Alignment In Asana “10 Top Tips” By Graham Burns

  Focussing on the alignment of the physical body in yoga postures (asanas) should never be done simply to create a picture perfect physical shape. Rather, alignment in asana has two main purposes: first, to ensure that the postures are done in a way which minimises the risk of injury, and, secondly, to ensure that […]

MANY SAVASANAS

Depending on perspective, savasana is either very easy or very advanced. According to the Hatha Yoga Pradipika, “lying down on the ground, like a corpse, is called savasana. It removes fatigue and gives rest to the mind.” It is an essential and non-negotiable part of practice. With savasana, there are possibilities to be less agitated […]

“Doctor Yogi’s” Yoga Anatomy Immersion Course September 2017

This weekend immersion explores in detail the anatomy and physiology of your body applied to practicing and teaching yoga. All topics are related back to the asana practice and the sessions are interactive and experiential with a lot of group work. There is a focus on healthy alignment and practicing safely. A detailed manual will also be included.   This immersion is ideal for those with an established yoga practice who want to learn more about their […]

Doctor Yogi Anatomy Workshop 16th July at Triyoga

Supporting Injured Students: A Daylong Workshop For Teachers Triyoga Camden Sunday 16th July, 9.30am – 5.00pm, £75 ​Open to all teachers and teacher trainees this workshop aims to give you the knowledge and confidence you need to be able to approach, support and empower students with common injuries. ​“I attended this workshop and thought it was one of the most […]

Free Yoga Class Pass Competition for NYC for “International Yoga Day” 21st June

On Wednesday the 21st June it’s International Yoga Day. We here at wanted to get involved even if it was just in a small way. We have a competition for you to enter to win a free yoga class in New York City, but firstly a little about International Yoga Day. International Yoga Day or […]

The Brighton Yoga Festival “A Yogic Approach” 8th & 9th July Sussex Cricket Ground, Hove

For the last three years, something very interesting and profoundly yogic has been stirring in Brighton. The summer of 2014 was the first Brighton Yoga Festival attracting more than 1200 people. Uniquely amongst the many large yoga festivals and shows, it was free to enter and thus attracted many new people to experience the wonderful benefits of yoga. A year later […]

Owning My Own Story

Owning My Own Story – Do You I grew up and had a pretty non-descript normal childhood in Essex, living with both parents (that was still quite normal then), I had one brother, no pets apart from goldfish and had a happy, normal life. I did well at school, chose not to go to Uni […]

6 Reasons Why You Might Experience An Emotional Release On The Yoga Mat

   I have been teaching Yoga for a few years and many students confess to having an emotional release on the mat. Myself? Oh yes, I have cried many times during a practice. What have I learnt? Let it flow….So why does this happen? Throughout our busy lives we often have no time to let […]

Why good alignment is so important.

“Alignment” is such a buzz-word in yoga but have you ever stopped to actually think about why alignment is so important? Here are the main reasons why I think that focusing on healthy alignment is so important during our asana practice: 1) Correct alignment helps to stabilise our joints while incorrect alignment can cause our […]