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Why Practise if It Hurts Rather than Heals?

Good Question! For most people, the reason for beginning Yoga is to feel better – whether physically or emotionally. Obviously these are two sides of the same coin, but it…


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Are You Sympathetic?

I’ve been posting a bit of stuff about the nervous system lately and what it means to be sympathetic dominant. I just wanted to explain this bit from a previous…


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Time for Some Re-wiring?

I’ve been sharing a few posts about what it means to look after the health of the nervous system. This stuff is pretty fascinating to me because it is so…


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What is meant by “Sympathetic Dominance”?

When a person tends towards anxiety or fear, they are essentially living their life in a state of fight or flight. This, you could argue is “Sympathetic Dominance”.


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Yoga in the Time of Corona…(Covid 19)

Relinquish Control. Accept. Take Each Day as it Comes. Yogis, let’s not stick our heads in the sand. It is time to be sensible and, praise be, nip this thing…


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How’s Triks?

Trikonasana – “Triangle” pose. It’s so easy to miss instructions, we can tend to switch off and do what we’ve always done, the way that we’ve always done it. But,…


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Life in Flow; The Freedom of Allowing

Changing your Mind, Changes Everything… What we think of as our “mind” exists in every single cell of our body.  At its essence, Yoga literally means there is no separation.…


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The Power of the Pits!

The power of the pits! Did you know your armpits are linked to core strength? It’s fair to say that every physical movement creates a reaction elsewhere… Half-planks are a…


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What is the difference between Mindfulness, Meditation and Yoga?

Above image taken by Oonagh Treble. I’m posing for a photo while in Pigeon Pose on a SUP at Shoal Bay . It was a beautiful morning; we laughed lots and had loads…


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Why Optimal Breathing is LESS Breathing…

Contrary to what you might think, deep, excessive breathing, particularly through the mouth (hyperventilation) is dodgy because it brings in way more oxygen than the body can actually use. This…