FlowYin Yoga

FlowYin Yoga

Yoga Frog is coming back to the Scottish Borders! To start off we are offering a course of 5 weeks based on Hip Opening postures. The class will be based on a mix of a slow Flow and Yin Yoga, with great emphasis on the breath and body awareness. The flow will help us to […]

Comfort Zone

Comfort Zone

You know those moments when the only thing you want to do is to put your head in the earth and disappear? When your are so self conscious that you don’t know what to do with yourself and everything you do just feels super awkward? Yes, you know! I do too! I am certain that […]

We like OM!

We like OM!

In our yogafrog classes we always like to chant Om… But why is that? Om, or Aum is a mantra, or vibration, that is traditionally chanted at the beginning and end of yoga sessions. It is said to be the sound of the universe. What does that mean? So much of what the ancient yogis […]

The half-smile

The half-smile

Not long ago I finished reading a great book which Ali gave to me. The book is called “The Cave In The Snow”, and it tells the story of a female buddhist monk who lived in a cave for 12 years. There is a chapter in the book called “Is the cave really necessary?”, in this […]

What is Asana?

What is Asana?

Asana is the sanskrit term for a body position which can allow and create special mental effects and changes… With the practice of asana we become aware of what is, of what sensations exist right now in the body and the corresponding thoughts that exist in the mind. This awareness puts us in touch with emotions […]

Anti-stress yoga!

Esta é uma sessão de yoga anti-stress, concentrando-se na respiração. Tenha certeza de que você se sente confortável em todas as posições, se algo não sente certo/bom melhor não fazer! Você deve estar respirando profundamente, e se você sentir que a respiração não esta tranquila, lembre-se the focar na respiração profunda. Esta sessão é perfeitamente […]

The Power of the Breath.

The Power of the Breath.

When teaching yoga I am becoming more and more concerned with the quality of breath of my class participants. Yoga offers us a great opportunity to explore the quality of the breath and our breathing patterns. We should be able to breath fully and smoothly when practicing yoga. The breath should be our guide, if […]

Pregnancy Yoga

Pregnancy Yoga

Future mums! Interested in entering motherhood with a stronger connection with your body and with your baby? Pregnancy yoga will prepare your body for labour & a faster recovery after birth. It will help develop stamina, strength & flexibility, and relieve tension of lower back, hips, chest, upper back, neck and shoulders. It calms the mind […]

Yoga for The lymphatic System

I was looking for a yoga class on Youtube for the lymphatic system, couldn’t find anything attractive for me to do, until I realized that my own class would do a great job! Awesome! I have made a class good for the lymphatic system without realizing it! So, for the first time I did my […]

Parsvottanasana – Intense Side Stretch Pose

This is quite a challenging asana, as we teach it we can see how eager everyone is to touch the knee with the forehead, always remember “it does not matter how far you go, but who you are when you get there”. Keep it comfortable and enjoy it.