Train, Eat (to 80% full), Work, Sleep (8 hours if you’ve got that mad talent!), Repeat. But where do we fit that elusive and abstract buzz word ‘recovery’ – especially when we’re busy actually ‘doing’ all the activities? FFS Member, Jenni Burke, talks about the power of Yoga in helping her to recover.
In both Yin and Restorative Yoga practices we also invite ourselves to cultivate a gentler, kinder and more forgiving inner dialogue and attitude; to move our bodies with great care and sensitivity into and out of each pose.
FFS Yoga Teacher, Jane, talks through her discovery of Yin Yoga and the benefits of slowing down through Yin and Restorative Yoga.
In my underwear, I stand, staring at my reflection in my bedroom mirror trying to imagine myself as ‘skinny’. I’m 18, desperately unhappy with my weight, and obsessed with the ideal female figure. If my body could talk about how she was treated, she wouldn’t have nice things to say about me.
Thinking of myself then I sometimes marvel at the difference in my body image and self-esteem. So what changed? I started going to Yoga. I first tried Yoga in my teens,...
I often get asked “What is Animal Flow®?”; is it dancing, martial arts, bodyweight training.... is it yoga? However, one thing I rarely get asked is what difference has Animal Flow® made to my life and the answer is so much more than I could have imagined.