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What exactly is Yin yoga – and why should you practice it?

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Yin yoga is a unique style of yoga that works your body and mind in a totally different way from other classes. Find out why you should try it out! What exactly is Yin yoga? In a general flow yoga class, we target our muscles. Yin yoga goes deeper to target deep connective tissue in the body including ligaments, bones, and joints. As opposed to a more active flow class, yin yoga involves passive stretching – most of which happens…

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Yoga for hangovers.

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Hangovers happen to the best of us – even yogis! Tis the season, after all. We know that making it to the mat the morning after a few Christmas drinks can be a bit of a challenge. So here it is – Yoga for hangovers! Our top 5 yoga poses for helping soothe your hungover head, tummy, and soul! Child’s Pose If a headache is what ails you, this baby is for you. Bring your knees out to around the…

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5 of the BEST yoga poses for runners

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A couple of weeks ago, we went through all the incredible ways that a yoga practice can make you an even better runner over here. Now we’ll go into a little more detail on what poses in particular are really helpful to add to your routine to support your running, keeping you safe, strong, and flexible. 1. Downward Facing Dog (Adho Mukha Svanasana) Yep – that pose that pops up pretty regularly in almost every yoga class is there for…

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5 reasons why Savasana might be the most important part of your yoga practice.

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Savasanahhhh. Or the slightly more creepy English translation, Corpse Pose. That 5 or so minutes at the end of a yoga practice where you just let go. Lying down long on the mat, covered and cosy, arms and legs spread out, eyes closed, totally relaxed. Or sometimes maybe thinking about what you’re going to make for dinner when you get home. Hey, we’ve all been there. Sometimes Savasana is the pose in which we experience the most impatience or frustration….

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5 reasons to start a morning yoga practice.

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I know, I know. Especially at this time of year with the cold and the dark and the rain…yeah. When 6am rolls around, our yoga mats and a morning yoga practice just don’t sound quite as appealing as our bed. But…it’s worth getting up for. Trust me. And if you need a little convincing, here are our top 5 reasons why starting a yoga practice could be one of the best things you can do for yourself and your day….

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8 amazing ways that yoga can make you a better runner.

By | Asana, Dublin, Healthy, Ireland, Meditation, Mindfulness, Motivational, Wellbeing, Yoga, YogaHub | No Comments

They might seem worlds apart, but I think that running and yoga have a really special connection. They both help us move our body in a healthy way, connect deeply to our breath, and find that elusive state of flow. And there are some ways that yoga can make your performance as a runner even better! Let’s check ‘em out. You breathe better   As a species, humans have kind of…forgotten how to breathe. It’s sad but it’s true! Notice…

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Having trouble speaking your truth? Your throat chakra could need some tuning up. Here’s how.

By | Asana, Ayurveda, Dublin, Healthy, Ireland, Meditation, Mindfulness, Motivational, Wellbeing, Yoga, YogaHub | No Comments

The throat chakra The throat chakra – or Vishuddha – is home to our communication – both speaking and listening – and self-expression. It extends from our throat to include our neck, jaw muscles, and thyroid, and physical ailments in these areas can be the result of a blocked throat chakra. When our throat chakra is blocked, we find it difficult to speak our truth, maybe out of fear. We also have a harder time actually realising what our truth even is….

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10 Yogi Tips to get the most out of your first yoga class

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When it comes to trying out your first yoga class, not knowing what to expect, what to wear, or what to do can be a bit nerve-wracking. But never fear! We’re here to guide you through our top 10 tips that will help you get the most out of your class, and go in feeling confident and excited. And leave feeling better than ever!   First things first. Say hello! On your first class, it’s important that the teacher knows that…

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Yoga in the snow

Feeling the cold? Here are our 8 top tips to keep your winter yoga practice strong.

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The days are getting shorter and shorter, and the temperatures are dropping lower and lower. The season of pumpkin spice, cosy coats, and can sometimes leave us a little lethargic, and without much motivation to jump on the yoga mat with the same energy we have in the summer months. Here are our 8 top tips to help you keep your winter yoga practice strong! It’s getting hot in here You know where I’m going – if the cold is demotivating…

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Want more love in your life? Here’s how to open your heart chakra.

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Anahata – the heart chakra Here we are – chakra number four! Anahata, more commonly known as the heart chakra, is situated in the centre of your chest. Radiating out from both the front body and the back body, Anahata marks the movement from a more physical element to a more spiritual one as we travel up through the chakra system. We feel a lot of vulnerability in the heart chakra, and so we often close it off and guard…

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