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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 she gave it a try, and fell in love with it....

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 an age related condition, it can strike at any age,...

“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 think that they have to be flexible in order to be able to...

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 burst into tears at any moment, for no obvious reason....

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 the knees, it is important that you take care of...

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

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 myself, and a self employed, single mother at that, I...

What to expect from a Rhondda Yoga class

Going to a new class can be very daunting for many people. If you have never done any yoga before, you can really feel like you are stepping into the unknown. You may have some ideas of what Yoga is, and aren’t sure if you are going to like it. That is ok. The very...

Chanting for peace

At the end of any of my classes you attend, you will hear me chant a prayer at the end. I do it everytime I finish a yoga practice, including my own practice at home. I was taught it by my teacher, Kalavathi of Om Studio, as part of the training I did there. We chant...

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