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How To Use The FREE Qi Yoga App

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Yoga at Qi helps you to manage stress, make your life more enjoyable and find balance in a busy world. Our FREE QiYoga app makes it even easier to book the class you want. You can now have live timetables in your pocket (for Apple and Android) so you never Read More

Use your brain to change your pain

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Sitting has been called the new smoking. Not everybody smokes, but everybody sits. If you think how many hours we sit during a single day, multiply that by seven and again by 52 weeks. That’s a large percentage of our waking hours we spend sitting! Over the course of a Read More

My Yoga Teacher Training Retreat: Part 1

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I have spent the last week staying in a Yoga Ashram (which honestly felt like months). I am not going to call it a “Yoga Retreat” because that would imply that this was a holiday. Oh how I was shaken by the hard reality that it was anything but. I Read More

My Yoga Teacher Training Retreat: Part 2

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Day 2 At 5am I rush down to the shower block to get ready for my 5:30 yoga class (yes, it’s compulsory). I am agitated, annoyed that everything is rushed, tired because I didn’t get much sleep and after our first 12 hours of Mauna (silence) I feel MAD. Angry. Read More

My Yoga Teacher Training Retreat: Part 3

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It’s freezing! So cold that I am writing very slow because I cannot feel my fingers. I decided to get up a little earlier today (4:45am) – yes the world exists at this time and it’s heavenly. It was a much more peaceful beginning to the day for me. I Read More

My Yoga Teacher Training Retreat: Part 4

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4:45am – I consider not showering and drifting back into my deep sleep to the point where I actually jump back into bed, but then I quickly decide that this is a bad idea and make my way outdoors into the freezing cold to the shower blocks that are located Read More

My Yoga Teacher Training Retreat: Part 5

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So, I’m sitting back in my room getting ready for bed and my roomie is burning a violet and pear candle one of her friends had made, delicious. So you’re probably all wondering how my first official attempt at teaching went!? To be honest I wasn’t even nervous right until Read More

My Yoga Teacher Training Retreat: Last Day

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4:45am –For the first time here at the Santayana Ashram I had a full night’s sleep so I didn’t mind getting up before the birds today. I have begun to appreciate how magical this time of morning is. It’s so still, the air is crisp, when it hits your face Read More

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  • I knew I’d reached rock bottom. I’d wept for hours, cocooned in a giant nest of bolsters and blankets. Occasionally Read More

  • ‘Secrets of Spring’ by Stephen Cottee
  • Spring is upon us and right now there are some opportunities to really move forward in your life! If you Read More

  • K.I.S.S….Simple is Best
  •   Choice, choice, choice. It’s what we’re told consumers want. But too much choice can be overwhelming or cause confusion Read More

  • Autobiography of a beginner yoga teacher
  • I walk into the studio and stroll to the front of the room. People are looking at my clothes – am Read More

  • The Same Old Story….by Charlotte Messervy
  • I want people to think I’m smart.  Coffee is delicious.  I hate a cappella.  Snakes are terrifying. These are just Read More