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Even yogis have down days

Today was just one of those days. Feeling narky, out of sorts, with too many troubling thoughts running around my head. I wasn’t in dire straits, just a little off-colour. It happens to all of us, even yogis. Difference is, we yogis have tools to work with when things seems askew. Mindfulness, deep breathing and […]

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The 5 W’s of Alteayoga

Who: Rachel Rose, yoga teacher, massage therapist, chemist, Canadian What: Hatha yoga classes, private yoga classes, meditation classes, pranayama classes. Where: Altea Salut, Calle Vents Vius 6-bajo, Altea, Alicante When: Tuesdays 20:00-21:15 and Fridays 09:30-10:45 (group classes) and Tuesdays-Thursdays for private sessions. Why: I believe in the power of yoga the heal the body, the […]

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Yoga Schedule 2019-2020

Delighted doesn’t start to describe how I feel about getting back to teaching group classes at Altea Salut! The schedule will be: Tuesday evenings 20:00 – 21:15 & Friday mornings 09:30-10:45 I haven’t been resting on my laurels this summer, not at all. I have been working in the Mind&Body Department at SHA Wellness Clinic […]

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Crowdfunding Return to the Source

Return to the Source – Crowdfunding a Dream (desliza abajo para español) I am sure you’ve all heard of Crowdfunding.  It’s an idea that’s been around since 1997, and was first used in the music industry.  Crowdfunding is a way to let fans and friends directly support a band or any other endeavour, from designers […]

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Fascia and slow yoga

On the Alteayoga facebook page, I re-posted a piece from Dr. Mercola’s web site in which fascia is thoughtfully discussed.  I suggest that you pop over and read it, then come back here.  Summing up:  Fascia makes up about 20% of body weight and is like a battery pack for muscles.  It also transports water in […]

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How We Breathe: Moving things around

Introduction We usually just think of the breath as being Oxygen in and CO2 out…if we think about the breath at all.  Yoga practitioners may think about prâna.  But few of us take the time to contemplate all the other things that move around because of the breath. Most of us know a little about […]