Chair Yoga and Exercise in Stokesley and Great Broughton. AMALAwellness is a not for profit organisation, teaching affordable and accessible Yoga, Meditation, Tai Chi and Chair Yoga and Exercise classes across Teesside. We have started to teach Yoga in Stokesley and Great Broughton. Our classes are really friendly with a sense of comraderie and fun.Continue reading “Stokesley and Great Broughton – Chair Yoga and Exercise”
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Intermittent fasting – four ways it can compliment your Yoga Practice
Early morning Yogis naturally intermittent fast My Journey With Intermittent Fasting Intitially it was natural… Practising intermittent fasting came naturally to me when I became a dedicated Ashtanga practitioner. The two go hand in hand, especially when you practice early morning. In 2018-2020, when travelling, living in Thailand practising Hatha and Ashtanga Yoga daily, IContinue reading “Intermittent fasting – four ways it can compliment your Yoga Practice”
From Couch to Middlesbrough 10km – 14 Top tips on how I did it and how you can too!
A journey from Couch to Middlesbrough 10km, to The Great North Run Why I decided to start running On fourth of September 2022, I completed my first ever 10k run. It was Middlesbrough 10K run. My friend Izzy joined me and I placed 970th and finished in 1 hour 22 mins! It was such aContinue reading “From Couch to Middlesbrough 10km – 14 Top tips on how I did it and how you can too!”
Great dog friendly Cafes and Pubs in Teesside with nature walks close by
Dog Friendly Cafes and Pubs in and around Middlesbrough and Stockton Recently, my partner and I got our first puppy. A lovely, sweet natured Whippet who goes by the name Phoebe. After Phoebe had her last injections, we could not wait to try out some local cafes. We were eager to combine our love forContinue reading “Great dog friendly Cafes and Pubs in Teesside with nature walks close by”
Beginners Yoga in Teesside.
Beginners Yoga in Stokesley, Great Broughton, Kirkby, Middlesbrough, Linthorpe.
Sleep Hygiene – 4 top tips for getting better sleep
Sleep hygiene describes a collection of strategies which can help to improve your sleep. Do you get your recommended six to eight hours of sleep a night? Facts about sleep Adults on average need between 6-8 hours sleep per night for optimal functioning We tend to sleep in 20 minute cycles, so it is normalContinue reading “Sleep Hygiene – 4 top tips for getting better sleep”
Svadyaya – The importance of self study in Yoga
Yoga and Meditation Philosophy in Teesside At AMALAwellness, especially in our Yoga and Meditation classes, we often encourage our students to practice ‘Svadyaya’ which is self study. Studying by independent learning of texts, books, resources and self enquiry through the physical practice of Yoga and Meditation. – What is Svadyaya? – Svadyaya is a SanskritContinue reading “Svadyaya – The importance of self study in Yoga”
3 ways to change your attitude towards exercise.
The importance of exercise The NHS (National Health Service, UK) recommends adults (from 19-64) should do some form of physical exercise daily. The NHS also recommend that older adults (65+) should be exercising daily, even if it is light activity. At AMALAwellness, we recommend focusing on exercises that cover flexibility, balance, strength and aerobic fitness.Continue reading “3 ways to change your attitude towards exercise.”
How to sit in Meditation – Top -tips – Comfortable body, still mind.
How to sit comfortably in meditation – Virasana (heros pose) – Cross Legged – Savasana – preparing mind and body
The importance of nasal breathing in yoga and meditation
Whether you practice Ashtanga Yoga, Hatha Yoga or Chair Yoga, nasal breathing is an important technique to use in and out of class. Breathing is an automatic process, which many of us practice unconsciously. Even when we sleep, we are drawing air into our lungs, oxygenating the blood and supplying our muscles and vital organsContinue reading “The importance of nasal breathing in yoga and meditation”