Archive for yoga practice

August Love My Hips

Hello August This month we are focusing on our hips and giving them some lovin’! A lot of the time we focus on stretching and opening the hips, this is due to many of us having tight hips. There are so many muscles around the hip, making it a massive joint. All these muscles surrounding […]

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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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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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Tips on Stepping from Downward Dog to Lunge

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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: 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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