Articles

Over the years, our teachers and students have written some great articles for us. Here you can meet some of our teachers, discover more about their teachings, and see what some of our graduates are up to.

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How to Cope with Stress

With busy lives and quick brains, we often find it difficult to switch off. Modern life and our ‘fixing and doing’ drive can be rewarding and motivate us to succeed but often leave us showing symptoms of poor health and with little energy, space and time for recovery. In this article Charlotte Watts shares here intuitive and realistic approach to lifestyle changes that we can make to address these issues...

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Charlotte Watts
Specialist Course and Event Teachers, Yoga Therapy Diploma Faculty
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Increasing your protection against COVID-19

A lot of our mental capacity is currently taken up by COVID-19; the impact this is having on our day-to-day lives and may have on our health.
It is important during this time that we take our information from valid sources and that we do our best to support our immunity and mental well being. In this article, I hope to offer you some tips and support during this time of uncertainty....

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Charlotte Watts
Specialist Course and Event Teachers, Yoga Therapy Diploma Faculty
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Changing your spectacles: The moral imperative to see differently

Ruth Westoby invites you to join her in looking back at 2020 through tarka, the yogic practice of reflection, and look forward to 2021 by shifting our viewpoints....

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Ruth Westoby
Specialist Course and Event Teachers
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Empowering Teachers to Empower Students

Why accessibility should be fundamental to yoga teacher training courses. Written by Yogacampus Manchester Teacher Training Board member Jane Craggs for Om Yoga Magazine (November 2020)...

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Jane Craggs
Manchester Teacher Training Board, Teacher Training Faculty
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Sharing Restorative Yoga with Children - Ayala's Top 3 Poses

Ayala Homossany is passionate about spreading the benefits of yoga and creativity to children. Restorative Yoga is a practice that enables the body to get into the ‘Rest and Digest’ state. Deep relaxation is not a privilege, it’s a necessity, and planting the seeds of relaxation in a child will result in an empowered child. Read on to find out more about Ayala's Top 3 Restorative Practices to share with children....

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Ayala Homossany
Specialist Course and Event Teachers
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Goodbye to our beloved friend Dana Baniel

Our obituary for Dana Baniel, Yogacampus graduate and teacher. A sad day for the Yogacampus and The Life Centre North communities, as we tragically say goodbye to a dear graduate and teacher....

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Diversity, Equality and Inclusivity

Black lives matter, BAME and BIPOC lives matter and we stand by them, we stand by you. We are hearing loud and clear the voices...

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Menopause Yoga - What are the best poses for menopause? by Petra Coveney

More than 13 million women in the UK are going through menopause and yet there was, until recently, little support to help them through this...

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Petra Coveney
Specialist Course and Event Teachers
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Friend or Foe? Is your internal dialogue helping or hindering you? by Anna Taylor

This week marks another yearly awareness campaign set by The Mental Health Foundation to draw on mental health issues within our society. This year, to...

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Anna Taylor
Specialist Course and Event Teachers
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An Open Letter to our Community - Thank You for Your Support

We've come a long way since we opened our doors in 2002 to begin offering Teacher Training in the UK; for the first time in...

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Yoga Therapy for Digestive Health with Charlotte Watts

In this excerpt from Charlotte Watts latest publication, Yoga Therapy for Digestive Health (Singing Dragon 2018), her own journey with digestive health issues and how...

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Charlotte Watts
Specialist Course and Event Teachers, Yoga Therapy Diploma Faculty
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Taking Refuge: Navigating Our Daily Lives from a Center of Presence by Judith Hanson Lasater

Taking refuge is something all human beings crave from time to time. We take refuge every time we step on the yoga mat. We hope...

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Judith Hanson Lasater
Specialist Course and Event Teachers