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Stretch and stretch and stretch and stretch!

How does stretching keep you healthy? Why is it so important to practice (nearly) every day? And what is fascia anyway? Here’s a classic video by Gil Hedley that tells you everything you need to know about staying nice and loose, comfortable, easy, flexible…

Nothing loose and nothing hanging

How did you find Bikram yoga? What made you decide to give it a try? No matter why you came to your first class, you probably come back (at least in part) because Bikram yoga helps you to achieve–and maintain–a healthy weight. A regular… Continue Reading “Nothing loose and nothing hanging”

Africa. Is. Yoga.

This post is for my Mom, who thinks I am doing too much yoga while I am in Africa 😉 Firstly, there is no such thing as too much yoga, Mom. In the case of yoga, more is almost always better. (Got a problem?… Continue Reading “Africa. Is. Yoga.”

Bizzaro Bikram

Today, I did something bad. Something very, very bad. (Sort of…don’t get too worried. It was only yoga.) I went to a bootleg Bikram class. There aren’t a lot of certified Bikram teachers here in South Africa. There’s only one official Bikram class each… Continue Reading “Bizzaro Bikram”

Come down and push…and push…and push!

Next is Half Moon pose, Ardha Chandrasana Strengthens: Every muscle in the center of the body, Abdominal muscles, Back. Stretches: Spine, Shoulders. Stimulates: Kidneys, Liver, Spleen, Lymphatic glands Respiratory system. Benefits: Trims fat all over the body: thighs, hips, waist, buttocks, arms and abdomen.… Continue Reading “Come down and push…and push…and push!”