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What My Mum Taught Me The Week She Died

By | Matt Quigley, Meditation, Yoga | No Comments

I’ve been sharing Mindfulness tips in Yogahub’s weekly newsletter since I started sending out the newsletter what must be nearly 7 years ago now (when Yogahub started). Our newsletter goes out every week. We all love doing it. Especially me. I try to keep it as concise as possible. I haven’t blogged in ages now but I needed more space to share with you some things that I noticed through my experience over the last week or so after my…

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Sound Bath

What is a Sound Bath?

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What is a Sound Bath? by Tom Toher Imagine being immersed in beautiful sounds that are healing for your body, mind and spirit. A Sound Bath is a wonderful experience in sound and vibration. Everything in the Universe, including our body, is composed of energy. All energy is in a constant state of vibration. Everything that vibrates produces a frequency and therefore a sound. Every organ and every cell in our body vibrates at a particular frequency and produces its…

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YogaHub Welcomes Physical Therapist Joseph Devlin

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  Welcome to the team Joseph! We would like to Welcome Physical Therapist, Joseph Devlin, to the Yoga Hub Family.  In addition to teaching workshops, he will be providing physical therapy sessions at our Camden Street studio.     Who is he? After 7 years of running a successful sports massage practice in Aberdeen, working with some of Scotland’s top athletes, Joseph returned home to Ireland to pursue a career and life closer to his family.  In addition to his…

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Guylaine Williams

An Interview with YogaHub Lead Teacher Trainer Guylaine Williams

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    We welcome Guylaine Williams back to YogaHub this Summer to lead our 200hr teacher training intensive July 15th to August 9th. With over 18 years teaching experience under her belt, Guylaine is now considered a master teacher in  her home country, Canada. We asked her a few questions to get a better idea of her own experience with Yoga. Can you tell us a little bit about your own Yoga journey? My interest in yoga began in high school…

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How Yoga Interacts Powerfully with our Nervous System

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By Andrew McGonigle   The Vagus nerve is the 10th cranial nerve that exits the brain directly and extends from the head to the abdomen. The word vagus means “wandering” in Latin.   80% of the fibres of the Vagus nerve are afferent, carrying sensory information to the central nervous system from our organs regarding how safe/unsafe we feel, helping us to regulate our stress response. The Vagus nerve also innervates the muscles of the pharynx, soft palate, larynx (speech)…

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3 Yoga Poses for Tight Hips

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  Tight hips are a common complaint for a lot of people who come to Yoga. Sedentary lifestyles don’t help. Sitting for long periods of time can weaken our hip flexors and glutes. However, surprisingly enough, even those who run/walk/cycle regularly will probably suffer from tight hips, as the range of motion from the hip socket is constantly the same. So yeah, tight hips are pretty normal! There are so many Yoga poses that help open up tight hips. I’ve…

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10 Awesome Benefits of Yoga

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  Yoga has SO many awesome benefits, but for the sake of keeping things simple I’ve broken down my top ten. Enjoy!       1. You practice Mindfulness without even knowing it. The majority of Yoga classes will incorporate some form of meditation/breathwork, movement  and finish with 5-10 minutes of relaxation. Whether a 40 minute express class or a 2 hour workshop. You’ll find yourself becoming fully present in what you are doing during your time on the mat….

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Pain in the Neck

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This weeks guest blog is by Andrew McGonigle (Dr.Yogi) who will be coming to our Camden studio this October to run two day-long workshops for teachers and trainees, focusing on anatomy and dealing with injuries. See here for more details. Neck tension has become a very common part of modern day life and can have a big impact on our energy levels, mental clarity and general wellbeing. Neck pain is now one of the most common musculoskeletal problems along with…

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The 7 Main Influences of Modern ‘Yoga Flow’.

By | Laura Linehan, Students, Teachers, Yoga | One Comment

There are many yoga classes that fall into the general category of ‘yoga flow’ but what resonates with each student is very personal and depends on what you want from your yoga practice in this particular time of your life. One of the main factors in starting yoga, is choosing what type to try. A very common title of class style in studios is ‘yoga flow’. How it is taught often depends on the teacher and studio. One of the…

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Let’s talk about the core in Yoga

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Adam Hocke is a teacher, writer, and mentor empowering his students’ yoga practice and self-care. Through a unique blend of vinyasa flow and restorative yoga, he offers anatomically precise, strong, and accessible classes to physically awaken and renew the body and mind. His podcast is listened to in 135 countries and his streaming video classes are available at Movement for Modern Life. Adam is a senior student of Jason Crandell, whom he assists on advanced teacher trainings and immersions. More at adamhocke.com…

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