Rhondda Yoga

Yoga classes for health and wellbeing for all in the Rhondda valley and surrounding areas

Rhondda Yoga

Yoga IS for men as well you know fellas!

In ancient India, Yoga was pretty much exclusively a male occupation. If you look at the history of Yoga, you will see that all the famous Gurus who travelled to the West to share the message of Yoga were men. Read more…


10 ways to practice yoga when you don’t have time to go to a yoga class (part 2)

Yesterday I shared with you 5 ways you can practice yoga in your life when you aren’t able to get to a yoga class. Today I am going to share 5 more practices that you can integrate into your busy Read more…


10 ways to practice yoga when you don’t have time to go to a yoga class (part 1)

10 ways to practice yoga no time for yoga class part 1

One of the common reasons I hear that people have for not being able to get to a yoga class is lack of time. I get it, I really do. We live in a crazily hectic world, with so many Read more…


5 things you need for a yoga class

5 things you need for a yoga class

If you look at any Yoga store, you will find a dazzling array of accessories, props, clothing and more that you might think you need. What sort of mat should you get? Do you need a block, a pillow, an Read more…


Words of wisdom from a yoga loving Fat Bird

My friend Shan Marshall recently made my heart sing with joy when she began attending Yoga classes in her local area. A self confessed ‘Fat Bird‘, Shan had many reasons she could have decided that Yoga wasn’t for her, but Read more…


Do you suffer from arthritis? Here are 5 ways Yoga can help!

Do you suffer from arthritis Here are 5 ways Yoga can help

Arthritis is a progressive condition that affects the health and mobility of the joints of the body. It is very common, with around 10 million people in the UK suffering from it, and while it is often thought of as Read more…


“I can’t do Yoga, I’m not flexible”

I can't do Yoga, I'm not flexible

When I tell people I teach Yoga, one common response is, ‘Oh, I’d love to do yoga, but I’m too stiff/not flexible enough’. This makes me so sad. It is to the detriment of the ‘Yoga industry’ that people now Read more…


Beating stress through Yoga

When you’re stressed and overwhelmed in life, it can be hard to know where to turn. You can’t sleep, you can eat, or you eat too much, you can’t think straight, you’re snappy with everyone around you and liable to Read more…


Caring for your knees in a Yoga class

One common problem I see in people coming to Yoga classes is problems with their knees. Pain in the knees affects so much else in life, making movement difficult and painful. While there is much in Yoga that can help Read more…


The calm before the storm – the joys of pre school-run yoga!

The Calm Before the Storm yoga for mothers before kids come home

Mamma dearest. You love your kids, and relish being with them, but isn’t it wonderful when you get time to yourself, to do adult things, to take care of your own wellbeing, and to have adult conversations? As a mum Read more…