Archive for breathing technique

July Melting Forwards

The past few weeks have been SO HOT. As a result of this amazing, but very hot weather, we are  slowing it down this month. This months intention is all about melting… melting forward, moving gently, with the breath and with awareness. We are also going to be taking advantage of heat, using it to […]

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Yoga Chew Valley: New To Yoga?

Starting can seem daunting if you are new to yoga.  Here are 5 tips to help you on your way:  1. Yoga Is Not A Competition Your yoga practice is all about you, so there’s literally nobody to compete with! Yep, it’s human nature to want to glance around the room, particularly at those super […]

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Yoga Chew Valley: Another Simple Breathing Exercise

The effort when we breathe is on the inhalation; the exhalation occurs when we just relax.  Yet, many of us find it difficult to breathe deeply and to relax on the exhalation.  Here is a simple breathing exercise that we used in class this week. Holding the breath allows us to appreciate the sense of […]

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Yoga Chew Valley: Simple Breathing Technique

Most of us experience some level of stress on a regular basis and here is a simple breathing technique to help you calm down. Stress in its own right can be a good thing and helps us thrive.  The issue is how we perceive stress and if we accept that the landscape of life includes […]

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