So you go to your first yoga class and you are like hold on I don’t even know how to do the pose yet what are all these words you are saying. I thought this was a beginner class? So here’s a short yoga 4-1-1 of the most popular phrases you will hear to help you in your next class. Sanskrit – The ancient Indian language associated with Hindi text and the language used in yoga. So yoga poses will have…

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Last week I went to an event with Speedo UK for their H2O Active range at Dolphin Square. Although Speedo may immediately make you think of swimming the kit is actually for “the pool and beyond”. So we gave it a go by taking part in a yoga class and then a HIIT workout on the water. The yoga class was taken by Kat from YogiBare with a beautiful flowing theme to represent the fluidity of water. Kat has a…

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Yoga teacher training weekend three is done and dusted. This weekend was mostly spent around the seated and finishing sequences. We learnt the adjustments and modifications for both sections which means we have now covered all parts to the yoga class (as taught by Yoga London). So what does a yoga class look like and how is it structured? The diagram below is specific to how we’ve been taught and is based on a 60 minute class where we’ll be teaching Vinyasa flow.…

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I have recently finished participating in a 12 day yoga challenge by the brand Dharmabums. If you haven’t come across this yoga brand before do check them out as their leggings are amazing. Fantastic colours, patterns and lovely on the skin, there’s a few on my Instagram page. I really enjoy yoga and would like to make it more of a permanent fixture in my regime. Stretching is important before and after exercise, you should do dynamic stretching before exercise…

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CLASSES

Every Wednesday from 9th January I will be running a yoga class for charity at Benk & Bo. If you are interested please sign up via Eventbrite – I would love to see you there.