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Kevin Brackley’s Personal Yoga Journey

A Yoga Story for Healthy Ageing

When I first came out from the hospital after the first of 3 operations, I couldn't even lift my little mug of tea off the ground. You have to have the motivation to get back on your mat. You just ...
Neyu Marques’s Personal Yoga Journey

A Yoga Story for Loving Yourself and the World

Yoga has changed my whole life! When I was a child I experienced some situations I didn’t know how to handle and I built a huge wall of ice around me to hide my emotions. It was a way to protect my...
Emerald Barcelona’s Personal Yoga Journey

A Yoga Story for Letting Go

Yoga had changed my life! Before yoga, I was a completely different person. I wasn't myself. I was the person I thought I was supposed to be. I had an "image" I was trying to protect. I had such a ...
Rose Bird’s Personal Yoga Journey

A Yoga Story for Eating Disorder Recovery

I’d suffered with an eating disorder from the age of 12. There was a time when I was too weak, both physically and mentally to walk more than a few steps. But I could still breathe. And where there...
DJ Goldie’s Personal Yoga Journey

A Yoga Story for Stability

I am most definitely #PoweredByYoga. I travel around the world (everywhere around the world). You get that little place on the mat, and you’re sitting there and you go, ‘I’m home. Even though I’m a...
Brian Cooper’s Personal Yoga Journey

A Yoga Story for Self Esteem and Self Respect

A lot of people have very low self-esteem and some people have no self-respect, especially if there are problems in their life. They see the problems as their fault; they put themselves down. You s...
Tara Fletcher's Personal Yoga Journey

A Yoga Story for Being a Better Person

Yoga means union, connection, and reminds me everything is temporary, teaching me to breathe through difficult situations and try to create a lightness and mindfulness in my practise that I can tak...
Jovander Pacheco’s personal yoga journey

A Yoga Story for Pure Passion

I took a class back in 2011/2012 as a means of exploration as I was attracted to the physicality and movement. Plus I needed to get back in shape from years of slacking! It was great and different ...
Sam Whitley's Personal Yoga Journey

A Yoga Story for Waking up to Joy

I found yoga when I started to feel stiff. I was in my early 20's, I spent all winter skiing and snowboarding and all summer working as an outdoor instructor. I abused my body with activities, putt...
Annika Mattson's Personal Yoga Journey

A Yoga Story for Staying Inspired

I'm working as a Yoga Teacher but I do always and forever see myself as a student. I learn something new every day. I sometimes feel that I get the hang of it but then something happens that brings...
Trina Solomon's Personal Yoga Journey

A Yoga Story for Inspiring a Business

I took my first yoga class as a child, tagging along with my mom. I reconnected with yoga as an adult and it continues to shape my life. I become a Yoga Teacher so I could share my love of the prac...
Panagiotis Kontogiorgos’s Personal Yoga Journey

A Yoga Story for Courage

Yoga is inspiration for a better living. Life is too short to keep walking down the beaten path. Yoga inspires us to uncover our fears and hesitations so we can grow and move past them to reach new...
A Yoga Story for Staying Sane

A Yoga Story for Staying Sane

Yoga gives me my sanity. It keeps me sane and balanced; keeps me from going mad! That’s it..
Jane Worrall’s personal yoga journey

A Yoga Story for Keeping Content and Balanced

I began when I was sixteen, in 1970, when I came across a small paperback on yoga. I can’t even remember who it was by, but yoga then was considered generally to be a bit wacky, only for health nut...
 A happy yogini's personal yoga journey

A Yoga Story for Natural Ways to Treat Migraines and Stress

I have allergies to chemical medicine; my skin will be burning and my breath very heavy. So, every time I get migraine or stress or can’t sleep, I do yoga and after 2 years of practising yoga all m...