Esther talks about how yoga can be a very beneficial addition to any runners' routine, increasing performance, reducing the risk of injuries and balancing body and mind.
Yoga for Runners
Hip opening poses like Pigeon may be intense but also incredibly satisfying - physically and emotionally. Just one of many reasons people love practising it...
Pose of the week, Pigeon Pose or Eka Pada Rajakapotasana
To help make your yoga practice more pleasant and healthier, here are some of the most common mistakes yoga students make.
5 common mistakes in yoga
Coping with feelings like hurt or anger can be quite challenging sometimes. In this series of four articles we will take a closer look at painful emot...
Dealing with emotional pain
Olav Aarts offers some historical background on the popular yoga sequence: the Sun Salutation, also known as Sūryanamaskāra.
The origin of the Sun Salutation
Esther Ekhart describes why she loves Parighasana - the gateway to our respiration system.
Pose of the week : Gate Pose or Parighasana
Who doesn't want strong and well shaped legs?
4 Yoga poses for strong, healthy and beautiful legs
In part two of this series, Olav Aarts takes us by the hand through the Yoga Sutras with a closer look at the first chapter where Patanjali talks abou...
Part 2, Introduction to Patanjali's Yoga: Samadhi-pada
Esther's personal insights on Purvottanasana/Upward plank pose......
Pose of the week : Upward Plank Pose / Purvottanasana
Summer is a great time of the year to take your practice outside. Some poses are more suitable to practise in certain places and I picked out a few to...
Practical tips for yoga outside
Need a little stamina? Welcome to Virabhadrasana 2!
Pose of the week: Virabhadrasana II or Warrior II Pose
This pose is also called 'Powerful pose' and with good reason; it's a tough pose!
Pose of the week : Chair pose / Utkatasana
In this 2-part series, Olav Aarts introduces us to the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali.
Part 1 - Introduction to Patanjali's Yoga
Aaaah, backbends! They are so good for us and yet we often find ourselves at the end of our practice with the excuse that we've "run ou...
Pose of the week : Wheel pose / Urdhva Dhanurasana