Keeping Your Spine Healthy With Yoga And Pilates

The spine is one of the most important parts of your body. Without it, you could not keep yourself upright or even stand up. It gives your body structure and support. It allows you to move about freely and to bend with flexibility. It can however cause us the most...

Featured Poses Series – #2 Shoulder Bridge (Setu Bandhasana)

Lying in supine, knees bent with feet flat on the floor Feet & knees should be hip distance apart & parallel Arms lying alongside the body with the palms facing down – ground the top of the shoulders down. Keep the back of the neck long with the chin...

Featured Poses Series – #1 Tree Pose (Vrksana)

Stand in Tadasana, mountain pose – feet hip width apart. Ground your feet into your mat – drawing up through your thighs to create strength & stability. Keep your pelvis in neutral and lengthen through your spine. Fix your gaze on a spot that is not moving – your...

The Luxury of Yoga

I had the pleasure recently of going on a yoga holiday in Donegal over the June bank holiday run by Elma & Patsy Toland (https://www.facebook.com/Thespout). They were amazing hosts and I really enjoyed every minute of the 3 days we spent in sunny Donegal. Elma was...

Giving Up versus Taking Up

It’s that time of year again with when traditionally people think about giving something up for Lent (whether you’re religious or not). From giving up smoking, chocolate, sugar or alcohol we usually think solely about giving up. Well this year what about...