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Why does Yoga Make Everything Feel Better?

Exercise, or any sort of physical activity makes everything feel good. In this fabulous weather, being outdoors, and a little more active than normal, is a recipe for happiness. It’s very rare we come...

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Shoulder Pain Update.

I attended a great course and workshop with Associate Professor Karen Ginn, from the University of Sydney, recently. The course was held in the Leinster Rugby camp at UCD. What a set up! Research...

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20 min Easy Yoga Sequence

I took a little break from classes recently. Basically taking my own advice of finding balance, listening to my body etc 🙂 One of the things I felt I needed a break from was...

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The benefits of: Wide Legged Forward Bend.

Prasarita Padottasana / Wide Legged Standing Forward Bend is a great pose for many reasons. Benefits: Adductor (groin area) and hamstring muscle length and strength.  Core strength. Cues: Step your feet wide apart so...

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The benefits of: Side Reclining Leg Lift.

Anantasana / Side reclining Leg Lift. Benefits: Hip mobility, balance, core strengthener, circulation boost for legs! Cues: Lie on your right side. Right leg is now supporting your balance on the ground. Press actively...

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The benefits of: Sphinx Pose.

Salamba Bhujangasana / Sphinx Pose. Benefits: Strengthens the shoulders, strengthens the back and core, reduces tension in upper back/traps Cues: Begin lying on your front, with your elbows under the shoulders, palms facing downwards,...

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The benefits of: Pigeon Pose.

Eka Pada Rajakapotasana / One Legged King Pigeon pose. A lovely pose to help release hip restrictions, try this easy version. Benefits: Hip mobility and strength. Helps encourage breath into the back of your...

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The benefits of: Bridge.

Setu Bandasana /Bridge Pose is a favorite of mine! Always a challenge, always gives results for tums and bums! Benefits: Pelvic floor, core, leg and strengthener. Cues: Lie supine on the floor. Bend your...