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An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.

In the natural health world, we eschew medication as much as we can for many reasons. In fact, here are many people who take upwards of five pharmaceuticals per day. Between 1988 and 2010 the median number of prescription medications used among adults aged 65 and older doubled from 2 to 4, and the proportion Read More

Please use alteayoga.wordpress.com

Hey guys!  I installed a blog here because I like using the domain alteayoga.es.  But, I am afraid that I make much more use of alteayoga.wordpress.com, mainly because that it all linked up to my Facebook, Twitter and Instagram accounts.  So, pop on over and have a look. xo Rachel Hola compis! He instalado un Read More

Schedule/horarios 2018

Hello beautiful people!  here is a quick resumé of the classes that I am offering as of January, 2018: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday mornings at 9:30AM  Martes, Miércoles, Jueves, Viernes por la mañana a las 9:30AM: GOA Altea, Carretera del Albir, 17, Altea (03590). Tuesday and Friday afternoons at 4:00PM Martes y Viernes por la Read More

The mysterious path of the yogi.

The funny thing about yoga is that almost everyone confuses it with exercise. And while it has been said many times before by scholars much abler than I, yoga does incorporate body postures and breathing, it is really not a form of exercise. Most yoga teachers know this. If they don’t, with all due respect, Read More

On mouth breathing

We are born and the first thing we do is inhale. The last thing we do when we leave this mortal coil is exhale. Everything that comes in between is called a life. Yoga considers the breath to be both an energy in itself, and a carrier of energy, so many practices in yoga are Read More

New term starts 12-Sept-2017

Hey people, sorry it’s been a while.  The summer term has gone swimmingly and I’ve been kept busyingly busy!.  Classes were sometimes full to overflowing, sometimes empty to the point of silence.  But, the 90-days of consecutive classes is drawing to an end. And, of course, I have got my fingers in the pot, planning Read More

Prize Draw: Colour the yogis and come to class! Colorea los yoguis y vente a clase!

Here is the deal: print and colour in the advert, (or pop on over to GOA and pick one up), then bring it to yoga class during the month of June, 2017. At the end of the month, I will do a draw.  Good Luck! First Prize: A one-hour massage! Second Prize: A one-hour private Read More

A safe and accessible yoga class, for all ages and abilities.

Hey!  Here is a little clip of me, Rachel, explaining a little about the focus of my yoga classes.  Safety is the name of the game:  sound anatomical knowledge, respecting contra-indications and always suggesting modifications to make poses safe and accessible to all. Read More

Welcome to Alteayoga.es!

Hello and the warmest of welcomes to you.  Thanks for stopping by my new and revamped alteayoga.es page.  I have been blogging for a long time over at http://alteayoga.wordpress.com.  So, pop on over there to see what this is all about, while I get the new page up and running.  But, make sure to come Read More