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Yoga for Athletes by Ra Yoga

Yoga is becoming increasingly popular amongst athletes and sports enthusiasts. The main motivating factors for athletes beginning a yoga practice are usually: working with injuries, preventing injuries, performance, recovery enhancement and mental focus. Here are some reasons why yoga can be beneficial for those involved in sports and athletics. Yoga increases flexibility and range of more »

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Yoga and Ageing Gracefully

Ageing gracefully isn’t about looking younger than your real age. It’s about living your best life and having the physical and mental health to enjoy it. As we age, we lose degrees of strength, elasticity and stamina.  These qualities deteriorate over time. Through yoga practice we will be honouring our body by slowing down the more »

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Functional Fitness Yoga For Runners

If you are a runner and your aim is to reach peak performance, Functional Fitness Yoga (FFY) is a perfect complement to your running. It loosens tight spots, strengthens weak spots, and makes you a better, less injury-prone runner. You will become faster and fitter. Apart from creating a good feel factor, FFY increases: Strength & Flexibility more »

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Yoga for diabetes

Diabetes can affect people at any age, leading to many complications like heart disease, kidney failure, blindness and even amputations. With the rising number of persons in Malta being diagnosed with diabetes, it is no wonder that the need for treating the disease is on the increase. One way to keep diabetes under control is through yoga practice. more »

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Introducing Yoga in Prison

It has been a great pleasure to introduce yoga to the male prison inmates at the Corradino Correctional Facility as a part of the ‘Behaviour and Skills Management‘ course. The programme which was organised by the Fondazzjoni Mid-Dlam ghad-Dawl, aimed to help participants increase their ability to manage their behaviour. With the co-operation of all, more »

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Yoga For Anxiety

Anxiety is a general term for several disorders that cause nervousness, fear, apprehension, and worrying. It is an insidious emotional problem. Nearly every person has the feeling of anxiety at some point in his/her life. However, when it becomes out of control, it can cause distressing symptoms, including insomnia, migraines, intestinal problems, dizziness, heart palpitations more »

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The relevance of Yoga in our daily life

It is not surprising that today there is a greater awareness of the benefits of yoga and that this is on the increase. More and more people are seeking refuge in the practice of yoga as a way of finding balance, achieving and maintaining inner peace, calm and well being. Yoga can be used as more »

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What makes Yoga unique?

Although some may not consider yoga as an exercise, hatha yoga (the physical aspect) definitely meets the definition of exercise as set by the medical dictionary: ‘exercise is a physical activity that is planned, structured and repetitive for the purpose of conditioning any part of the body. Exercise is utilised to improve health, maintain fitness more »

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