Yin Yoga- Why its so good for Runners!

When most of us think about yoga we tend to think about an active practise which is fast flowing. Moving from a down dog to up dog and getting a bit of a sweat on. These classes are known as yoga flow, power and vinyasa, they build strength and power. These classes often appeal to … Continue reading Yin Yoga- Why its so good for Runners!

How Yoga can help Lower Back Pain

Ever had lower back pain ? Yoga can help. This consumer report explains how yoga can strengthen the back muscles. However yoga doesn't just strengthen the back muscles. It also stretches the muscles above(thoracic spine) and below (pelvis) the lower back. This alone helps to relieve tension. Yoga classes Monday 6-7pm St Mary's Church Hall … Continue reading How Yoga can help Lower Back Pain

You Won’t be the worlds worst Yogi!!

This is a really good article. Click on the link. At hartleyheys we are inclusive of all abilities. We all have to start somewhere. And somewhere is much better than NOWHERE Yoga classes Monday 6.00pm St Mary’s Hall Sabden Tuesday 7.15pm St Peter's Hall Simonstone Wednesday 9.30am - New class Lowerhouse cricket club New 31st … Continue reading You Won’t be the worlds worst Yogi!!

Why Are Hip Openers Are So Good For Me ?

Hip openers are the most requested moves in Yoga and can bring a sense of release to the person. Virtually the whole of what we practise in yoga opens the hips from a up dog to a wheel pose. There are over 20 muscles that cross the hips, adductors, hip flexors and lateral rotators. In … Continue reading Why Are Hip Openers Are So Good For Me ?