga

Thinking about why it might be useful and beneficial to practice yoga, I have come to the conclusion that there is only one reason that really matters: It is your reason for practicing yoga. What made me think about the reasons for practicing yoga is International Day of Yoga on 21 June. International Day of Yoga was established Continue reading »

What is Hatha Yoga?

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‘What is Hatha yoga?’ is an easy enough question but the answer is not so straightforward. Hatha yoga is a broad term, which refers to the physical practices of yoga. Initally, yoga was a meditative discipline practiced by Indian ascetics to break the of cycle of rebirth and to find enlightenment. Hatha yoga came about at Continue reading »