The word “Hatha” pretty much means the same as Yin/Yang except it’s Ha/Tha (pronounced ta, not tha). Some poses and exercises are heating and more dynamic, others might be cooling and / or more passive. Generally though, our mind serves us better somewhere in the middle. A “Vinyasa” is a dynamic yoga-based exercise (a fluid […]
Get Off the Treadmill (& Say No to Calorie Counting)
It’s a fair observation that many people who do intense aerobic exercise just because they want to burn calories and lose weight often don’t really lose much weight – or if they do, it’s never for that long. Do you know anyone like this? Always exercising and on the “health” treadmill, but finding long-term physical […]
Exercise Physiology, Posture & Breath: Being a Total Halfwit, what would I know?
If you don’t know my background, let me fill you in. More than 20 years ago now, after 15 or so years of dabbling in Yoga now and then, loving the idea, but not quite able to commit, I met my fabulous teacher in a local hall in Newtown (1998). I never looked back. Simon […]