Yoga Saturday 10 am -2 pm Rainhill

      Our next AMITY YOGA DAY is 23 July – 10 AM TILL 2 PM. Book your place now – limited places available Venue – St James Methodist Church Hall St James Road RAINHILL L35 OPB HATHA YOGA – ASANA, MEDITATION, YOGA NIDRA, DEEP RELAXATION, PRANAYAMA BREATHING INCLUDES LUNCH & REFRESHMENTS Cost £26.00…

De stress with this Breathing Technique

When your feeling stressed have you ever noticed that your breath feels short and irregular?When relaxed the opposite is felt. Observe how you breath when relaxed. Your exhalations extend longer than the length of your inhalations. To promote relaxation we can focus on gently extending our exhalation by one or two seconds. Each exhalation can…

Breathing Techniques – Pranayama

“Pranayama is the connecting link between the body and the soul of man, and the hub in the wheel of yoga” B.K.S Iyengar Amity Yoga welcomes Sama Fabian Yoga Master for RIDING THE WAVE yoga master class workshop 17 October 2015. She will be teaching us about Prana, “the life force present in the Universe…

Relax with Amity Yoga – Hatha Yoga Rainhill Merseyside 16 May 2015

The countdown is on for our Amity Yoga Day at St James Methodist Church, Rainhill tomorrow. Preparation is now done and we are looking forward to fun, relaxing hatha yoga day with Yogini’s from across Merseyside, Liverpool & Cheshire. Newcomers are welcome. Take a look at our Amity Yoga Saturdays  page for more details and…

Meditate on this…….

The quieter you become the more you can hear. Baba Ram Dass, B.1931 Yoga helps us to release emotions. They may be positive or negative. The photograph above features a pregnant woman who clearly shows a release of emotion during her yoga practice. As she sits in wide leg pose (Upavista Konasana) she is supported…

Yoga Workshops Merseyside, Liverpool

“Pranayama is the connecting link between the body and the soul of man, and the hub in the wheel of yoga” B.K.S Iyengar Amity Yoga welcomes Sama Fabian Yoga Master for a special master class workshop 17 October 2015. She will be teaching us about Prana, “the life force present in the Universe and permeating…

Harmony Meditation – Amity Yoga recommends taking a few moments to meditate on……….

“Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.”  Mahatma Gandhi (1869 – 1948) Take a moment out of your day to meditate on these words.  Listen to your heart and soul.  Take a deep breath in and a slow extended exhalation.  Repeat reading the words written by…

Restorative Yoga Breathing Technique – Breath Awareness – Breathe Easy

Settling into a restorative yoga pose gives us the opportunity to emphasize our breathing which helps us to become calm and serene.  Choose a restorative pose such as:  Balasana – Childs Pose Restorative Janu Shirsasana, Supta Virasana – Reclining Hero Pose Supta Baddha Konasana or Reclining Bound Angle Pose Corpse Pose – Savasana Viparita Karani…

Cultivate Breathing Patterns to Promote Relaxation

When your feeling stressed have you ever noticed that your breath feels short and irregular?When relaxed the opposite is felt.  Observe how you breath when relaxed.   Your exhalations  extend longer than the length of your inhalations.   To promote relaxation we can focus on gently extending our exhalation by one or two seconds. Each…

Inspiring 96 year old Yoga Teacher

96 year old Tao Porchon-Lynch is a wonderful yoga teacher.  In 2012 she was  recognised as the oldest yoga teacher at age 93.  Have a look at this video. She has many words of wisdom and is a true inspiration. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u76yQEdflVM&w=600&h=338] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tao_Porchon-Lynch