Summer's here! Yoga postures for tired travellers.

Whilst jetting off on your hols is really exciting, it can leave the body feel tired, achy and bloated, so here's 3 of my favourite postures to do when you step out of that car or plane: 1. Legs up the wall So easy this one, no excuses - find a wall, lie on your back and extend your legs up the wall! If your hips are tight, wiggle the tail bone a few inches from the wall to make it comfortable. Hold for 5 to 10 mindful breaths. This posture will really help to rejuvenate tired, swollen legs, relieve back pain and calm the mind. 2. Forward fold Seated forward folding relieves stress and reduces fatigue, stretching the spine, shoulders, and hamstrings. Sit with your legs extended in front of

Let's twist again!

I love to twist - either as part of my own practice, or when I am teaching. And whilst there is truth in the saying that it is the postures you like LEAST that often bring you the most benefit, yoga is of course all about balance. So what are the benefits of twisting? First of all, they can be wonderfully energising and yet soothing - when we twist, we first lengthen the spine to create space between the verterbrae, decompressing the spine in a safe way. As twists tend also to open the shoulders, chests and back, they can be a fabulous way of releasing stress and tension - known to have a positive effect on mental health and a wonderful way to deal with anxiety. Seated and reclined twists

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