Student Spotlight for May is Sonia Here she has shared her yoga story with us: 1. How long have you been practising yoga or pilates? I started doing yoga and Pilates in a gym about 8 years ago. I fell in love with yoga straight away. After a few years of doing … Continued
Student Spotlight for November is Troy Here he has shared his yoga story with us: I’ve always had an interest in health and well being and was active with exercise in different ways but hadn’t experienced Yoga properly up until recently. I had a perception of what I expected it would be and didn’t … Continued
TriBalance Teacher Spotlight for July is Sheri, she teaches Align&Flow class and restorative class. Here she shared with us her yoga story: A yoga practice has been a foundational element of my life and my belief is that we all come to the mat for a variety of reasons at different times in our life’s … Continued
Gina is our new Pilates basics teacher. Here she shares with us her story. I think I have always been instinctively aware of the importance of exercise, as a child if I was feeling worried or anxious I would go for a run. I played many sports and enjoyed them all. As an adult, … Continued
One of Our February Challenge Winners & Student Spotlight for March is Kiran Here she has shared her story with us: When I attended my first Yoga class over 6 months ago I really enjoyed it. I was aware of Yoga’s physical betterments however I was most surprised and grateful for the positive relaxation … Continued
Meditation Tips for Busy Lives Finding and making time for consistent meditation practice is one of the most common hurdles to overcome. Here are some tips and practices to weave meditation into your busy day; fitting meditation into a busy day can be hard, especially when we feel like there is barely time to … Continued
6 Tips For Yoga Beginners If you have recently made yoga your new year resolution, and signed up for a beginner course, you might still feel nervous to start. It’s something new, you might hear some strange new words from your teachers, and what’s more, you are sharing the space with other people in the … Continued
If you haven’t heard about essential oils or aren’t using them daily yet, these little bottles are life changers! There are so many different ways to use essential oils from creating low tox cleaning and beauty products to assisting in mood management from feelings of relaxation to uplifting the spirit and the senses. So … Continued
Taking the Longview of Your Yoga Practice: How to Practice Spinal Twists Safely
Taking the Longview of Your Yoga Practice: How to Practice Spinal Twists Safely Every month in Align & Flow Yoga at TriBalance we highlight a particaular theme or category of yoga asana (postures) and work to break down the key joint movements required and which supporting muscles need to be engaged to execute the … Continued
While there is no definite answer to this question, as a teacher and student of this practice, I recommend as often as possible. Everyday our bodies need attention, to communicate messages that are supportive of tuning into homeostasis (a fancy word meaning when the body is in harmony). This practice and communication will lead to … Continued
How to Work Out When You’re a Single Parent Strapped for Money, Time, and Energy There just doesn’t seem to be enough time in the day to do everything you need to do as a single parent. In fact, at some point or another, you might experience something known as parental burnout. And … Continued
Apply ahimsa (non-harm) to your hamstrings and improve flexibility intelligently!
Recent research has changed the way we now look at stretching to increase flexibility. The more updated theory called ‘sensory theory’ is that muscle flexibility is governed by our brain and central nervous system via alterations in our sensation.