The #WhyIYoga hashtag has been trending recently and we couldn’t resist putting our reasons forward – here are our Why We Yoga answers.
A series of yogi-approved, body sculpting moves that will create toned muscles, flexible limbs and a calm, organised mind.
Insomnia and sleep disorders affect millions. A new Harvard study reveals that a daily yoga practice can help you beat chronic insomnia!
Yoga can be extremely effective for healing trauma. It helps release tension, anxiety and illness which manifest as a result of holding on to the negativity of a past event.
Yoga can be done outside or in, at a studio or at home, with a friend or alone, following a routine or improvising. It’s phenomenally good for your muscles, joints and fascia as well as your internal systems such as digestive, nervous and circulatory. It’s also great for gradual weight loss!
It is believed that the psoas muscle has a direct link to the most ancient and instinctual part of our brain stem and spinal cord. The way we live today, constantly rushing, competing and achieving, has the psoas in a constant “fight or flight” state.
Those extremely discomforting and painful occurrences that we experience when our muscles, quite literally, spaz-out, are signs of imbalance in our bodies.
The glutes are one of the most common places that we store our tension. It’s a lot more common in women than in men, so if you’re female, your chances of being tight-arsed are a lot higher!
It’s time to get back to basics with the introductory poses for beginners.
It’s important that we keep our pelvic floor muscles in a healthy state or we can face some serious problems – men and women.