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March 2018

Helen’s Top 3 Essentials to Yoga – PART 2 KINDNESS

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Kindness I think we’d all agree that we feel pretty wonderful when someone is kind to us. Kindness has the ability to change our inner and outer worlds, leaving us with the strength to do things differently. Being kind to yourself is the absolute key to a successful yoga practice. If we’re not, we’re missing the gift. I’m not suggesting for one minute that kindness is a replacement for effort. More that being present with a mindful attitude during practice will help us notice those moments where we loose connection with our kindness. Where those harsh thoughts and attacking words…

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New Ethical clothing brand launches.

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Featuring Brighton girl and regular at Studio iO, Danielle Timms and her new ethical clothing brand. Active Therapy is a luxury ethical clothing brand handmade with organic fabrics. From dance, yoga to high sport the brand aims to give you daily strength. The brand was formed from the love of being active and the joy it can bring (therapy). All garments are handmade locally and fabrics are sourced ethically to create sustainable products. The designer worked in fashion production for many years before completing MA (Master of the Arts) at the London College of Fashion in innovation. This manifested into…

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Helen’s TOP 3 essentials for a yoga practice PART 1

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Breath We all know breathing is part of yoga. But did you know breathing IS yoga. So if there’s one practice you can do on and off your mat all the time, it’s breathe. We breathe in on average 11,000 litres of air a day. We breathe more than we do anything else. If we can learn to breathe well, we can improve our health more quickly than we could by changing our movement, eating, sleeping or living habits. We’re doing it anyway so we may as well do it well. So how do you know if you’re breathing well?…

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