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
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
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
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
David Frawley of the American Institute of Vedic Studies is, in my opinion, one of the most erudite and informed yoga pundits on the scene today. I shall share with you a link to his writings on pratyahara, the fifth limb of Astanga yoga. If you have been practising with me this winter, you will
Ojo! Los días 5, 6 y 7 de abril se celebrará el 1º Festival de Danza Consciente en Villajoyosa. En la web oficial del festival, http://valuodesarrollo.wordpress.com/ aparecen todos los detalles, Sin embargo, hay que ponerse en contacto con los organizadores para obtener el programa completo y los precios. Los precios no son hiper-economicos, pero tampoco
This Wednesday, we are starting a new beginner’s hathayoga class at Prana in Benidorm. We will meet once per week, from 09:00-09:45. The class is full already, but keep it in mind for mid-May if you feel like dipping a toe in the water… Empezamos una nueva clase de hathayoga a partir de éste miércoles.
In my class this morning, I had three beginners and one lady who’s been practising for 6 years. You can imagine that there is a bit of a difference there. The longer we practise yoga, the longer our respiratory cycle becomes, meaning that movements co-ordinated with the breath begin to take longer. If our exhalation