Yoga Me Well Blog

The Pretzel in Me

With yoga on every street corner, you almost feel on the outer if your inner world isn’t being toned. Everyone seems bent on finding the Pretzel inside.

Most depictions of yoga from promo flyers to YouTubes offer the Human Paperclip as inspiration. But where does that leave the lawyer fossilised by 16-hour days or the chronically fatigued mum? How does the average, flex-free, joint-jarred, physically disproportionate student overcome that invocation, to grasp the subtler gifts of yoga? read more…

Liv Mitchell

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Liv Mitchell is a hatha yoga teacher, relaxation instructor and freelance writer/editor who specialises in holistic wellbeing.

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Meditation for Beginners

Meditation blog - brain lights upOfficially, meditation is to become one with the object of meditation so that you transcend your physical self, but that’s the PhD end of things. In reality, most people spend most of their time in ‘meditation’ training themselves gently to maintain focus.  There’s still plenty of magic to experience along the way. read more…

Liv Mitchell

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Benefits of Prenatal Yoga

prenatal-yoga-1In this 24/7 have-it-all era, mums-to-be often carry extra stress that inhibits healthy childbirth. We used to rise at dawn and work with our sisters, hunter-gatherer style, aligned with the natural rhythms of our bodies and the days, content just to subsist. Today we’re less attuned to instinct, intuition and our natural healing power. There’s no time even to be sick; grab some analgesia and “soldier on”. read more…

Liv Mitchell

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Liv Mitchell is a hatha yoga teacher, relaxation instructor and freelance writer/editor who specialises in holistic wellbeing.

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