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Styles Yoga

Vinyasa Flow Linking the breath with movement, there is no “perfect form”, one follows the movement that is right for one’s own body. In Vinyassa Flow the emphasis is on the coordination of the breath …

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The Benefits of Yoga

Yoga is a journey of the body, mind and spirit, taking well-being to an entirely new level and allowing the student to achieve harmony and balance. Physical asana (postures) tone and stretch the body, bringing …

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Kinesiology 101

We were lucky enough this week to have a visit from Shades of Yoga’s resident Structural kinesiology and yoga therapy teacher. Queue… a fascinating session with lots of strange hand mudras and leg tapping…(from David not …

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Massage

Massage is good for you

For years now I have been a strong advocate of massage and the benefits it can provide as part of any training and health routine…let alone the mental and emotional benefits. So image how excited I was when I realised that Bali has a massage joint on pretty much every corner….and in Ubud you cant go more than 20 paces without passing a massage salon, or being handed a leaflet.

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Namaste

In the world of yoga the term ‘Namaste’ has an important role to play in any yoga practice. We have all heard these words at the end of a yoga class, but what does it …

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