Yoga Tutorials

Why do we feel tingling, shaking, numbness and cramps in Yoga class? Yoga anatomy.

We all enjoy the ‘sweet pain’ of Yoga. But there is a difference between that and the feeling one of: tingling, numbness, shaking, or experiencing head rushes, petechia, muscle cramping, or even worse – joint popping. The latter few should never be the case in yoga practice, however almost all of have experienced at least one of the discomforts. Petechiae Petechiae

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The Do’s and Don’ts of lower back pain. Yoga approach.

Let’s discuss how to actually maintain or even get rid of that back pain: Do practice sitting and standing yoga postures to help strengthen the back. Think tall. Utilise  core support by lifting the front of your pelvic and engaging pelvic floor.  Strong core equals healthy back. Don’t lose your natural lumbar curve. Slumping, or rounding the spine encourages bad posture

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Can’t touch your toes? What Yoga beginners should never say at Yoga.

This is what new yogis should never say at Yoga class and why.. “Yoga? I can’t even touch my toes” After so many years of hearing this, I’m still sorting out the best way to respond..Focus on the yoga journey in every pose, enjoy the process and your progress rather than focusing on your limits. Beauty of yoga is that it

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What Are the Benefits of Yoga Twists?

Yogis are twisted. Fact. Twists are neutralising position of the spine  after lots of strong back bends or forward bends and particularly after head balance.. Twists are working the abdominal, obliques, back muscles, shoulders, pelvis, neck etc… Some yoga twists come from lower spine and others  from  upper spine, as long as you do them correctly and therefore safely. Before

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Meet your Feet: importance of the feet in Yoga practice

Understanding the mechanics of your feet in yoga and the patterns in your foot health is the first step to establishing a solid foundation in your practice. Feet are Foundation of the temple of the body, yet our feet aren’t JUST foundation. Not static anyway. Our bodies are mobile, flexible and our feet meant to be flexible too. But we often neglect

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4 YOGA MISTAKES TO AVOID

IMHO… From my humble teaching experience and constant observation of my students, there are mainly 4 things I would like them to avoid: Holding your breath Yoga is breath led, if you are holding your breath or going red in the face you’ve gone too far! Link your body movement to your breath flow. Generally inhaling as you reach up

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