A Juice With…Julie Gledhill

A Juice With…Julie Gledhill www.equilibriumyoga.co.uk What’s the biggest thing you’ve learned from your time in the yoga industry? Yoga has completely changed my outlook on life and led me to leave a well paid Finance Director job in order to focus on yoga...

Where have all the adjustments gone?

Once Upon a Time in the East, if you were lucky, you got adjusted. And I mean ADJUSTED. During my 5 month stay at Pattabhi Jois’s old Shala, I was adjusted at least three times each morning, and always in the drop back to Urdhva Dhanurasana. Some mornings I hoped I’d...

Why Our Studio Started Using Video Marketing…

We asked Union Yoga Studio manager and Senior Yoga Teacher, Nawajyoti a few questions on why they started video marketing as part of their marketing strategy.   How long have you been working as a yoga teacher? I have been working for over 30 years as yoga...

Is Print Advertising Worth It?

  Print advertising is developing a new and creative relevance in marketing communications. It’s true that digital marketing is where is it at (specifically video marketing is the current area of growth) …however does this mean that print advertising is dead? No,...

Why is it important to find a YAP accredited yoga teacher?

By asking a simple question, you can determine whether a teacher has had good quality training AND whether they continue to do further training. “Is your teacher a Yoga Alliance Professionals teacher”? Finding a ‘good’ yoga teacher can be...

Why you might benefit from further and vocational training

With its explosion of popularity, Yoga is reaching places and people who never had access in the past. This is creating a high level of demand for skilled yoga teachers as well as more competition. How do you set yourself apart, develop yourself, and set up a...

Yoga – The Balancing Act

For many people yoga is spiritual, for many it is physical. But for many it is just discovering self, to discover your own limits, to experience the beyond. It is just a stage of being one. The most important aspect that has come to me in realization is to be an...

Hamstrings – Aspects of anatomy

The hamstrings are a group of three muscles at the back of the thigh, two on the inside (Semimembranosus and semitendinosus) and one on the outside (Biceps femoris). The muscles attach to the sitting bones (ischial tuberosities) within the pelvis and to the back of...

Bandhas – Tradition and Science

Bandhas are said to be energy locks capable to controlling and directing Prana or life force which circulates within the body. The Bandhas close off one part of the body and direct this energy to other parts, and are often used alongside Pranayama (yogic breathing)....