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We rarely pay attention to our breath, let's be honest. It is something we do naturally, on auto-pilot. The only time we seem to pay attention to it is when we have trouble breathing, or when we (seem to) almost forget to breathe and we...

At the beginning of your yoga practice, your teacher might have asked to set an intention for yourself or to dedicate your practice to something or someone.     Setting an intention is not only a beautiful way of practicing on your mat but also a powerful energetic...

It's getting to that time of year when the coughs and sneezes might catch you out. You may well not want to, or feel up to, doing a hard work out. It's good to know though that you can still practice yoga when you feel...

Written by Monique Craft We've spoken about the benefits of yoga a lot at Power Living and how breathing, meditating and moving has the power to heal. Through Yoga, we can see ourselves more clearly. Focus on the present moment and work towards a more peaceful state of...

Yoga teacher training is life changing. It's a big deal. So we've put together a small guide for you with what really happens during yoga teacher training - everything you need and want to know before you sign up and commit to it.  Most importantly, keep in...

Written by Laura Porter Many Power Living students are female, but every day hundreds of guys practice in our studios too. Guys who want to get more into yoga but aren't entirely sure what to expect re range of movement may ask us ‘what do guys wear to yoga?’...

Written by Duncan Parviainen “Beauty of whatever kind, in its supreme development, invariably excites the sensitive soul to tears. “ – Edgar Allan Poe One thing I have learned on this journey of Yoga is that our practice must hone our ability to be increasingly sensitive. Not...

Written by Sofia Poggi Yoga has taught me to listen to my body and given me the desire to work with it, rather than against it. I never had much of an awareness of how my body was feeling or what it was trying to tell me....

Written by Sabijn Linssen  ・ We all experience difficulties sleeping at some stage in our lives. Poor sleep quality can be the cause of stress, anxiety, irritability, lack of concentration, low energy, mood swings and might eventually lead to burnout. Considered that a restful night plays a...

Written by Sabijn Linssen  ・ Did you know that most young adults check their smart phone every 15 minutes? And that Instagram was rated as the worst social platform for its negative impact on our mental health? It’s a scary thought to think that we’re literally scrolling our lives...