Tag: alteayoga

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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 […]

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PMPS: Post Mastectomy Pain Syndrome

Introduction   Among breast cancer patients, a common complaint is numbness or tingling in the upper-inner arm.  This is called neuropathy and is often down to damage to one particular nerve:  the intercostobrachial nerve. ICBN The intercostobrachial nerve (ICBN) is connected to the brachial plexus and innervates the axilla, medial arm and anterior chest wall. […]

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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 […]

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Into joint – healing the shoulders

The shoulder joint is the joint in the human body with the greatest range of motion. To keep the shoulder joint stable, we have the wonderful rotator cuff, a group of small muscles below the armpit and shoulderblade.  Sadly, these little muscles are ofter under-developed, leaving the shoulder unsupported and prone to pain and dislocation. […]

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My personal yog: To thine own Self be true

My personal practice has been suffering of late.  Time, but also boredom, has kept me off the mat.  Granted, I have been practising a lot of yoga of daily life, being aware, present, joyful, honest and patient.  Well, most of the time. Then I read this article, about how to be an inspiring yoga teacher, […]