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Stoke Your Digestive Fire with Morgan

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When ever I feel bloated, heavy or like my gut just isn’t processing well I know it’s a sign that I need to cleanse — and that simply means taking pressure off of my digestion. Giving a break to the digestive tract underpins all cleanses or detoxes — because when Read More

Yoga Safety and Alignment – Tips for your Wrists

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Continuing our short video series on alignment and safety cues, Qi founder Mark O’Brien shows you how to protect your wrists. In Yoga we put a lot of weight on our wrists so it’s important to place your hands carefully on the floor; there’s a good way and a bad Read More

Yoga Safety and Alignment – Tips for your Hips

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Continuing our short video series on alignment and safety cues, Qi founder Mark O’Brien teaches how to improve your lunges with open hips and straight knees. Many people struggle with keeping their hips steady, strong and open especially in poses like side angle pose. The best place to start with Read More

Yoga Safety and Alignment- for your Neck & Shoulders

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In our short video series on alignment and safety cues, Qi founder Mark O’Brien shows you how to find ease and protect your neck and shoulders in a really common pose – downward dog. Many people struggle with it because they don’t know what to do with their shoulders, arms Read More

Relieve pain and release muscular tension in ground-breaking movement education that retrains postural and movement patterns

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From experience we know that yoga makes you stronger, more flexible, healthier, and more aware, but over the years our practice also causes movement habits. Every time we practice, we contract our muscles habitually to move our bones into the shape of the asana. This lays down muscle memory, which Read More

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

  • How to make your health and your practice a priority
  • Once we get clear on our values, our priorities shift.
    One of the biggest things I’ve come to understand when people tell me they want to be healthier, happier and start getting into good practices but don’t know how. . .
    Is that it’s all about getting real on your values and priorities.

  • Why is it hard to meditate? Even when we know the benefits? By Rachel Long
  • You value your health and wellbeing right? You eat well, exercise regularly, go to a regular yoga class where you Read More

  • How mindfulness works with strong emotions. By Rachel Long
  • A big feeling caught me by surprise recently. Within moments of reading an email, my rational mind shut down, my Read More

  • 4 ways mindfulness helps with stress. By Rachel Long
  • Fascinating research by neuroscientist Sara Lazar showed mindfulness meditation practitioners, even after just 8 weeks of practising, had a reduction in amygdala activity

  • Maybe you don’t have to always be “your best self”
  • There’s a common meme -and many books- these days suggesting we should aspire to “be our best self”. This taps Read More