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Changing your perspective

Changing your perspective

Changing your perspective   You may have noticed on billboards and buses something called “LOOK UP”. It’s a website where Dr Fiona Kerr and others have studied the effects of the very basic action of looking up. However, the study goes further to ask us to connect with each other and our experience of the world. Essentially it’s a response to... More info...

What makes a good Savasana?

What makes a good Savasana?

Traditionally at the end of term I write a blog on Savasana. Although our sense of time feels a little lost due to the lockdown, it could be an opportunity to explore this impression of timelessness.  More info...

How to stream our live online yoga classes

How to stream our live online yoga classes

We are excited to be well underway with our live streaming of our classes. Yep, that is a photo of students chatting before the lunchtime class, a great way to connect and stay in touch. This article should answer questions about the nitty gritty of class access. It is super easy but if you have any tech issues please reach out to us we are here to help you:) More info...

Streamed yoga classes are about community

Streamed yoga classes are about community

Welcome to the new world of seeing Tom and I from your screen. For those who have already joined us online it’s great to see you again. We hope to see many more of your familiar faces soon as we stream our Iyengar Yoga classes online. If you haven’t tried it yet, give it a go :) More info...

How to do Adho Mukha Svanasana (Downward Facing Dog Pose)

How to do Adho Mukha Svanasana (Downward Facing Dog Pose)

When you first start practicing Adho Mukha Svanasana it can be a challenge, a real challenge…. More info...

How to be content

How to be content

Patience is required to be still and silent. It takes effort. We are always busy. Our lifestyle requires that of us. There seems an endless pursuit to get more, have more, be more. Sometimes we may leave little time for thought for what we already have. More info...

Yoga and Adversity

Yoga and Adversity

Yoga & Adversity   Adversity - Definition: unfavourable fortune or fate; a condition marked by misfortune, calamity, or distres. Life can be difficult. Disasters and catastrophes occur regularly, and sometimes even daily. Well, it feels like that anyway. More info...

Yoga Asana As Meditation

Yoga Asana As Meditation

When you first come to yoga, it can be quite astounding the amount of directions and instructions there are to specify how the body should be in a particular pose (asana). What does this achieve? More info...

The action of the feet in Iyengar Yoga

The action of the feet in Iyengar Yoga

This week - The action of the feet. Look carefully at this photo of Doreen and I doing Eka Pada Viparita Dandasana (one legged inverted staff pose). Check out the feet, you’ll notice that Dorz’s foot is in dorsiflexion and mine is more in plantar flexion. More info...

Pose of the Week: Savasana

Pose of the Week: Savasana

At the end of each term the Pose of the Week is Savasana. Sava means a corpse. So it’s corpse pose. Spooky! More info...

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