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Wed 1 May 2024

Elite sports stars spend far longer in the rest and practise phases than performing, but what they do in the rest and practise phases is a critical part of what helps them to perform when it matters. When we conducted research for our latest book, Rest. Practise. Perform., we found that elite sports have a lot to teach us about how to rest and as a result, perform better.

Rob Webster
Wed 1 May 2024

When you’ve competed against some of the best runners in the world, what do you do to improve? For Rob Webster, one way might just include yoga.

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Mon 1 Jan 2024

I’ve just started teaching Hot Yoga again at a beautiful new studio in East Oxford. I absolutely love it – but it wasn’t always that way. When I first started sauna-style yoga over ten years ago, I couldn’t believe that people did this for fun! 

Sam gilc10
Mon 1 Jan 2024

Why previous attempts at ‘new year/new you’ have failed you – and not the other way around. 

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Fri 1 Dec 2023

According to Emeline Keown, yoga is a journey from ‘fear to love’. For this 60-year-old picture of health (who lists competitive hockey, running and high intensity exercise in her past repertoire) yoga has unfolded over the years as a many-petalled wellness gift.

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Thu 2 Nov 2023

I was invited to teach yoga on a Mediterranean sailing voyage recently. This trip covered a length of coast known as the Turkish Riviera, an area of breath-taking scenery, impossibly blue seas, spectacular sunsets and unspoilt landscapes.

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Fri 29 Sep 2023

Long before yoga became the hottest thing in town, David Roden was practising headstands and all the other postures he read about in his 1969 edition of Teach yourself Yoga. As a teenager growing

Breast Cancer Check
Wed 20 Sep 2023

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. We all know someone who has been affected, indeed some of us are that person. The earlier it is detected, the better the chance of making a full recovery.

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Wed 20 Sep 2023

The first Smart Ageing Summit took place in Oxford this August, which brought together experts from across the globe discuss the latest breakthroughs around healthy aging and longevity.