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Just don’t call it Yoga

October 23rd, 2017|0 Comments

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.  Spaces are springing up in cities kitted [...]

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Vinyasa is part of Iyengar Yoga

October 7th, 2017|0 Comments

For a start, what does 'Vinyasa' mean? Its definition is 'a method of yoga in which vinyasa movements form a flowing sequence in coordination with the breath'.  In India this 'flowing sequence' was used as [...]

Yoga workshops in Horsham

June 15th, 2017|0 Comments

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. I have been teaching Yoga workshops for about 20 [...]

Why I love teaching beginners Yoga

March 24th, 2017|0 Comments

Every new term they come, looking very worried!  The new students that have never tried Yoga before, and are really scared about what let may have let themselves in for.... I look forward to meeting new [...]

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Why don’t we listen to music in Yoga class?

February 28th, 2017|0 Comments

After all, you can buy lots of CDs and MP3s that say they are designed for Yoga practice.  So why don't we listen to music in Yoga class?  You won't you find them being played [...]

Yoga helps menopause | Iyengar Yoga

February 2nd, 2017|1 Comment

Did you know that Yoga helps menopause? Recent studies have proven it!  A lot of women start Yoga in their 40's and 50's as they start to experience fatigue and hormonal fluctuations.  Many women have [...]

Tired all the time? Yoga can help!

January 17th, 2017|0 Comments

Tired all the time? Did you know that doctors have a special way to record patients who say they are Tired all the time? They write 'TATT' on their notes.  It is considered so common, [...]

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How would you like your yoga teacher to be trained?

November 24th, 2016|0 Comments

   'How would you like your yoga teacher to be trained ?  Never thought about it?  Well, you should!            Because it is a major factor in terms of the quality [...]

Too stiff to start Yoga?

October 20th, 2016|0 Comments

Many prospective students would like to try Yoga, but they are worried they are too stiff to start Yoga. As an Iyengar Yoga teacher with over 20 years experience I have welcomed all sorts of people with [...]

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Hatha Yoga means the Yoga of Effort

September 5th, 2016|0 Comments

Did you know that Hatha yoga means the yoga of effort? It means physical yoga, as opposed to the other 4 types listed below.  Some people are interested in why Yoga is different to any other [...]

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Yoga and Running

May 18th, 2016|0 Comments

Are yoga and running opposites? As summer approaches more and more people take up running.  Sometimes I think yoga and running are opposites- as in yoga we aim to 'do no harm' yet with running so many [...]

One to one yoga

April 18th, 2016|0 Comments

I am being asked more and more about one to one yoga. It's not just busy executives that can't find time to get to class.  I teach one to one yoga to retired people and busy mums in [...]

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Exercise over 50

March 17th, 2016|0 Comments

exercise over 50 Why exercise over 50? Most of us understand that the quality of our later life will depend on our health.  So it is strange that we may have given our current [...]

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Eating and Yoga Class

March 8th, 2016|0 Comments

Why am I writing this post about eating and Yoga Class? Some people are not sure about how much time should be left between eating and yoga class. Some students are coming to Yoga class having [...]

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New Horsham Yoga Class!

January 20th, 2016|0 Comments

New Horsham Yoga Class Starting April 13th 2016 Who is the new Horsham yoga class aimed at?  This new Horsham yoga class will be aimed more towards beginners, however others are welcome to join us too. [...]

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New Years Resolution? Given up already? Great!

January 4th, 2016|0 Comments

new years resolution A new year is a time to look back and reflect on our lives and ourselves.  Unfortunately this reflection can often focus on the negative aspects rather than the positive. [...]

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Yoga in January 2017

November 29th, 2015|0 Comments

Are you thinking of starting Yoga in January? Many people may be interested in starting Yoga in January  but don't seem to know where to start.  My first piece of advice is to choose a local [...]

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Yoga poses to do at home

November 17th, 2015|0 Comments

Would you like to try yoga at home? Maybe you are unable to make it to yoga classes? Maybe you forget what you've done in your yoga classes?  Students often ask me which yoga poses [...]

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Mindfulness and yoga

October 22nd, 2015|0 Comments

mindfulness and yoga "Mindfulness" seems to be a buzz word at the moment.  It is supposed to be good for us to be more mindful.  It is supposed to help with the [...]

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The yoga pose to practice this summer….

July 20th, 2015|0 Comments

The yoga pose to practice this summer…. If you have been coming to my classes recently I will have taught you this wide legged yoga pose called Prasaritta Padottanasana: For many of us we start like [...]

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Yoga Classes-what to wear?

June 19th, 2015|0 Comments

Have you ever wondered in yoga classes-what to wear? Nowadays there are a lot of companies set up trying to sell you all sorts of 'yoga wear' that you don't really need. Yoga classes should [...]

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Iyengar yoga workshop Hove East Sussex 16th May 2015

April 28th, 2015|0 Comments

Spaces left for 3 hours of lovely Yoga! This Saturday afternoon yoga workshop will focus on the key ways we work to keep energy in the body when we practice.  There are simple techniques we can use [...]

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Yoga exercises for beginners

April 17th, 2015|0 Comments

Would you like to try yoga exercises for beginners at home? Maybe you are unable to make it to yoga classes?  Or you are nervous about starting a class having never tried any yoga before? [...]

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Horsham Yoga Classes

March 27th, 2015|0 Comments

Horsham Yoga Classes  are bookable on line via my website classes page. The latest dates and venues are always listed on my classes page.  I have 20 years experience so you are in safe hands! [...]