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How Tai Chi Can Help Your Heart & Lungs

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How Tai Chi Can Help Your Heart & Lungs

One of the special things about the practice of Tai Chi is the relationship between movement and breath. Over time and with consistent practice, the breathing is maintained in a deep and steady rate, even when the exercise is quite vigorous. This combination of deep and slow breathing while exercising is unusual and gives the combined benefits of exercise and meditation...

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Yoga: why go with the flow?

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Yoga: why go with the flow?

Flowing forms of yoga have long been popular in London, with Vinyasa Yoga and all of its affiliates becoming a go-to favourite at most yoga studios and gyms. But beyond offering an invigorating physical challenge, I believe there are more esoteric benefits to this fluid form of yoga that are worth exploring for those of us wishing to deepen our practice...

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Yoga for Post Natal Recovery

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Yoga for Post Natal Recovery

Becoming a new mother is a time of great joy, dramatic change and readjustment.  Postnatal yoga provides numerous physical and emotional benefits and can positively support women offering stability, reassurance and positivity...

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8 Ways Your Child Could Benefit From Yoga

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8 Ways Your Child Could Benefit From Yoga

There has been increasing interest and research in recent years about the benefits of yoga for children. Our children nowadays live in a world flooded with external stimuli and information due to exposure to media technologies, as well as increased competition in schools to succeed academically...

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Why Every Cyclist Should Try Yoga

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Why Every Cyclist Should Try Yoga

Road, hybrid, single speed (really, with South London’s infamous hills?), Boris… whatever your ride of choice, whether you compete or commute, there is no denying that cycling is one of the best modes of transport around. It certainly beats cramming yourself into someone’s armpit on a hot, sweaty Tube...

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THE MINDFUL MOVEMENT PROJECT

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THE MINDFUL MOVEMENT PROJECT

Karma Yoga in Action Let us introduce you to The Mindful Movement Project; beginning at The Honor Oak Wellness Rooms in April as a monthly charity yoga class to raise awareness of mental health and raise funds for its treatment and research.

We asked Fern Ross, founder of The Mindful Movement Project to tell us a little more about it:

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Boost Your Immunity

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Boost Your Immunity

It’s that time of year when everyone you know is sick, has a poorly child or knows someone who has succumbed to the dreaded flu. It’s no wonder then that we would all rather stay at home until the weather warms up and the spring birds return...

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