Yoga breathing exercises are prominent in practicing yoga past beginner level, as it deepens all aspects of yoga practice. Yoga breathing helps improve focus and concentration, endure deeper and longer stretches, increase endurance and create a more peaceful mind. Whether you choose an energetic type of yoga such as Vinyasa yoga or a quieter yoga…

Breathing is a key part of yoga practice. Whilst we all breathe tens of thousands of times every day without thinking about it, yoga breathing brings this day-to-day normality and life function into consciousness. From there, we can become aware of our own breathing techniques, and most of the time we realise that we aren’t…

Bikram yoga is a relatively new style of yoga, compared to more traditional types. It is based on Hatha yoga and this 90 minute sequence consists of 26 postures, each repeated twice. It is performed in a yoga studio, heated to roughly 40C (105F). By practicing yoga in a heated room, you allow a greater…

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…

There are so many wonderful benefits of yoga that go far beyond external physical benefits such as weight loss, defined muscle tone, increased flexibility and core strength. All of these are results achieved from dedicated yoga practice too. But there are also the yoga benefits that touch our mind, our body (inside and out) and our souls.…