Using Blocks in Yoga

Following a recent Instagram post (via @rhianwenbeintpt)about focusing on quality of movement even if that means reducing intensity I thought I’d share what that might look like with your yoga practice. Here are a couple of key poses that can benefit from the use of blocks to help find more ‘space’ and potentially therefore more…

Benefits of Yoga for Runners

Benefits of yoga for runners… and everyone else! Strength: yoga strengthens legs, upper body, core, back and will help with smaller stabilising muscles that can be neglected by running alone but will help keep you moving well. Balance: single leg standing poses help to strengthen feet, ankles and hips that will keep you upright. Flexibility:…

Vinyasa Flow Yoga

A busy start to the year with LOTS of running around then quickly slowed right down with two months of yoga teacher training (with Spiralling Crow at the YogaVenue studio on Cowley Road, Oxford). Now, two months after having completed and passed the training I’m getting to start practicing what I’ve learned. On a Thursday…