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Nowadays the tradition of spreading knowledge became mandatory for conducting present physical life. If we look into the present education system, the limited knowledge is being spread from decades together. 91 more words

Yoga on and off the mat

Just thought I’d share a few of the ways in which yoga has helped me today: 

  • My morning practice focusing on hip openers: perfect after a day of lots of sitting around yesterday!
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Reflections on one of my favourite yoga retreats! (Photos to be added soon!)

I’ve just got back from a short but wonderful yoga retreat, the same one I did in August last year and the year before, and it seems to be becoming an important part of my year. 1,198 more words


Movement in the song of the body

Yesterday I needed to re-plan a yoga 1:1 that I was teaching as my student had let me know that her arthritic pain had been worse the day before, and even though she was feeling a lot better, her wrists were still sore and she didn’t want to do any weight-bearing poses. 230 more words


Yoga reduces symptoms of depression

A multi-week regimen of yoga may be an effective complement to traditional therapy for depression, multiple studies suggest.

Individuals who suffer from depression may want to look to yoga as a complement to traditional therapies as the practice may lessen symptoms, according to studies presented at the 125th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association.

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Feeling unwell but the sky is still bright

After my good weekend with several social interactions with other people, yesterday it felt like the brakes were being slammed on – exhausted, bad sore throat, my usual symptoms worse and a headache I just couldn’t shift. 411 more words


Going out out!

This evening I’ve been invited to a friend’s 40th birthday party. On paper that might sound like no big deal, but those of you with long-term conditions (I have come to really hate that phrase!) will understand that an evening out takes a lot of energy, planning and recovery time afterwards. 437 more words