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

The Magic of yoga for MS

The MS Society in Aberdeen introduced Chair Based Yoga to their members over 2 years ago. In these 2 years, many reported improvements in their overall wellbeing through the practice of yoga. The benefits of yoga are experienced and reported instantly and in the long run. We often ponder upon the improvements noticed over time at the end of the class and agree that there is an element of magic in our practice of yoga; an element of unknown that has a positive impact on ourselves or even bigger than ourselves…

5 things I learned working as a kids yoga teacher

In the 3 years as a kids yoga teacher I discovered that
there is something magical about working with little people;
there is something magical about the way they behave or interact with each other and you.
In these last 3 years I learned more from the children than I ever learned from any training course. This served me in my greater purpose and in my relationship with my own child.

Yoga Therapy- what is it- what to expect

During the last year I have completed over 300h of Yoga Therapy Training. Here is a few things I learned: 1. Therapy training has taught me that yoga can be a powerful tool to reducing our suffering. Simple asana practices can be transformed to advanced practices when the body, breath and mind are fully aligned,Continue reading “Yoga Therapy- what is it- what to expect”