Author Archives: Claire

Deepen Your Yoga: Fabulous February Workshops

Coming up this month we have some three hour workshops that will help you get more out of your yoga, better understand the practice you love, and build up to some more advanced postures. All these are 9.30am-12.30pm UK time (GMT). Friday 18th FebruaryTHE INNER OASIS OF CALM with ClaireJoin us at Valley’s Tabor Chapel […]

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WHY BETTER REST IS SO POWERFUL

It’s easy to be too busy. To run around doing all the things. To end up depleted. It’s a radical act to take time out for practices that are the opposite of busy-ness. Practices like Restorative Yoga and Yoga Nidra which are all about supporting the parasympathetic nervous system to move out of stress and […]

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WOW!

? The in-person classes are getting busy. ? So busy we are closing to new monthly subscribers for in-person classes for a couple of months. ? Not a subscriber yet? You can still pay per class. And we hope to reopen monthly subs in January 2021 (message me to get on the waitlist). ? Or […]

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WHY I HAVE A LOT TO THANK YOGA FOR

A long time ago, before I even stepped onto a yoga mat, I was full of emotional pain. I had little skill in feeling – let alone expressing – my emotions. I would have frequent mood swings, which destroyed my personal and professional relationships. I was often depressed, and also stressed and anxious, without any […]

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HOW TO GET BACK ON THE MAT (EVEN IF YOU CAN’T REMEMBER THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN A KITEHAWK AND A PIGEON)

Paraphrased from Janne Robinson: https://www.elephantjournal.com/2014/11/yoga-doesnt-care-a-disclaimer-that-should-be-posted-in-every-studio/ Yoga doesn’t care what clothes you wear. Yoga doesn’t care what you eat. Yoga doesn’t care if you do the Ujjayi breath (or not). Yoga doesn’t care if you fart during practice, or fall over, or can’t remember which pose is which. Yoga is just happy you show up. Need […]

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IS YOUR YOGA MAT COVERED IN COBWEBS?

?‍♀️ Long ago before I started teaching yoga, getting to a class once or twice a week was the main way I used to MANAGE my BACK PAIN and emotional pain. ? Not to mention the STRESS AND ANXIETY of working in an office and living in a city. ?‍♀️ So I know how important […]

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