Beyond the Spine – Yoga and Back Pain

If you have back pain, or indeed any other musculoskeletal pain, the first port of call is likely to be a visit to the doctor to try and establish where the problem lies and to discuss the treatment options. If you’re lucky, you might be referred to a good physiotherapist, or an x-ray or MRI […]

Yoga and The Universal Sound: Aum

Aum: the sound of the universe Music, sound and chanting are embedded into the art of learning the ancient sacred yoga texts, and for me as both Iyengar Yoga teacher and professional singer/composer the connection is profound. Sound is vibration and the source of all creation I first discovered the the importance of vibration through […]

A new step on the yoga path

Through out history various spiritual teachers have offered teachings that describe how to approach the path of yoga. In the West people are perhaps familiar with the teachings of Swami Sivananda, or Iyengar, or perhaps they’ve heard of Sathya Sai Baba or the yoga philosophy of Sri Aurobindo, or Vivekananda. Each of these inspiring teachers […]

Which Style Best Meets Your Needs?

The huge range in different types of yoga available means there is certainly a style that will suit you, no matter what your requirements! If you want to relax, you’re covered. If you want to stretch out tired muscles, you’re covered again. And if you want to connect with your inner self, you’re certainly catered […]

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