Yoga For Lower Back

A gentle yoga sequence to address lower back pain I have been in pain with my lower back for a little bit of time now. Some of the most common reasons people experience lower back pain are a result of everyday habitual behaviour. Sitting too much, not moving enough, overarching or tucking pelvis under, orContinue reading “Yoga For Lower Back”

4 Sequencing Considerations

in chair based yoga classes. The sequencing framework I offer in my chair based yoga classes is quite unique. I come from an adapted and therapeutic yoga background so, it is very important for me that people not only access the poses, but go beyond that. I want them to access a lot more thanContinue reading “4 Sequencing Considerations”

Acuity of the mind

Maintaining mental sharpness with chair based yoga When I was little my grandmother (yiayia) and grandfather (pappous) were looking after me for the majority of the time. They were active, so we would go to so many places!!I guess in Greece the weather is not this dominant, but good sunny days really enhanced the fun weContinue reading “Acuity of the mind”

YOGA FOR RESILIENCE

6 ways yoga helps build resilience and manage chronic illness The definition of resilience is the capacity to recover quickly from difficulties. Some people may be naturally resilient to blows that life serves them and some not so much, but resilience is the secret to dealing with chronic illness. Many chronic conditions are not alwaysContinue reading “YOGA FOR RESILIENCE”

6 COMMON IMBALANCES IN CHAIR BASED YOGA

How to target the 6 common imbalances Chair Based Yoga students face. Students that are usually attracted to chair based yoga classes are affected by illness and injury that makes getting to the floor harder. Getting to the floor though is not the only limitation they face. Some of the additional common imbalances are exploredContinue reading “6 COMMON IMBALANCES IN CHAIR BASED YOGA”

Online Chair Based Yoga

5 reasons why you should be teaching chair yoga already This is a very strange time for all of us all, all over the globe. The very vast and fast spread of COVID19 is affecting all of us in our homes and communities. What is coming through, as an underlying theme, is how dependant weContinue reading “Online Chair Based Yoga”

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…