Five reasons you should take up Yoga in 2019

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With the New Year comes the influx of ‘new year, new me’ resolutions. Gym memberships increase, and everybody focuses on exercise and fitness regimes. With our busy schedules, we often don’t have a huge amount of time to spend, so it’s highly likely Yoga stays at the bottom of your list and instead you favour […]

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Five yoga poses to help you survive the Christmas rush

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With Christmas just around the corner, we’re well into the festive season and for many of us this is the most hectic time of year. We’ve finished celebrating the end of year work commitments and we just want a well-deserved break, but for most of us this isn’t possible. We tend to fit more social […]

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Meditation on the breath

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Prana is the expression of energy and movement; it is the motivating source and power of action. Prana, or life force, arrives as the subtle energy of air, or Vayu. The five directions of Prana, called the Prana Vayus or Pancha (five) Vayus give us one way to make this elusive sense more tangible, so that we can feel it in […]

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5 reasons you should try a yoga retreat at least once in your life

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Have you often thought about going on a yoga retreat but never got around to it? There’s no better time to book than right now. As well as the obvious benefits including getting to know your instructor, receiving guidance on your yoga practice, and improving your yoga abilities there are numerous other great benefits.   […]

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Learn to Relax

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LEARN TO RELAX Yoga Kriya – Action with an outcome. Learn to relax and return to your natural state of calm. By Maria Kelly Yoga Instructor & Co-Founder of Tranquillite Retreats We live in stressed out times, bombarded with stimuli on what to eat, wear and think, rushing around for work and families, not to mention […]

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6 Yoga Poses For Runners

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6 YOGA POSES FOR RUNNERS BY YOGA INSTRUCTOR MARIA KELLY 6 simple yoga poses to help runners. Inspired by my husband’s recent marathon achievement I thought I’d offer a few simple postures to incorporate into your training schedule. Yoga when practiced regularly and with the correct breathing techniques can improve postures, flexibility and circulation. The […]

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Quit the fat loss obsession??

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I was recently speaking to one of my clients about his fantastic progress since taking up exercise. During our chat, the point that struck me most was him saying he has never been concerned with losing weight or improving his appearance. He started improving his lifestyle purely because he was fed up of feeling fed […]

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Learn About Your Body

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If you are new to exercise, haven’t exercised for years, or recently started exercising and are struggling to stick with it, then please continue reading……. There are so many different reasons for getting involved in exercise, but today I am going to focus on one major benefit and that is ‘becoming more aware of your […]

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10 key points to getting in good shape

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Some of you will no doubt have just endured your last gruelling weekend of ‘dry January’, or are feeling guilty after quitting your health related new year resolutions. Some will already be forming the attitude of ‘sod it, I’ll wait until the spring now and get in shape for summer’. It’s a common cycle that […]

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