Tag - asana

CPD Course Review: Do we need to know more about the Body?

When I decided to embark on the Yoga Anatomy Principles Course taught by Leslie Kaminoff of New York’s The Breathing Project; I was excited, eager and enthusiastic… I had been receiving Leslie’s newsletter for some time and was fully aware that his style of teaching was the kind that resonated with me – in that he puts much of the decision making in the students’ hands, providing them with tools and self-awareness to seek out their own answers as [...]

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Set your Intention for your day ahead

The practice of yoga is something that engages all the various internal systems of the physical body whilst also aligning the mind and emotions with the body. This is achieved in its simplest sense, by synchronising breath and movement so that all other aspects of our being can also get in sync… Here is how yoga can help you every morning in 5 simple steps: STEP 1 ASK YOURSELF –  First thing in the morning as you wake, ask yourself… ‘how do [...]

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Functional Anatomy of Yoga: A Guide for Practitioners and Teachers

Functional Anatomy of Yoga is a rare gem. This book, released 31 July 2014, enables both the casual reader and the seasoned practitioner to understand and implement the anatomical structure and function of the body in yoga. Written with a conversational tone, the book delivers the complex subject of human anatomy in a way that is both provocative and clear. The underlying theme of the book is integration. David Keil outlines how yoga teachers and practitioners can utilize a deeper understanding of [...]

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The healing power of yoga

Once again, Yoga Instructor, Kim-Marie, opens the window to her mind and shares another beautiful yoga installment with HTM readers… this week on the healing power of yoga. “You don’t have a soul, You are a soul – You have a body” Buddha Yoga is a process of self-reflection, the honesty of asana can bring many different emotions to the surface. Being alone with no adult supervision is a daunting, honest and confrontational place to be. For many people this is the [...]