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  • #2 Start from where you are

    ‘Start from where you where’ you is the 2nd of the Yoga Club Rules. To be fair, they aren’t really rules as much as guiding principles. And ‘start where you are’ is probably a good guiding principle in this world where the pressure to be “someone” or “something”, or achieve something or go somewhere is…

  • 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…

  • A slow-mo’ walk can bring balance of body and mind

    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. And although wobbling is a thing, we tend to get distracted…

  • 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…