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”

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”

Gift Cards – Yoga Courses and lessons in Nunthorpe and Kirkby (Great Broughton)

We are offering Beginner and Improver Gift Cards for our Hatha Yoga Flow Courses. What is Hatha Yoga? Hatha is the root of all yoga.   Iyengar, Vinyasa, Yin, Ashtanga and other forms all stem from Hatha yoga.  A ‘Hatha’ yoga class will typically involve a set of physical postures (yoga poses) and breathing techniques, practiced slowlyContinue reading “Gift Cards – Yoga Courses and lessons in Nunthorpe and Kirkby (Great Broughton)”

AMALA Teesside – Yoga & Meditation music resources

People often ask what music is played in lessons and in final relaxation and where to find it. I thought I would share some of the music that is played in class, so students and all can enjoy on and off the mat! Savasana – Final relaxation music (with chanting). Shanti Mantra Peaceful – sarveshamContinue reading “AMALA Teesside – Yoga & Meditation music resources”

Yoga in Billingham, Stockton-on-Tees.

We are a socially conscious, community-minded local business with wellness at the heart of our mission. AMALAwellness offer Yoga, meditation and Chair Based Yoga and Exercise classes across Teesside and easily accessible from Billingham! *** This class is not running for the time being, we are looking to set it up again in Spring 2022,Continue reading “Yoga in Billingham, Stockton-on-Tees.”

Relaxation Techniques – relieve stress and anxiety with these tips

Using Yoga and Meditation to learn how to relax. “Sometimes the most productive thing you can do is relax” Mark Black Relaxation techniques are a great way of helping the body and mind to rest and recover. Sometimes we can find it difficult to switch off. Especially as we have many day-to-day demands, work stressesContinue reading “Relaxation Techniques – relieve stress and anxiety with these tips”

Community Yoga in Middlesbrough & Stockton (Teesside) – AMALAwellness

Community Yoga, Chair Yoga and Chair Exercise in Middlesbrough, Stockton & Redcar and Cleveland. Blog Post Created 19th July 2021, Updated 14th November 2021. Hi all! As things start to change and restrictions are lifted, I just thought I would update you on our plans moving forward. AMALAwellness – Young at Heart, and Active forContinue reading “Community Yoga in Middlesbrough & Stockton (Teesside) – AMALAwellness”

Yoga Guisborough – Gentle Yoga & Gentle Exercise for Seniors

Unfortunately, we do not run classes in Guisborough anymore. However, we run classes across Redcar and Cleveland, please read on for more information. Gentle yoga in Redcar and Cleveland Addordable, accessible Yoga and Meditation classes. Gentle Yoga Flow in Nunthorpe and Kirkby, Great Broughton We run classes in Kirkby, Great Broughton on Monday Evenings andContinue reading “Yoga Guisborough – Gentle Yoga & Gentle Exercise for Seniors”

Yoga Norton- Chair Yoga and Gentle Exercise

Chair Based Yoga and Exercise in Norton, Stockton-on-Tees. The NHS recommends you should do 120-150 moderate exercise every week and do some form of physical activity every day, especially as we get older.It is recommended that we should also do exercises that focus on strength and flexibility twice a week. AMALAwellness – Young at heart, active forContinue reading “Yoga Norton- Chair Yoga and Gentle Exercise”