Browsing Tag Teach Yourself Yoga

In the deep mid-winter…

Winter is a time of rest and consolidation – recovering from the autumn harvest and preparing for the energetic burst into spring. I always think it is a bit of a contradiction that we are so busy in winter time – working and partying hard, preparing for the festive season, launching into new year resolutions – more…

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Wishing you all a merry Christmas and a peaceful New Year

For my final blog of the year, I thought I would leave you with my festive season survival kit – yoga focussed on keeping you healthy this Christmas. If you’ve been at classes the last couple of weeks you will be familiar with the practises, so I hope this will just remind you of some more…

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Top tips for staying tip top this autumn

Well, we are definitely into Autumn now. The leaves are turning and starting to fall, the nights are drawing in, there’s a cool nip in the air and I’m back in thermals (actually I’ve hardly been out of them this year!). According to Ayervedic wisdom Autumn is a dry, cool, erratic and windy season. This has more…

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Focus on a healthy Autumn

As I write this, Inside Out’s Autumn term is getting under way, so I thought I’d take this oppotunity to share with you some of the things we are going to be focussing on in class, as we head towards Christmas. The team and I have had some happy hours planning our autumn sessions. We were more…

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Give your dreams wings

What a yogi can learn from the Olympics

In my last but one post I was commenting on the Olympics and all the positive things that I felt came out of the event. I especially loved the positive attitudes of the athletes with their determination and drive, and this got me thinking about the goals I set myself (or to be honest, lack of goals I more…

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We have ways of making you practise during the summer holidays…

Summer has officially arrived, the sun is out, schools have broken up and many of us are thinking of our holidays…but what concerns me, is what about your yoga practise?!  So, whilst Inside Out takes it’s summer break I thought I’d better give you some ideas to keep you on the yoga path until September. First thing to remember, is that you more…

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Stay ahead of the crowd with Inside Out

Visit and 'Like' Us on Facebook

I hope you’ve all been “Liking” our new Facebook page – www.facebook.com/insideoutdruyoga if you’ve not already looked! I don’t know about you but I am finding social media quite addictive and I love it when I get notification that I’ve been “liked”! (Or maybe I just need to get out more!?) Apparently, though, I’m not alone in more…

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It’s 3am and I’m wide awake!!

Does this sound familiar? It’s 3am and you are wide awake! At Inside Out we often hear that you get off to sleep OK, only to wake up again in the middle of the night, and then the mind gets involved and before you know it you’re re-running the previous day, stressing about the day more…

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Let go and relax your way to a good night’s sleep

Hopefully, since my last post you’ve been checking in with yourself and moving your body to burn off those stress hormones. Now I’m going to look at ways of relaxing, preparing yourself for a great night’s sleep with some restorative Dru Yoga practices. Before bed is not the time to be practicing dynamic sun sequences! This more…

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Sleep like a caveman (although not in a cave!)

So, how have you been sleeping this week? I hope some of the tips from last time helped. In the next couple of blogs I’m going to be looking at some more yogic ways of ensuring you get the rest you need. The first thing to ask yourself is are you actually tired or more more…

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