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.

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Yoga and Running

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 [...]

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One to one yoga

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

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Exercise over 50

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 [...]

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Eating and Yoga Class

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!

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!

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

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

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

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….

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?

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

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

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

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! [...]

What is it best to do after Yoga classes?

Wouldn't it be lovely if after yoga classes we could all go for a lovely walk along a beach? But after Yoga classes some of us have to go back to work.  After a Yoga [...]

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Can you walk to yoga class?

Sometimes I mention it in class, but I feel it's worth mentioning it again as a blog post! Have you thought how long would it take you to walk to your yoga class?  20 minutes? [...]

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Why start Yoga this January?

Why start Yoga this January?  Perhaps you've been putting it off as you have some questions or concerns? Let me try and reassure you- if after reading this you still have any questions then please [...]

Hatha Yoga is the Yoga of Effort

There are 5 types of yoga: 1) Jnana Yoga, the Yoga of Knowledge, using meditation for Self-realization 2) Bhakti Yoga, the Yoga of Devotion, seeking union with God as the Divine Father or Divine Mother [...]

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What are your arms doing in Yoga ? Gomukhasana

  Gomukhasana- cow face pose- common problem This first image shows what I often see in class when we attempt this pose - students catching their hands- just because they can.   [...]

An article on filming BKS Iyengar – with trailer

SADHAKA: the yoga of B.K.S. Iyengar is a feature documentary film about BKS Iyengar’s practice, life and influence from award WINNING director, Jake Clennell. Here is a link to an article about its filming- including a short trailer: [...]