Yoga for Cyclists in Bristol and Bath

When I first moved to Keynsham, Bristol, one of the things that really impressed me was the community spirit. That sense as though most people valued where they lived and looked out for one another. The town has changed a lot over the past few years, and it’s not been without its challenges, but that…

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Lunchtime Yoga Supports Animal Rescue

At my previous employers, Eunomia Research and Consulting in central Bristol, I run lunchtime yoga classes. I have been teaching former colleagues over the past year, and this included during my Yoga Teacher Training at Bristol School of Yoga. I really enjoy running the classes, which are often very popular with classes filling within minutes.…

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Health Education in Schools

This is the second of my posts on yoga in the national curriculum. This coincides with the Government’s announcement last week on the proposed statutory introduction of health education within schools from autumn 2020. Once introduced, this will be integrated within the Personal, Social, Health and Economic Education (PSHE) Curriculum. The announcement has been welcomed by organisations…

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Yoga to Promote Child Mental Health

  Earlier this week, the Office of National Statistics (ONS) revealed suicide rates for higher education students for the first time. This showed that there had been 95 recorded suicides in the 12 months to July 2017 in England and Wales. Although this may seem a high incidence rate, this was in fact lower than…

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International Day of Yoga

  June 21st is the fourth United Nations International Day of Yoga. The theme for this year’s event is ‘Yoga for Peace’. ‘Peace’ can be interpreted in many different ways. Peace within our external environment may relate to nations that share different beliefs and values. They can be reminded of the fact that underneath all…

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