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5 Reasons to take a Reformer Pilates Class

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Never taken a Reformer Pilates class before? Here’s what you need to know! So what makes Reformer Pilates different from Mat Pilates? Well the one notable difference is that the classes take place on a Reformer Bed, pictured below. Looks a bit scary I know! However this wonderful machine offers so many extra benefits to a Pilates practice. A Full Body Workout The use of the Reformer Bed targets arms and legs while working the core. This increases full body…

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FREE Yoga & Pilates Online Classes for Beginners.

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Are you a complete beginner in Yoga or Pilates or just want to fine tune some of the basics? We are very passionate about the benefits of both practices that we get very excited when we hear that someone wants to begin their journey! To get you started here are two FREE classes for complete beginners in both Yoga and Pilates from Yogahub On-Demand.  These can be accessed any time you need them. Yogahub has some of Ireland’s best Yoga…

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What My Mum Taught Me The Week She Died

By | Matt Quigley, Meditation, Yoga

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 Yogahub 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 professional…

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Yoga Teacher Training Dublin

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 Yoga 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 at…

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Yoga Nervous System Help

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) and part…

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Yoga Poses Tight Hips

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 listed…

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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. Increased…

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Neck Pain Yoga Help

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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