Word of the week: Vinyasa.

Vinyasa yoga is simply movement between poses in yoga, typically accompanied by regulated breathing. It is a method of yoga in which vinyasa movements form a flowing sequence in coordination with the breath. We do it in every Performance Yoga class and I love it! Think of your Cobra, Dowward Dog and Plank combination. That’s Vinyasa Yoga!

Word of the Week: Hatha

Hatha Yoga is at the root of all yoga practices. It is the original form of Yoga which began 500 years BC. It is the type of Yoga we concentrate on in Performance Yoga with some Vinyasa blending our Asana/Postures together. Hatha yoga refers to a set of physical exercises (known as asanas or postures), […]

Word of the Week: Pranayama

Pranayama is the deep rhythmic breathing techniques that regulate Prana/Energy by uniting movement and the mind. We use the technique of Pranayama without even realising it at times. How many times have you told yourself to take a deep breath if you are under pressure? That’s you doing yoga or practicing Pranayama. Pranayama, or deep […]

Word of the week: Prana

Prana, in the yoga world, is the vital life force energy which is present in the individual, including all physical, mental, spiritual, sexual and intellectual energies! Interesting eh! Your Prana, or energy deserves to be at it’s best. Daily activities like eating convenience food, stress, poor posture and ergonomics can sap our Prana. Performance Yoga […]