How to Have Healthy Digestion

Originally written for Yoga Matters Digestive issues are on the rise and can often prove difficult to address through mainstream medical routes. This is not least because of their connection with the rise of psycho-social stress and poor dietary habits. … Continued

Teaching Yoga for Anxiety

Whilst teaching yoga for a specific condition might be termed as therapeutic yoga, when it comes to anxiety, even when teaching a group class, we can be pretty assured to have someone included who has experience of anxiety. Whether this … Continued

Hip Openers for Lower Back Pain

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Research shows that around 75-85 percent of the American population experience back pain in their lives (Neurol Clin.,2007;25(2):353-7). Contrary to much investigation into inflammation (such as arthritis) and more serious conditions, most of the root cause is understood to be … Continued

Yoga for Belly Health

•          Hunching or slouching puts pressure on the digestive organs with little opportunity for stretching or twisting them. •          Any simple opening and stretching of the front body (with progressive strengthening of the back to support in asanas) makes more … Continued

What is a Healing Yoga Class?

Healing Yoga with Charlotte Watts My own yoga practice began as a result of a strong motivation to recover from the long-term illness that had rendered me unable to experience and enjoy life as I wanted. I had had Chronic … Continued