The W’s of Chair Based Yoga

The media these days create an impression that yoga is only for the young and flexible, an image that does not reflect the benefits of yoga, which are for everyone.If you can breath, you can do yoga is one saying and indeed there is a large range of modified practices that are suitable for everyone,Continue reading “The W’s of Chair Based Yoga”

YOGA FOR SPORT

How the consistent practice of yoga can improve your sport performance. Yoga and sport may seem like an unusual combination but it is easy to see how marrying the two together can lead to immense benefits for the practitioner.Yoga means union; union of the senses, body and mind. Through this simple definition we can seeContinue reading “YOGA FOR SPORT”

4 Principles of Teaching Chair Based Yoga

I have found great pleasure in teaching chair based yoga classes. The participants are often very receptive to the practices and are looking forward coming back to the classes every week. It gives me great satisfaction to watch my students progress with their poses and benefit deeply from the practices on a different level overContinue reading “4 Principles of Teaching Chair Based Yoga”

6 STANDING, CHAIR BASED YOGA POSE ADAPTATIONS.

When I declare to people that I am a yoga teacher, they often reply “you must be very flexible to do that”. The truth is I am flexible; flexible in the way I think, flexible in the way I approach my life and business, flexible in the way I teach my yoga classes. This initiallyContinue reading “6 STANDING, CHAIR BASED YOGA POSE ADAPTATIONS.”

TEACHING AGELESS YOGA

Why adapting yoga practices is so important. The image the media portrait about yoga, give the impression that yoga is for the young and flexible, which is not really what yoga is about. In fact, if we think about the obvious benefits of yoga, such as improved mobility, flexibility and strength, yoga is actually moreContinue reading “TEACHING AGELESS YOGA”

YOGA FOR BETTER BALANCE

In order to maintain independence and reduce the chances of falling as we age we must remain strong flexible and generally active and maintain good physical balance. The practice of yoga allows for all these to happen. Practising while sitting or standing by a chair is the gateway to yoga for many older adults or those with lower mobility, allowing them to benefit from all that yoga has to offer. In turn they improve their overall health and of course balance… read more