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Finding Quiet in Mountain Pose

By Mercedes Aspland / March 17, 2014

I thought I would take a little bit of time to look at probably the simplest of all yoga poses Tadasana or Mountain Pose. Having said it is the easiest there are still a lot things going on in it and it takes concentration and practise which is where you get most of the benefits. […]


Headstand & Fear of Falling

By Mercedes Aspland / February 24, 2014

I thought I would do a quick post about one of the poses I find most difficult in yoga and that is headstand. Don’t get me wrong I can do a headstand and have done them in the past but have suddenly developed a fear where I am sure I am going to fall and […]


Release Tension at Work

By Mercedes Aspland / February 6, 2014

I have not done much on yoga recently and I thought that this would be a useful post as it is something that helps me so hopefully will help you too. I have spent a lot of my life working at a desk and a computer and have a really bad habit of leaning forward […]


Hatha Yoga with Rebecca Anne Yoga

By Mercedes Aspland / January 30, 2014

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Sally Parkes Yoga Teacher Training

By Mercedes Aspland / January 14, 2014

Last year was so hectic with a lot of life choices being made that it seemed to disappear before I even new it had started. Basically the most important highlights are that I decided to give up the retail business that I run and to train to be a yoga teacher. This could be a […]


How Yoga Changed My Life

By Mercedes Aspland / July 27, 2013

I thought I would share with you the affect that yoga has had on my life and hopefully give you some advice to get the most out of your yoga practise. So the main question has to be why did I start practising yoga in the first place. Well basically in 2007 my alcoholic father […]


Is Yoga Home Practise Safe?

By Mercedes Aspland / July 19, 2013

I have seen a lot written about whether the practise of yoga at home is safe or not and that a lot of people have suffered injuries when at home. However the debate should not really be about whether yoga is safe but on teaching people how to practise yoga safely. So what do you […]


Yoga is About Self-Acceptance

By Mercedes Aspland / July 17, 2013

I got this quote come through to my phone this morning and I just had to share this with you as it resonated so strongly with me. I spend a lot of time working on self-help which I will expand on over time on this blog but the idea in the quote is perfect for […]


Yoga Holiday with PMYoga

By Mercedes Aspland / June 9, 2013

I have just returned from this wonderful yoga holiday which was arranged by Peter Martin of PMYoga that was based at Centro Punto de Luz which is a beautiful purpose built yoga facility in the mountains north of Malaga. Above is a picture of the view that we had from our rooms in this wonderful […]

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