Yin Yoga for Runners by Paula Hines

Yin Yoga for Runners by Paula Hines

The days are longer and the new season often encourages more of us to lace up our trainers and venture outdoors. Yoga is a great complement to running with just a few of the benefits being improved strength, flexibility and balance as well as injury prevention. The...
Is Pilates or Yoga better for me?

Is Pilates or Yoga better for me?

More and more people are recognising the importance of a mind-body approach to exercise and as a result Yoga and Pilates have both become extremely popular. A question we are often asked is “what is the difference between Yoga and Pilates?” Although on the face of it,...
Match Your Yoga to Your Mood

Match Your Yoga to Your Mood

Some of you might flinch when reading this title and think “Yoga is not a fashion accessory, thank you very much!” and you are certainly right but what I am trying to hint at is the necessity for less rigidity in our practice in general. Moods, Moments &...
The Importance of Breath in Yoga

The Importance of Breath in Yoga

Awareness of breath in yoga and synchronizing breathing and movement is what makes yoga, yoga; and not gymnastics or any other physical practice. In this article from Ekhart Yoga, Esther Ekhart explains the different ways the breath influences our yoga practice; how...
Yoga & Ayurveda for Autumn

Yoga & Ayurveda for Autumn

Noticing the shifts in light, temperature and energy that accompanies any changing season? Here are some useful tips from Gaiam for using yoga and Ayurveda to stay grounded and happy during the shifting season of Autumn. Autumn is a season of transformation. We can...