A recent convert to Spotify, I'm loving having and discovering new music. It really is such a great place to explore and I've come across some previously unknown gems. I've also recently discovered a service music streaming service specifically for yoga. the new and improved Yogi Tunes has a members only streaming service from around… Continue reading Music streaming for yoga
Chanting your way to health
Chanting is not something that comes naturally to me. Although on rare occasions I play Gregorian or Tibetan Buddhist chanting to help silence my brain when I do yoga, I recently experienced situations where to not chant would have been churlish. And to my surprise, I found chanting uplifting and relaxing. The first was at… Continue reading Chanting your way to health
While exploring soothing sounds to do yoga to I came upon this...like most relaxation music it is an acquired taste but this is long enough and unobtrusive enough to work wonders:
You don't have to be bendy to do yoga
One of the highlights of 2011 was finding a yoga class that provided a balance of stress relief, vigour and students of varying abilities, with a great teacher (Barbara) with a sense of humour. Because let's face it, there are certain poses where dignity simply is not an option. For many years I've practiced yoga… Continue reading You don't have to be bendy to do yoga
Is yoga enough?
I've often wondered if I could get by with doing yoga and only yoga as exercise. Yoga teacher friends have told me this over the years, but I have remained sceptical, unsure how yoga would provide the aerobic benefits of jogging. So I decided to do a little digging. The Yoga Journal refers to… Continue reading Is yoga enough?