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Yoga Teacher Helen Shepherd's 5 favourite yoga places

Moon lit meetings and early morning practices under Mousehole’s starry skies with John and Lucy Scott.

Karma Studio, Isle of Man: This I am pretty certain is the most beautiful studio I have had the pleasure to be in, a real gem in the layer back heart of the Isle Of Man… 136 more words

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virabhadrasana 2, discover your inner warrior

“Yoga is 99% practice, 1% theory.” K. Pattabhi Jois

In Yoga NEWS last month, I asked you what you would like me to write about in my future blog posts to help with that ‘tiny’ 1%. 

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My five favourite yoga places

First up has to be Byron Bay, Australia. I spent 6 months here recovering from 15 years of advertising – between Tallow Beach and my teacher Jen Norman I almost didn’t come back.  182 more words

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Bending and Booze at the Royal Opera House

Recently Lululemon hosted The Movement at the Royal Opera House in London, offering a free space for hundreds of yogis to come together and practice to the sound of the… 514 more words



When people think of yoga, what first comes to mind are the perceived pretzel-like postures, weird Indian music, or sitting for hours with an absolutely empty mind. 1,000 more words


hand in hand

Chances are that, if you are reading this post now, yoga might benefit you in some way, even perhaps, in many ways! But we all need a little push sometimes. 548 more words

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