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5 great exercises to keep your SPINE MOVING FREELY

Our spine moves in 4 main ways: Flexion Extension Lateral Flexion Rotation Aim to bring all 4 spinal movements into your day, every day! Movement keeps blood flowing and energy flowing along with so much more flowing:-) Here are my go to movements I do when my back starts speaking to me. Listen to the […]

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Hips and our Emotions

How are are hips and emotions linked? How can they be? Some of you may hear your yoga instructors say how our hips are linked to our emotions….I often see puzzled faces when this is mentioned so I thought a little explanation may be good. Our hip joints get a lot of attention in most […]

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3 movements to help with HYPER Mobility and Sacro Illiac Pain (Lower Back Area)

Some of you are born hyper mobile, others graduate there over time depending on what you do. Regardless, being hyper mobile can be more of a hindrance than a benefit ..…apart from the many tricks you can do with your joints in the school yard!! It’s not until time creeps into our lives and the […]

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My 3 favourite movements for INCREASING ENERGY…at the moment.

It’s quite easy to get up and go to a class or move in the morning, our motivation can be high (if you’re a morning person), or same in the afternoon if you are used to exercising in the evenings. But what about that 3pm slump? Today instead of fixing it with something to eat […]

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Help yourself to STEP UP in life.

Why is it others can often see our worth before we can see it ourselves? Do you put some people on pedestals and discard others? Be honest with your answer…what goes on in your head is part of you, most of us do it in some shape or form. Thoughts can be felt almost as […]

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Heard of Yin Yoga…why is it so good?

What is Yin Yoga? When I first did my Yin Yoga teacher training people would look at me twice when I mentioned it. Yin was relatively unheard of. It is great to see it creeping into most yoga studios now. Why is this? Why has it suddenly gained popularity? Yogis are becoming more aware of the amazing […]

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Back pain and injury: 5 ways to help prevent it.

Most major back injuries occur from a simple twist and reaching action like getting something from a cupboard or picking something small up. That action is never the reason for the injury. Years of unawareness, lack of mobility and not listening are are the causes of most injuries. Here are 5 ways I feel injury […]

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