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”

Ashtanga in Middlesbrough and Stockton – Managing Anxiety and OCD Symptoms

Practising Mysore Ashtanga (the traditional way of practising Asthanga yoga) has changed many peoples mental wellbeing around the world for the better. When practiced daily with persistence, it is a very transformational practice. Through the power of having a committed, dedicated practice, not only does practice change for good on the mat, life off the mat startsContinue reading “Ashtanga in Middlesbrough and Stockton – Managing Anxiety and OCD Symptoms”

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”

Hatha Yoga – Middlesbrough & Stockton

What is  Hatha Yoga? Combining Asana (Postures) with Pranayama (Breathing techniques)… Hatha is the root of all yoga.   Iyengar, Vinyasa, Yin, Ashtanga and other forms of Yoga all stem from Hatha yoga.  A ‘Hatha’ yoga class will typically involve a set of physical postures (yoga poses) and breathing techniques, practiced slowly and with standing, seated andContinue reading “Hatha Yoga – Middlesbrough & Stockton”

Yoga Ingleby Barwick – Gentle Exercise and Chair Yoga For Seniors

‘Keep Moving Teesside’ – Gentle Exercise Classes, Chair Yoga and Yoga in Ingleby Barwick and 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 andContinue reading “Yoga Ingleby Barwick – Gentle Exercise and Chair Yoga For Seniors”

The 8 limbs of Yoga: Philosophy for Beginners

The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali Patanjali is often referred to as the father of Yoga. An old sage, who wrote The Yoga Sutras – a detailed book on which how one can reach Samadhi (Spirital enlightenment) through a dedicated Yoga Practice. It is often claimed that Patanjali wrote The Yoga Sutras 1,700 years a go,Continue reading “The 8 limbs of Yoga: Philosophy for Beginners”

Bereavement: Positive ways Yoga and Meditation can help.

Yoga Middlesbrough – How Yoga and Meditation can help with bereavement and grief…. Losing a loved one is never easy. My father recently passed away after a long fight with cancer. The emotions, shock and myriad of other emotions stirred up within us and family/friends are difficult to process. As well as having our ownContinue reading “Bereavement: Positive ways Yoga and Meditation can help.”

The importance of Meditation in Yoga – Guided Meditations for beginners to practice at home.

I often practice guided meditations at home. They are a wonderful way of practicing meditation in smaller sessions. Meditating in this way helps the mind stay on track. The mind focuses on the voice leading the meditation, known as a one-point focus. This really helps to focus and train the mind. Yoga and the importanceContinue reading “The importance of Meditation in Yoga – Guided Meditations for beginners to practice at home.”

Blogging – A new opportunity to work with us!

Blogging can be challenging to break into. Let us help. We offer guest posts with a backlink to your site, as well as opportunities to backlink phrases to well-written content in our blogs. If this interests you, please get intouch. Calling all Yoga, Meditation and Wellness bloggers! If you would like to guest blog forContinue reading “Blogging – A new opportunity to work with us!”

As Lockdown Eases – What does it mean for Yoga & Meditation practice?

AMALAwellness – Yoga in TeessideEasing lockdown – Yoga & Meditation -Continuing online and transitioning back to in person classes – AMALAwellness – Yoga in Teesside will be staying online during the easing of lockdown. Until the Government announces we can return, we will keep Zoom classes running. This is looking like May 17th. – WhatContinue reading “As Lockdown Eases – What does it mean for Yoga & Meditation practice?”