Breath Awareness

Breath awareness, or conscious breathing, simply means to focus on the natural breath, observing the natural inhalations and exhalations, allowing the breath to flow easily through the body. But breathing is natural, right? So, what’s so special about this exercise? Well, breathing awareness helps to calm the mind and body, something we can all doContinue reading “Breath Awareness”

How Yoga Can Help Arthritis

If you suffer from arthritis, you may be a little reluctant to exercise, but studies have shown that a gentle exercise like yoga can significantly diminish the pain and stiffness often associated with this painful condition because Yoga is not just a series of asanas or physical poses; it also uses breathing exercises and meditationContinue reading “How Yoga Can Help Arthritis”

Breathing Exercises – For Beginners

An integral part of any yoga practice is breathing; you may think it’s an integral part of everything we do, but that’s often the problem because we do it without thinking and we don’t always do it ‘properly’. Taking the time to think about how we breath and where the breath goes to in ourContinue reading “Breathing Exercises – For Beginners”

What Style of Yoga Do I Teach?

There are many different types of yoga; you may have heard the terms Vinyasa, Ashtanga, Hatha and Iyengar, and there are other disciplines such as Hot Yoga (sometimes known as Bikram) and Kundalini among others. At Kamakosha, my classes are based on VINYASA, a form of yoga that combines the flow of movement aligned withContinue reading “What Style of Yoga Do I Teach?”