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Getting over your inversion fear

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There are so many benefits of going upside down such as, improved circulation, clearing the lymphatic system, stimulating the nervous system, building core strength, and allowing the spine space to decompress – just to name a few. However, sometimes our fear can stop us learning inversions. Going upside down can be such a playful, youthful experience. Ever see children cartwheel and rolling around in the parks without a fear in the world? As adults we can borrow some of this child-like playfulness and turn our world up-side down! But where to start? Having the strength to kick or float to…

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Yoga, Travel & Gratitude PT 2

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After completing my yoga teacher training in India, I travelled inland to Hampi, south to Kerala and eventually north to Rajasthan, but in-between these trips I was offered an opportunity to teach daily yoga classes where I was staying in Goa. This was a really beautiful experience, especially being so fresh from teacher training, I got to teach Vinyasa, Hatha flow and even a few Yin classes. My daily life centred around yoga and cake. What a lovely existence. When I returned home in Spring I was excited to plan my next trip and had decided it was the right…

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Yoga, Travel & Gratitude

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Yoga, Travel & Gratitude My first trip with the sole purpose of yoga/AcroYoga/movement was to Greece in September 2016. I only booked a place at a course and my flights a few days before I had to arrive. I had an unexpected week off of work, and suddenly I felt like Greece was the right place to be. Going to Greece was one of my best decisions, a whole week of practice at beautiful Sunshine House, and like every trip since, it opened many doors. I met a wonderful woman called Jenny who was a teacher at a yoga school…

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