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In-person yoga classes return to Dumfries

I’m really pleased to say that I have been able to restart in-person yoga classes once again in Dumfries. After a six month pause (because of Covid-19), I restarted my intermediate yoga class last week, and had an enthusiastic group of appropriately-distanced participants. Although I have been teaching online during the last six months, there…

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Programme for Connection day

The programme for the online international day of yoga is now released! There’s 10 live sessions, 3 pre-recorded sessions, 12 different teachers and a variety of different classes to attend. Please have a look and pick and choose what you would like to attend (donations suggested). I’ll be starting the day with some sun salutations,…

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Yoga classes go online

In my excitement at moving my yoga classes online and setting up some new classes, I forgot to blog about it and let people know! My new class timetable is on the home page. It’s been a steep learning curve with various bits of tech etc, as well as considering things like colours of clothing…

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What is meditation?

Occasionally when I’m talking to people the topic of meditation will crop up. Meditation and mindfulness are large topics and so I thought I’d try to break them down into manageable bits. If you want to explore more there are lots of resources I can point you to. What is meditation? I’ve started off with…

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Earth day: a movement not a day

Today (22nd April) is Earth Day. In 2020 this is the 50th year that the day has been marked, and this year the organisers have identified climate change as the single biggest issue facing the planet. The history of Earth Day is rooted in civil action and growing awareness of environmental issues, and for 2020…

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Free online yoga videos

For a number of reasons (house confinement, high stress levels, social distancing etc) there’s suddenly very few actual yoga classes running in the UK, and much of the rest of the world right now. And there’s a big interest in online yoga classes. I’ve pulled together some of the resources I can recommend, but there…