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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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Digestive Health: Digestion & Movement

Have you ever thought about the connection between digestion and movement? Digestive Health expert Charlotte Watts explains how the health of your gut affects the...

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Charlotte Watts
Specialist Course and Event Teachers, Yoga Therapy Diploma Faculty
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Mindfulness - pausing for presence

Many of us live fast paced and busy lives, surrounded by a lot of noise, movement and constant stimulus. We are constantly catching up with...

Isabell Britsch
Isabell Britsch
Specialist Course and Event Teachers
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Why there’s way more to teaching online in 2022 than setting up a zoom class

Written by Jade Beckett Rewind to March 2020 and it’s fair to say we all thought teaching yoga online was a temporary thing. It was...

Jade Beckett
Jade Beckett
Specialist Course and Event Teachers
Graduate Stories

Graduate Stories: What they Did Next

Dear Community, We're delighted to bring you the first in a series of Graduate Stories, told by the graduates of our Yoga Teacher Training Diploma...

Yoga for stress burnout and fatigue

How can the practices of yoga best support us in times of challenge & stress?

Whilst the warmth and sunshine has given us an injection of renewed vitality; we are simultaneously holding in our awareness the complexities playing out in...

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Charlotte Watts
Specialist Course and Event Teachers, Yoga Therapy Diploma Faculty
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The Absolute Necessity of Doing Nothing by Judith Hanson Lasater, Ph.D, PT

We are just too busy, too occupied, too distracted, too over-scheduled.

We try so many strategies: new calendars, to-do lists, New Year’s resolutions, and endless promises to ourselves to do less.

But we don’t.

This is where Restorative yoga comes in....

Judith Lasater
Judith Hanson Lasater
Specialist Course and Event Teachers
The Life Centre

The Life Centre: Post-Crowdfunding Vision

An open note from The Life Centre Team on growth and next steps after the massively successful crowdfunding effort....

Singing for Breath

I breathe, you breathe, we breathe: Public engagement & the Life of Breath

Senior Research Associate on the Life of Breath project, clinical music therapist and mindful yoga teacher Kate Binnie reflects on the importance of engaging the public in research…...

Kate Binnie
Kate Binnie
Specialist Course and Event Teachers, Yoga Therapy Diploma Faculty
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Breathing in Isolation: support with anxiety & breathlessness during lockdown

Life of Breath researcher and mindful yoga teacher Kate Binnie offers recorded breathing support during the COVID-19 lockdown…...

Kate Binnie
Kate Binnie
Specialist Course and Event Teachers, Yoga Therapy Diploma Faculty
Yoga Therapy for Insomnia and Sleep Recovery

Yoga Teachers, Here’s How You’re Sabotaging Your Students’ Sleep…

...and what to do about it. From modifying Ujayii to refining your cues, author, yoga therapist, and psychotherapist Lisa Sanfilippo shares how you can adjust your class so it supports a solid night's shut-eye....

Lisa Sanfilippo
Lisa Sanfilippo
Specialist Course and Event Teachers, Yoga Therapy Diploma Faculty
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Coronavirus and mental health

What a rollercoaster the year has been. The number of people reporting poor mental health increased massively due to the coronavirus pandemic. The murder of George Floyd sparked protests around the world, causing many people to question their own biases. And Brexit is finally upon us!...

James Chapman
James Chapman
Specialist Course and Event Teachers
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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