The fast pace of modern life can leave us with little time to unwind and truly have a moment of peace and stillness, so it's no wonder stress levels are on the rise. Your yoga mat can be a great 'quiet space' to escape to and reconnect with ourselves. Even if its just for a few minutes, yoga can be a restorative practice, after all, its all about bringing our body back into balance. Yoga is rooted in spiritual practice originating in India some 5000 years ago. Its not just an
This is a question that came up in my class last week so I this blog explores the answer in more depth...
There's a lot of similarites between Yoga and Pilates, indeed some of the exercises are identical just with different names. The key difference for me is the philosophy behind the practice and the overall aim of the class. Pilates:
Pilates was developed by Joseph Pilates in World War One as a form of rehabilitation for injured soldiers. Today it's still widely used as a