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Hands-on Yoga: combining the Alexander Technique with Gentle Hatha

Put together the postural analysis of Alexander Technique and a gentle approach to Hatha Yoga and you get Hands-on Yoga. Let me explain… How many yoga practitioners regularly experience pain? Go on, admit it; even those of us who teach or practise a “gentle” style of yoga sometimes find that particular postures don’t agree with […]

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How I fixed my bad back in two weeks

Two weeks ago I injured my back very badly. I’m not entirely sure what happened – something involving unloading the dishwasher, I think, but the result was extreme pain and an inability to sit or bend and even lie flat … Continue reading

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What silence did to my mind

Earlier this month I spent a weekend in complete silence. From Friday evening through to Sunday afternoon I spoke to no one. No catch-ups with friends or family; no shouting at the TV, or the kids; no embarrassed small-talk with … Continue reading

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Hands-on Yoga London, Jan 31 and April 18

For anyone who regularly experiences pain and discomfort or feels stuck with their yoga practice. An exploration of mind and body, bringing together the postural analysis of Alexander Technique and a gentle approach to Hatha Yoga.

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Hands-on Yoga: asana and the Alexander Technique

Put together the postural analysis of Alexander Technique and a gentle approach to Hatha Yoga and you get Hands-on Yoga. Let me explain… How many yoga practitioners regularly experience pain? Go on, admit it; even those of us who teach … Continue reading

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Story of a dinner – from French garden to yoginis’ supper

This is the story of a delicious dinner – one of the yummy vegetarian feasts served at Les Aleis, the retreat centre in the south of France where I run a yoga holiday every September. It’s a great time of … Continue reading

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The Science of Yoga – review

The New York Times article How Yoga Can Wreck Your Body sent journalist Willam J. Broad’s new book, The Science of Yoga, racing up Amazon’s list of best-selling yoga books – even before it was published. My copy has arrived … Continue reading

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