If You Only Do One Yoga Pose, Do This One

I often say in yoga class that this pose is like magic. It’s not a fancy pants pose. You won’t see impossibly bendy people doing it on Instagram . It’s yoga for every body, with a plethora of benefits. So if you only do one yoga pose then I recommend you do this one. Viparita KaraniLegs up the wall. That’s it. You can do it anywhere. Wear whatever you like. In your office at work, on your bed, outside, inside. Any wall, pretty much anywhere. You can even do this pose when you’re low energy or tired (in fact it’s READ MORE

Lessons from the Camel

Camel pose (Ustrasana) is certainly a challenging one. For a start, we’re moving from the back, which is not something we usually do. But let’s look at the benefits. Not just the health benefits that come from doing any yoga, but how the lessons of camel pose can come off the mat and into your life. On the mat, the pose requires both strength and vulnerability. You’re engaging the core, the quads and the thighs and pressing through the hands to lift the chest more. Then because you’re opening through the chest, you’re exposing the vulnerable parts of the body – the READ MORE