Yoga Me Well Blog

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

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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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Yoga for Peace, or Pecs?

Athletic yogaContemporary Westernised yoga evolves at a crazy pace, either reforming classical yoga postures by combining them with other practices (acrobatics, Pilates, martial arts, tai chi, theatre and dance), or updating classical posture work by sculpting it to music (Shakti Groove yoga, Punk Rock yoga!), practising in a hot room, or forming signature styles, such as entrepreneur Bikram Choudhury’s trademarked Bikram yoga, and John Friend’s Anusara yoga. The West is overly focused on posture practice, which was only ever a small part… 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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