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Tidy Yoga Prop Cupboard: triyoga

Friday, November 3rd, 2017

Little things … Is it just me, or does a tidy prop cupboard lift your heart, too? Something about the way the belts are coiled into little snails, and the mats and blocks have been tidied away and wait, ordered and neat, ready for the next class. Thank you everyone at triyoga, for creating such […]

YogaBirth Postnatal Yoga Teacher Training Course, 27-28 November, 2015

Thursday, June 4th, 2015

Yoga Course: Postnatal Yoga Teacher Training Date: 27-28th November, 2015 (Friday -Saturday) Location: Notting Hill, London Cost: Early Bird Price = £300 (if booked before the end of August 2015) Regular Price = £350 Tutors: Lolly Stirk Annabel Hargrave John Stirk Ann Herrebrout Nadine Hobson Booking: Please visit the YogaBirth website by clicking here. Alternatively you […]

YOGA is for everyone, regardless of shape, size or level of fitness

Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015

Yogi Jessamyn Stanley wants to show that yoga is for everyone, regardless of shape, size of background. article by Carly Stern, Dailymail Not super skinny? No problem. One North Carolina woman wants people of all shapes and sizes to know that they can still reap the benefits of doing yoga. Jessamyn Stanley, 27, recognizes that she […]

The Legacy of Vanda Scarvelli

Thursday, May 7th, 2015

Article by Nan Wishner, Yoga International I first learned of Vanda Scaravelli when someone showed me a photo of her in Light on Yoga demonstrating Paschimottanasana (seated forward bend) with B. K. S. Iyengar balancing in Mayurasana (peacock pose) on her back. I was surprised to see a woman pictured in an otherwise traditional yoga text, and even more surprised […]

‘Stranatomie’, Wonderfully Creepy Sculptures of Remixed Human Anatomy

Thursday, April 16th, 2015

Italian artist Alessandro Boezio playfully remixes human anatomy in his wonderfully creepy sculpture series, ‘Stranatomie’.  See more at his website by clicking here.            

Guy Harvey: Sea Turtle Surprises Commercial Diver in Gulf

Wednesday, April 8th, 2015

  Nature at its finest: Wild, Free and in its Natural Environment During a recent dive job for commercial diver Guy Harvey, he had a visit from an inquisitive Hawkshbill Sea Turtle.  Whilst Guy was working underwater inspecting an oilrig platform in the Gulf of Thialand, the turtle can be seen silently gliding through the […]

Court says teaching yoga in school does not violate religious freedom

Tuesday, April 7th, 2015

  Los Angeles (AFP) – A California court said Friday that yoga classes taught at an elementary school do not violate students’ right to religious freedom, after parents complained Hindu and Buddhist doctrines were being promoted. The parents of two students at an Encinitas district school near San Diego said the yoga classes, which were taught […]

Connie Dennison: Yoga teacher to teach after her 100th birthday

Tuesday, April 7th, 2015

A WOMAN who is believed to be one of the world’s oldest yoga teachers has vowed to continue holding her popular yoga classes after her 100th birthday. Connie Dennison held a yoga session last week and is hoping to be fit enough to continue to teach her yoga classes after she turns 100 later this year. […]

Inside the Warrior: Striking Portraits that Reveal the Masculine Side of Yoga by Amy Goalen

Saturday, March 14th, 2015

Article by DL Cade “Thinking about your local Yoga studio doesn’t usually conjure up images of masculinity. Yoga mats, yoga pants, yoga in general is seen as a female-dominated, or sometimes even female-only, practice. But as photographer Amy Goalen‘s project ‘Inside the Warrior‘ goes to show, that is definitely not always the case. The idea for Inside […]

Why Yoga Is More Than a Workout

Thursday, March 12th, 2015

Article by J.Panasevich Skip the trendy workout yoga classes and commit to a high-quality practice. “Do you stare at the clock during your workout waiting for it to end? Or maybe you space out, staring glossy-eyed at a big-screen television while you step, run or elliptical your evening away. Exercise trends such as Zumba, Tae Bo, Jazzercise, […]

Yoga to energise pilots during solar-powered flight around the world

Monday, March 9th, 2015

A record-breaking attempt to fly around the world in a solar-powered plane has got under way from Abu Dhabi.  The aircraft – called Solar Impulse-2 – took off from the Emirate, heading east to Muscat in Oman. Over the next five months, it will skip from continent to continent, crossing both the Pacific and Atlantic […]

Yoga helps pilots prepare for world tour

Sunday, March 8th, 2015

Article from the Times of India “Team Solar Impulse, which has embarked on a round-the-world tour, will rely on yoga to keep the pilots fit. The team will land in Ahmedabad on Monday night. Travelling in a solar-powered aircraft means lower speed and longer hours of flying. During test flights, the Swiss pilots, Andre Borschberg […]

Strobe – Animated Sculptures by John Edmark

Sunday, March 8th, 2015

These are 3-D printed sculptures designed by John Edmark to animate when spun under a strobe light. The design  is determined by the same method nature uses in pine-cones and sunflowers. The rotation speed is synchronized to the strobe so that one flash occurs every time the sculpture turns 137.5º – the golden angle. If you […]

NEW World speed climbing record – 5.60 seconds

Thursday, March 5th, 2015

The body can reach some breathtaking achievements which seem almost impossible Speed climbing as the name suggests is climbing in which speed is the ultimate goal. A NEW speed climbing record was set by Danylo Boldyrev, a Ukrainian, during the ‘Speed Men Finals’ at the Wolrd Championships in Gijon.

I Can Read It ….. Can You?

Thursday, March 5th, 2015

Apparently only 55% of the population are able to read this. How about you? You can see the errors, but your mind “corrects” them for you and if you are one of the 55% you can read it. But, what happens if you wrote it? Will your mind correct the errors so that you don’t see the […]