Archive for yoga practice

March Hare

Spring is on the horizon. The season of new life, new beginnings and birth. With the Easter weekend falling at the end of the month, it only felt natural to incorporate these themes into this months practice. “Mad as a March Hare” is an allusion that can be used to refer to any other animal […]

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Rise of Yoga Amongst Young People

Introducing our Apprentice Libby! She has just joined us and is taking on our wonderful social media and admin duties! She is also trained in Astanga so hopefully soon we can get some classes on the go. She has written a piece about the Rise of Yoga Amongst Young People; it was feature in our […]

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Yoga Chew Valley Shoulder Tension

Quite a few of you who came to class this week seem to be suffering with shoulder tension.  Even some of the regulars at the local pub seem to be suffering too! Whilst we could highlight what could be causing your shoulder tension, chances are, you probably know. So, here are some simple things you […]

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Yoga Chew Valley: Get On Your Mat

I know life gets in the way, and that you come to class to have some time for yourself. If you can make some time to just do something everyday, it will definitely notice a difference physically, as well as mentally.  Be proactive, rather than reactive. By spending time in your body daily, you will recognise […]

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Yoga Chew Valley: Tips to Help with Balance

Some of you have said that you struggle with the standing balances. I personally have an internal battle with them too, especially since I injured my left big toe a few years ago, and now I am nursing an ankle issue.   Balances are a part of yoga practice; apart from improving our balance, it […]

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Yoga Chew Valley: Beauty of Yoga Practice

“Life is a series of natural and spontaneous changes. Don’t resist them; that only creates sorrow. Let reality be reality. Let things flow naturally forward in whatever way they like.” – Lao Tzu We live in a society where we are goal driven and challenged all the time.  Expectations run high, not only from us, but […]

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