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Why yoga is important for your mental health

Why yoga is important for your mental health

Mental health is just as important as physical health. However, despite a huge increase in awareness and support over the past decade, a huge portion of the population struggle with mental health issues.According to the UK mental health charity Mind, one in four people in England experience a mental health…

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The best UK yoga retreats for a staycation 2021

The best UK yoga retreats for a staycation 2021

With lockdown restrictions easing, you might be considering a holiday abroad. However, with quarantine rules and lockdowns still affecting many other parts of the world, lots of us are still opting for a staycation. And what better way to spend a holiday, than relaxing in a peaceful yoga retreat?From stunning…

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Why inversions are important - and top tips for success

Why inversions are important - and top tips for success

In yoga practice, an inversion pose is any position where the heart is higher than the head. Therefore, an inversion can be anything from simple poses such as downward-facing dog, to the trickier and more complex, such as forearm balances and handstands. The latter are often some of the hardest…

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7 Reasons Why Yoga is Good for Men’s Health

7 Reasons Why Yoga is Good for Men’s Health

Photo by flo.yogaYoga offers a wide range of health benefits to all, yet for one reason or another, modern yoga has become pretty female-dominated. However, it may come as a surprise that throughout history, the majority of widely recognised teachers and pioneers in yoga were in fact male. This includes…

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The Best Yoga Poses for Back Pain

The Best Yoga Poses for Back Pain

As individuals, the majority of us spend a large proportion of the day sitting still and hunched over screens. And with many of us continuing to work from home as a result of the pandemic, getting away from the computer is proving even more challenging. It’s therefore unsurprising that many…

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Top tips for an eco-friendly yoga practice

Top tips for an eco-friendly yoga practice

Compared to many activities, practising yoga has a relatively small impact on the environment, which is good news for all the eco-conscious yogis out there!That being said, there is always more we can do to lower our carbon footprint and reduce our impact on the environment.So, for anyone looking to…

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All You Need to Know About Duo Yoga

All You Need to Know About Duo Yoga

If you’re looking for new ways to mix up your yoga practice, duo yoga could be for you. Combining acrobatics, yoga and healing practices, duo yoga  requires two people and focuses on building strength, trust and compassion. In this guide, we cover all there is to know about this fun yet…

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Choosing the best yoga mat - Your ultimate guide

Choosing the best yoga mat - Your ultimate guide

Choosing the best yoga mat - Your ultimate guideOne of the best things about yoga is the fact you can practise pretty much anywhere - with very little equipment. So long as you’ve got a mat and a few metres of floor space, you’re pretty much good to go.That being…

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Guest Blog - Kadri Raig

Guest Blog - Kadri Raig

Welcome to a brand new series of blogs where we invite yogis who use CorkYogis' products to share their insights and experience about life and yoga. The first blog is by our very own Social Media Manager @CorkYogis - Kadri Raig.Kadri's been with us for almost two years and is…

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6 Benefits of Yoga Blocks (And How to Use Them)

6 Benefits of Yoga Blocks (And How to Use Them)

Whether you’re new to yoga or have years of experience, yoga blocks are helpful tools and can be used in endless ways to enhance your practice. In this guide, we look at some of the key benefits to be gained by practicing with blocks and provide a few examples of…

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