Category: viniyoga

Yoga vs Pilates: What's the difference?

“Should I do yoga or Pilates?” I hear this question a lot.  As a yoga teacher, I am naturally inclined to say yoga.  However, I recognise the usefulness and appropriateness of both systems, depending on the person and their circumstances.  Let’s explore the similarities and differences between Yoga and Pilates. Fundamentals Yoga is an ancient Read More

Twists in Yoga Therapy for Breast Cancer

At the beginning of the term last autumn, I decided to teach some twists.  Using the concept of vinyasa-krama, that is, work slowly into the postures, I taught some light standing, sitting and lying twists.  In general, if you keep the arm work light, the twist moves more into the lumbar spine.  Still, I was Read More

Apanasana – part.2

I previously published a description of the yoga pose apanâsana.  Please refer to that post.  Here are the photos to accompany the description.  Please note:  Keep your chin tucked down! Read More

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