Healthy Forward Bending with Our Top Tips

Nothing can wake our hamstrings up quite as well as a thorough forward bend. It could be a standing or sitting pose, and even an inversion. But what is it exactly that happens in our body and mind when we bend forward, and how can we perfect getting there?

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Yogi Food: Spiritual Veganism

Lots of yogis choose to mindfully eat vegan. Some do it for health reasons, some diet for peace, while others aim to deepen their spiritual practice. Let’s explore what’s the connection between veganism and yoga, and where you place yourself.

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What’s the Deal with Backbends?

Backbends, commonly known in yoga as heart or chest openers, are an integral part of any yoga practice. They are invigorating and strengthening, releasing the spine as well as the chest and shoulders area, where lots of us hold tensions. If practised safely, with an appropriate mindset and warm-up, they can be very exhilarating and freeing, improving our posture in the long term.

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What is Yoga?

'What is yoga?' At first glance this is a seemingly simple question. However, by getting a flavour of how rich and varied the complete toolkit of yoga techniques is, it's easy to realise that yoga is just an umbrella term for a variety of practices.

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108 Sun Salutes in the Park

"What's not to love?" That's the theme of our 8th edition of 108 Sun Salutes at Belmont Park Exeter. Similarly to the last year's edition we will be supporting Exeter Respect Festival and unity in diversity with a sequence of 108 sun salutes led by 17 different teachers.

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The Yogi on YouTube!

Check out our new YouTube channel for short and informative videos about yoga techniques and exercises. Subscribe to be up to date. We will release a new video every week.

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