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Yoga for Men’s Health Week

Peter

As it’s Men’s Health Week this week (June 10 – 16) I thought I would reshare a revised blog I wrote a little while back on men and yoga. Hope it’s of interest…. I’m always pleased when I see positive media coverage of yoga and especially when it involves men. Ryan Giggs has been getting more…

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Stay well this winter

Surya (Sun) mudra

There are a lot of winter bugs around at the moment. I know this full well, as I was in quarantine here at Inside Out HQ for over a week. I know full well the misery of these flu germs! I also know how important it is to take time out, rest and keep away more…

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Hello and Welcome to 2019

Hello and welcome to 2019! I have to be honest, I am not big on new year resolutions! I’m never keen on the idea of becoming the “best me” or a “new me” which seems to imply that I am currently “old and inferior”. I prefer to focus on Budhhist monk Shunryu Suzuki’s words of more…

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Men do yoga too!

Men do yoga too!

A couple of weeks ago I posted a little bit on Facebook about International Men’s Day, and how yoga can really help Men stay healthy. I thought I might explore that some more in this blog! There is increasingly more coverage of men “doing” yoga. Ryan Giggs famously puts his long and successful football career more…

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Join me for an autumn clear out?

Support the digestive system

In yoga and Ayurvedic philosophy the transitional seasons (spring and autumn) are the perfect time to have a clear out – physically and metaphorically! Get rid of the rubbish that might have accumulated in our homes, our bodies and our minds over the past months, helping us to move into the new seasons enjoying robust more…

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The power of perseverance

If you come to my classes then you’ve probably realised that I am not a naturally flexible. I’m not saying this to be self deprecating or looking for praise! I’m genuinely not. I do though practice my yoga daily, to the best of my body’s ability, and I unroll my mat every day not because more…

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Dive into the still space within

Connecting with the elements

I left you at the end of my last blog breathing space into your spine and abdomen, which I hope you enjoyed. Now, let’s take that a little deeper … can you find the space between each part of the breath? A natural pause, a lengthening, rather than a conscious holding of the breath, which more…

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Space to breathe

I’ve recently returned from my annual jaunt around the west coast of Scotland, one of my most favourite places to visit, a place where I can find great peace, giving me a chance to re-calibrate and recharge. I love the energy of a wild natural landscape and you get it all on the west coast more…

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Natural Balance

I had a fantastic time teaching my workshop on balance, last weekend. It proved to be a very popular and effective session, with great feedback, which is always welcome! Preparing my lesson plan really got me thinking about what an amazing tool yoga is for keeping us in balance as we negotiate this very busy more…

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A life well lived

Warrior

As many of you know, I recently lost my Nan. She was 93, had lived a good life and this was the first time she’d been in hospital, so there was much to celebrate, but it did still hurt. Thank you to everyone who sent me good wishes. I’ve spoken many times about how Dru more…

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