Leadership and Manipura Chakra

In the lead up to Ed’s Manipura Chakra workshop, Ed discusses this energetic centre

manipura chakra

Evolution began with independent organisms – creatures that saw to their own needs, often reproducing asexually. And life can only go so far like that. Eventually, creatures have to work in groups – then it’s possible to build a better life for all.

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Us Bristolians See it Enough in the City – Flying Pigeon Pose!

Eka Pada Galavasana or Flying Pigeon Pose is a challenging arm balance!

Read further for preparatory poses and how to practice safely

Flying Pigeon Pose Eka Pada Galavasana

Sometimes Yoga just seems like no laughing matter, and usually that’s when things get tough, or if you land flat on your face. This pose is tough, with a big risk of greeting the floor at a high speed with your dish and a load of body weight behind it. That being said, it’s great to face one’s difficulties and learn that it’s not all that bad after all. Flying Pigeon Pose gives us the chance to get strong, both physically and mentally, to find balance in a strange position, and to become brave in the face of a little uncertainty.

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A close look at Parsva Bakasana – Side Crow

Take flight and enjoy a twist with the arm balance Parsva Bakasana – Side Crow

As a challenging arm balance, and a step further than Bakasana variation and full Bakasana, Parsva Bakasana or Side Crow helps to further one’s confidence with balance. This helps to strengthen muscles in the belly, the spine and the arms. As great as this pose is, it’s important to prepare the body for such work with some targeted asanas beforehand.

It’s best to avoid this pose if you are currently dealing with wrist or lower back injuries.

Side Crow

Read on for instructions how to safely practice this pose at home!

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New set for Intermediate Hot Yoga

We’re going to work on the following in our intermediate Hot Yoga classes (Weds 7:45PM)

 

  • Bhujipidasana – shoulder pressing pose
  • Tittibhasana – insect pose
  • Hanumansana – front splits
  • Mayurasana – peacock pose
  • Pincha mayurasana – feathered peacock pose

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The only sweat shop these leggings have been in is a hot yoga studio!

PRESS RELEASE

AUGUST 2, 2016

 

BRISTOL YOGA STUDIO MAKES A SPLASH WITH LEGGINGS

MADE FROM 100% RECYCLED PLASTIC BOTTLES

 

A Bristol hot yoga studio has become the only UK retailer for one of the world’s most pioneering recycled clothes – leggings that are made completely out of plastic bottles

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