Balance for balance – a movely with hidden benefits

A yoga practice, whether it is a personal daily practice, or one during a class is always a more complete practice with a balance or two. In the yoga class, and even in a personal practice, balances tend to result in lots of wobbling. Wobbling is optional.  Infact, one should embrace the wobbling as it…

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It’s time to stand up to a sitting down world

We spend an incredible amount of time sitting down. Infact, a typical series of movement during the course of the day could go like this: wake up from laying in bed, shower, dress and then have breakfast sitting at a table. Jump in the car to work, and then head for the desk and plonk…

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A fishy tale in a world of sensory overload

A fishy tale in a world of sensory overload Today I have been practising and reflecting on what I think is one of the more interesting yoga postures (asanas). It’s called Matsyendrasana. It’s a classic spinal twist, and one of many that are available in the various texts of hatha yoga. Matsyendrasana is a great…

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What is a movely?

A Movely is what you do when you move more, mindfully. Movelies are functionally elegant, efficient and mindful movements. They can encourage and support body, breath, mind activation, and relaxation. A Movely is healthy and fun. You can make excellent Movelies by piecing together the postures from yoga (called asanas), but equally there are other…

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