9 simple yoga poses to do every day

9 simple yoga poses to do every day

Short on time but still want to fit in a practice? Try this simple daily yoga sequence for optimum mobility, strength, energy and balance.   1a. Cat pose / Majaryasana This pose stretches the spine, back muscles and neck, stimulates blood flow in the wrists and...
Top 3 breathing exercises for better sleep

Top 3 breathing exercises for better sleep

Esther Ekhart shares her top 3 bedtime breathing exercises to ensure a good night’s rest.   We all know the importance of sleep. Lack of sleep has implications for our mental health and immune system. Not enough sleep can make us feel grumpy, groggy and...
Yoga Sequence For Shoulder Health

Yoga Sequence For Shoulder Health

A simple shoulder sequence to release tension and ensure the longevity of your functional movement. Includes free class and downloadable pdf.   This set of exercises takes your shoulders through their full range of rotation, which is important to do regularly to...
The Importance of Breath in Yoga

The Importance of Breath in Yoga

Awareness of breath and synchronising breath and movement is what makes yoga, yoga; and not gymnastics or any other physical practice.   In this article, I talk about different ways the breath influences our yoga practice; how the breath and mind are closely...
Safe Knees and Feet in Yoga

Safe Knees and Feet in Yoga

Do you know how to align your feet and knees in yoga poses to be safe and avoid injury?   In this article, I will explain some foot and knee anatomy, alignment tips and key principles to practise yoga safely with particular attention to standing and seated poses....