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Student Spotlight – El

Student Spotlight – El

Student Spotlight for September is El, here she has shared with us her yoga journey: In 2014 I was preparing for a remote 6-day hike in the Northern Territory carrying everything for survival on my back. I was semi-fit, but my core strength needed work. I signed up for a yoga class for beginners and […]

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Student Spotlight – Melinda

Student Spotlight – Melinda

Student Spotlight for July is our clinical Pilates client Melinda. Here she has shared with us her story: I started practising Pilates at Tribalance a little over eighteen months ago due to an injury to my back. I had often experienced repetitive strains in my neck and back throughout my daily activities, and certain habits […]

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How to Practice Spinal Twists Safely

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 poses […]

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Teacher Spotlight – Lina

Teacher Spotlight – Lina

Teacher Spotlight for June is Lina. Here this gorgeous goddess has shared with us her yoga journey: 12 years ago, I decided to embark an exciting journey and flew 16,288 km away from my family, friends (and my beloved latin dancing!), to live in a completely different culture while learning English. All with the objective […]

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Student Spotlight – Ros

Student Spotlight – Ros

TriBalance student spotlight for June is Ros. Here she has shared with us her yoga story: I am not very flexible and this has led to many issues with my lower back, shoulders and neck over the years. My acupuncturist encouraged me to try yoga, and I went to a few classes at a couple […]

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How often should you practice yoga?

How often should you practice yoga?

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 […]

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Teacher Spotlight – Helena

Teacher Spotlight – Helena

Teacher spotlight for May is @theyogaroad , aka the lovely Helena. Here she’s shared with us her yoga journey: I first started practicing yoga when I was in my late teens, at that point I didn’t really know what was going on below the surface of my physical body, but whatever it was, it resonated […]

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Student Spotlight – Amy

Student Spotlight – Amy

TriBalance student spotlight for May is our lovely Amy. Here she has shared with us her yoga story: In late 2017 I suffered an injury that caused two bulged discs in my lower back. Unfortunately this led to a loss of nerve function in my right foot, and I had to have a discectomy to […]

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Student Spotlight – Sally

Student Spotlight – Sally

TriBalance Student Spotlight for April is Sally Neville. Here she has shared her story with us: I started practicing yoga probably about 10 years ago mostly because I suffered from thoracic outlet syndrome and a degenerative lower back and yoga was one of the few things that continuously popped up in the literature as being […]

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Student Spotlight – Sandra

Student Spotlight – Sandra

Student Spotlight for March belongs to our lovely Sandra. Here she has shared with us her yoga stories: I have practised yoga on and off over the last 10 years, but when I moved to Stafford in 2015, I struggled to find a studio where I felt comfortable. That is until I discovered TriBalance in […]

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