With a precious baby on board, it is only natural that your own personal “health and safety” is number one priority. Many mothers-to-be are hesitant when it comes to exercising during pregnancy as they are fearful they could cause discomfort or harm to their unborn child. However, health professionals are confident that gentle exercise is…

First of all, welcome to the world of yoga! You are about to join the other millions of people worldwide who practice yoga for fitness, health, healing, relaxation, spirituality and self-development. As you have an interest in yoga for complete beginners you may have questions, you may be excited but also a little apprehensive of what…

Everyone has to start somewhere, so if you are completely new to yoga and feel apprehensive about getting started, then there really is no need. Beginners yoga is typically welcoming and as it is a very personal practice, you can start off slow and work to improve or deepen your practice and style at your…

Bikram yoga is a relatively new style of yoga, compared to more traditional types, although it is based on Hatha yoga. This 90 minute sequence consists of 26 postures, each repeated twice and it is performed in a yoga studio, heated to roughly 40C, 105F. The added temperature is designed to allow greater range of…

Hot yoga, has become increasingly popular in recent years with millions of people worldwide opting to “turn up the heat” for their yoga practice. The most commonly practiced hot yoga, is Bikram yoga, where the yoga studio is heated to approximately 40C, 105F. Here 26 yoga poses are repeated over a 90 minute session. The poses…

It’s a great question, with several possible answers, depending who you ask. To someone who has never practiced before, yoga can perhaps be described as a physical activity, developed some 5000 years ago in India, where participants move into unusual and awkward looking positions, stretch a lot, whilst practicing deep breathing! Those who have practiced…