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A really interesting article came my way today about a study of veterans with PTSD using yoga and meditation techniques to overcome their symptoms. http://www.washingtonpost.com/posteverything/wp/2014/10/16/yoga-helps-war-veterans-with-post-traumatic-stress-disorder/ The article says that the techniques used were something called Sudarshan Kriya which is taught … Continue reading
Bronchial mudra I love mudras, as anyone who comes to my yoga class will know! These, put simply, are the hand gestures used in yoga and meditation. They can be used to focus the mind while meditating (most people are … Continue reading
The Wisdom of No Escape At the end of this week’s class I read an excerpt from Pema Chodron’s lovely book. It is from Chapter 6 and is about Joy. The Navajo teach their children that every morning when the … Continue reading
Healing yourself I have created a new blog which focuses much more on the healing side of yoga and meditation and many other theories too. It may give you some inspiration and help in your daily life. http://www.chasingsheep.co.uk/ Here is … Continue reading
Dear all I am teaching yoga in St George’s Park at 2pm on 4th August as part of Redfest. Do come along and join in – bring a yoga mat if you have one. Lots of alternative therapies and music … Continue reading
Not the most successful photo shoot, but we got a few new photos for the website anyway. At least they are not 5 years old any more!
http://www.inc.com/jeff-haden/10-habits-of-remarkably-charismatic-people.html?cid=em01020week28&nav=su Have a look at this – it’s all about listening to other people properly and valuing everyone’s knowledge and abilities, rather than just your own. It’s a good reminder.
I’m looking forward to the yoga and the pelvic floor workshops at Yogawest next weekend: http://www.yogawest.co.uk/workshops/karen-wilde-2223-june-2012/ with Karen Wilde from Australia. It should be really interesting and useful for me but also in relation to the pregnancy yoga classes.
Sept 9th – Clevedon 10-5pm £45includes lunch Oct 6-7 – Newland, Forest of Dean £100 includes food and accommodation They should be lovely relaxing weekends: I’m looking forward to them already. Still some spaces left – contact me for a booking … Continue reading
This clip is amazing of an elderly American woman still teaching yoga. An inspiration to us all! http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-18068548