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Yoga Therapy: What is it?

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Yoga therapy classes provide a highly effective way of getting the most out of your yoga practice. Yoga therapy, according to the IAYT (International Association of Yoga Therapists), is “… […]

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What are Barre Classes

Posted by Posted In Fitness, Pilates

Barre classes are extremely popular and with good reason.  Most Barre classes follow a similar format, breaking down the workouts into 4 sections – upper body, thighs, glutes and abs […]

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An Internal Massage

Posted by Posted In Health, Yoga

Certain yoga postures can give you an “internal massage” which will help keep your visceral organs healthy and maintain good digestion.  In an earlier post, I wrote about the dangers […]

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Yoga for Healthy Bones

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Yoga has many benefits, including helping to maintain healthy bones.  Whilst our ability to build new bone deteriorates with advancing years, I have had clients whose bone density has improved […]

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Causes of Osteoporosis

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In my last post I produced some statistics suggesting that bone mineral density (BMD) isn’t necessarily a predictor of osteoporosis incidence and in some countries with low BMD there are […]

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Bone Mineral Density & Bone Health

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Bone health tends not to be of much interest to most of us until we or a relative breaks a bone in later life.  20% of elderly people who suffer […]

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Tips to Improve Digestion

Posted by Posted In Diet, Health, Yoga

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Most of us should improve our digestion. Indigestion, heartburn, dyspepsia, acid reflux – just a few names given to the discomfort experienced by around 40% of the population on a […]

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Functional Smoothies

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A smoothie tastes good: throw in a few of your favourite ingredients and you have a lovely tasty drink/snack.  But some ingredients are better than others at certain times of […]

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3 Life Changing Habits

Posted by Posted In Diet, Fitness, Health, Life

These 3 life changing habits may seem obvious, but it’s good to remind ourselves from time to time of just how much of a positive impact they will have on […]

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Knee Pain & Tight Quadriceps

Posted by Posted In Fitness, Pilates

There is a strong connection between knee pain and tight quadriceps.  Tightness in any part of the body will have a detrimental effect on a neighbouring area at some.  It […]

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