Anna Macedo Yoga Blog Posts

I am very passionate about Iyengar Yoga and passing on my knowledge to others. If you are interested in keeping up to date on Iyengar Yoga, you might find my Yoga Blog Posts interesting. I cover a range of subject matters which include Yoga Health Benefits, Yoga Tips, Yoga Improvements and more. You can read my Yoga Blog Posts below.

  • Yoga videos for home practice

Online Yoga videos

I’m still being asked whether there are any good online Yoga videos that I recommend. I do feel that it’s still true that getting to Yoga class is the best way to learn - a well trained teacher can observe you, offer advice and suggestions.

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Chair yoga for back pain

I was looking on Pinterest for great pictures of chair yoga for back pain to share with my students.  But I couldn’t find the method I was looking for.  It’s one of the simplest, yet most effective ways to sit to help with a bad back.

  • Yoga poses to practice at home

Yoga poses to practice at home

During lockdown I’ve been asked by my students which are the best Yoga poses to practice at home ? Many people do not have Yoga equipment and feel this holds them back, but this is not necessarily the case.

  • How Yoga can help insomnia

How Yoga can help Insomnia

The body and mind connection that is achieved through a careful and mindful Yoga practice is able to reveal the underlying causes of our stress.  It is then that we can start to address these causes and improve our lives.

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Benefits of One to One Yoga

Now my yoga classes in Horsham have a short break between terms you may wonder about the Benefits of One to One Yoga. Some of the students from my group classes need encouragement to practice over the break so they book a one to one yoga session with me in between each term.

  • Yoga for sports

Yoga for Sports

Iyengar Yoga is renowned as a safe way of working, partly due to the use of props to help stiffer students.  Iyengar Yoga can help with many of the common complaints of sports people, from muscle tightness to more serious injuries.

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Home Yoga practice tips

As my Yoga classes in Horsham break for two weeks I thought it might be a good time to offer some home Yoga practice tips.

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Is Yoga enough

Is Yoga enough on its own or do you need to add something like running or swimming to make it a complete exercise program?

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What Yoga equipment?

Iyengar Yoga is known for many things, one of which is its use of equipment, known as 'props'. What Yoga equipment do you really need?

  • yoga for children and teenagers

Yoga for children and teenagers

I teach yoga for children and teenagers- sometimes in family groups in their own homes.  Children aged 12 or over are welcome to come to any of my classes or workshops, with a parent or guardian. 

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Still haven’t tried Yoga?

An interesting short article from Harvard medical school about the spread of Yoga in the US and why many people still haven't tried Yoga yet:

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My Yoga blog in the UK top 100

I was extremely surprised to find my yoga blog in the UK top 100! I have no idea who decides on these things, and other entrants seem to post many times a week- as compared to my average- once a month...

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Coming to your first Yoga class

Worried about coming to your first yoga class?   I see new students' faces looking very worried indeed!  This blog post might help you know what to expect in class and to therefore be less concerned.

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Improvers Yoga class

I teach a Wednesday 7 pm "improvers yoga class" in Horsham.  But who is it aimed at? What exactly is an 'improver'?

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Just don’t call it Yoga

There seem to be a lot of different types of Yoga out there- it can be very confusing.   For people new to Yoga it can be especially confusing. 

  • Yoga workshops in horsham

Yoga workshops in Horsham

I teach regular Iyengar Yoga workshops in Horsham, West Sussex at the lovely Tudor Tythe Barn on Pondtail road.   These are on Saturday and Sunday afternoons.