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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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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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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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
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Paradox: History changes by Ruth Westoby

Paradox: History changes. Recent research on the history of yoga has added new insights and re-framed old accounts. With the next iteration of Yogacampus’s course...

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Ruth Westoby
Specialist Course and Event Teachers
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The Big C Word - Yoga for Cancer Care

“Cancer” has, for a long time, been a taboo word. Slowly, however, we are seeing a shift in attitude; people are much more open to...

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Jude Mills
Specialist Course and Event Teachers, Yoga Therapy Diploma Faculty
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Five Steps for Fostering Children's Creativity and Self-Expression Through Yoga by Ayala Homossany

This article written by Family Yoga teacher and found of Enchanted Wonders cards, Ayala Homossany, shares five simple steps for fostering children’s creativity and self...

Ayala Homossany
Ayala Homossany
Specialist Course and Event Teachers
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Yoga: a Prevention-Oriented Approach to Health & Wellbeing? by Kate Binnie

Yoga is increasingly popular with all sectors of society, and mindfulness (a core aspect of yoga) is an accepted mental health intervention; the potential for...

Kate Binnie
Kate Binnie
Specialist Course and Event Teachers, Yoga Therapy Diploma Faculty
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Kirtan: The Calling - The Great Power, Grace and Beauty of Kirtan by Jai Uttal

“Kirtan is part of an ancient form of yoga known as Bhakti, or the yoga of devotion. But in Bhakti we redefine ‘devotion’, we expand...

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Jai Uttal
Specialist Course and Event Teachers
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Coming Home to the Body - Managing CFS

Imagine coming down with a flu, then having to run a marathon through treacle, then being forced to take an exam for three hours and...

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Charlotte Watts
Specialist Course and Event Teachers, Yoga Therapy Diploma Faculty
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Celebrating 15 years of the Yogacampus Teacher Training with Board member Graham Burns

Can you believe that this year marks 15 years of the Yogacampus Teacher Training Diploma? Wow! We’ve just started with our 30th intake in London...

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Graham Burns
Specialist Course and Event Teachers, Teacher Training Faculty