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Pilates or Yoga? What’s The Difference?

Cheese or Tulips?  Swimming or Cycling ?  Bruce Lee or Rudolf Nureyev? What’s the difference? On the surface both disciplines present similarities like breathing, moving and wearing stretchy apparel.  When we look closer they are about as different as Martial Arts is to Ballet.  I’d even go as far as to say that if they […]

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Posted in News on 14th February 2017

Yoga Heart Opening

Yoga Backbends – When Is A Bridge Too Far? August 22, 2016 | Bev Porrino Backbends invoke mixed emotions from yoga students.  Some love them, some fear them and many avoid them​. Done safely and mindfully they have many benefits, from maintaining a healthy spine, to developing self awareness and building confidence. ​I know this […]

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Posted in News on 14th February 2017

Be Activated – Douglas Heel

‘What do you mean I’m not breathing. I’m a bloody yoga teacher.’ April 15, 2014 – Beverley Porrino Several years ago, I came across the oddest spectacle in the James France Lecture Theatre at Loughborough University.  Two grown men were locked in an embrace and one of them was singing a nursery rhyme.   The singing man […]

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Be Activated – Checking out, checking in. Let Me Begin…

Douglas Heel’s Technique – Be Activated, enabled me to reconnect with my broken body. March 2016 Bev Porrino It’s said that the body is the vessel for the subconscious and I’m gimping proof that my subconscious dumped a world of emotional detritus into my psoas and diaphragm. The result? A 333 leg, an unstable shoulder and a […]

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You’re pregnant! Congratulations! Now keep moving.

The Importance Of Being Active During Pregnancy. Date: January 18, 2017Author: Bev Porrino0 Comments— Edit As an expectant mother you want to be as healthy and strong as you can be to prepare for your birth. It’s not called Labour for nothing. That said, there are going to be days, particularly during the first trimester, when […]

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Posted in News on 14th February 2017

Ten Things To Consider When Choosing Your Yoga Vacation Or Escape

TEN THINGS TO CONSIDER WHEN CHOOSING YOUR YOGA VACATION OR ESCAPE.   Whether you are going for a weekend or for a longer immersion there are a few practical things to consider. Apart from there being a fabulous yoga teacher on hand to guide and enlighten you. The location you choose will depend on length of […]

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Posted in News on 14th February 2017