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This page is dedicated to the thoughts and ramblings of our teachers and the wider Yoga Reading community. Feel free to join in by commenting or emailing us directly. Happy reading!

MONTHLY RESTORE February 2020

MONTHLY RESTORE February 2020

The land stirs with its promise of renewal, as the first wild edibles appear on the earth… This month’s restorative session offers practices that assist this period of spring cleansing. You will be guided through various gently held postures with uplifting essential oils, breathing practices for clearing the Nadis (energy lines) and a candle-gazing meditation.

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Women’s Spring Reset Retreat at Thames Lido

Women’s Spring Reset Retreat at Thames Lido

The purpose of this day is to provide a space for you to unwind, reset and reconnect with gentle, yet powerful, forms of yoga. Breath mapping, mobilisation, somatic movement and relaxation; we offer these pillars of support for you to journey into your inner landscape.

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Powerful Practices: Naomi Absalom

Powerful Practices: Naomi Absalom

Most of us really have no idea just how powerful we are and what we have access to within ourselves. Deeply entrenched conditioning has turned many of us into docile, caged animals. We have become too comfortable, too passive, we tolerate ill health…

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Evolution of a Yoga Practice

Evolution of a Yoga Practice

I have been practicing Ashtanga Yoga for about 15 years and teaching it for over 10. It took a while for me to commit to a regular Ashtanga yoga practice …

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Meet The Community – Viviane

Meet The Community – Viviane

How did you get into Yoga?  In 2016 I entered London Marathon. I was very keen to train well and most importantly to stave off injuries which is why I decided to combine running with yoga. I’m 100% convinced that yoga did just that by keeping my core strong and my...

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Transforming the health of your workplace

Transforming the health of your workplace

Our workforce and organisations are sick, depressed and stressed… According to the latest Government figures from the Labour Force Survey: The total number of cases of work related stress, depression or anxiety…was 488,000 cases. The total number of working days lost...

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Why Men Should do Yoga!

Why Men Should do Yoga!

  The perception of yoga around the world is an interesting thing to ponder on. In some countries it is seen as an entirely female pursuit often inextricably linked with the hippy and relaxed stereotype of the type of person who might be interested in meditation...

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Mysore Self Practice Demystified!

Mysore Self Practice Demystified!

Taking the plunge from your weekly Ashtanga class into Mysore Self Practice can be daunting. Once experienced, the beauty of the Mysore room can be felt for oneself but for some of us it can take many years to try it out for the first time. I'd therefore like to...

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Body Talk

Body Talk

It occurred to me recently, I am not very nice to myself at times. The way I criticise myself, my body, characteristics and how I contribute to society can be just plain mean. In my opinion I'm not 'beautiful enough' 'strong enough' 'kind enough'. All this negative...

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