When you take a break from yoga, coming back can be a challenge. In many cases, students don’t stop practicing because they wanted to stop, but because practice got sidelined by something else. Let go of any self-consciousness, get on your mat, close your eyes and breathe.
8 years ago, long hours of studying for a PhD was causing Alix mental and physical stress. Looking for a way of dealing with this she took her first yoga class. This eventually led her to train as a teacher at PYC. Discover more about her journey of self - discovery.
As I embarked on my first teacher training, I was confident my life would change in the direction I already loved: movement and people. I never thought it would propel me with such force into a world where every door seemed open. I look forward to the future this path will lead me to.
The benefits of meditation are no secret and can positively affect every part of your being: mind, body and soul. A regular practice can have real, physical impact such as reducing stress and relieving pain. On a deeper level it connects us to our inner divine wisdom.
There are pivotal moments in life when we most need perspective. The space to connect to our intuition and gain clarity on our direction through this life. And so it was that Silvia found herself spending last Christmas in India on a 15 day silent meditation retreat.
In a world where stress seems to rule our lives and we feel like we have no control over the direction we are going in, it’s time to wake up to the power of breath. Breathing techniques are now being embraced by people across the world for their infinite benefits.
We are delighted to introduce you to our upcoming 21 Day Yoga Challenge. Open yourself to the possibility of transformation in your life, your mind and your body. Our 21 Day Challenge is for everyone. Go at your own pace and practice loving kindness towards yourself.
Born and raised in Bergan, Norway, Fredrik has always been passionate about health and well-being. He is a trained firefighter and personal trainer, and completed our 200hr teacher training this year. Fredrik recognised through yoga that change starts from the inside and out.
Transitions in yoga, and life can be challenging. When we learn to transition with grace and control in our physical practice it affects our life off the mat, filling us with new confidence. We’ve put together some tips on making your transitions smoother and more mindful.