Partner Yoga with Mariana and Marcelo

By mcadmin | June 29, 2020 |

While wholeness can be achieved on your own, adding a partner to your yoga practice can unlock a whole new world of asanas. If you’re at home with a friend or partner and are curious about complementing your practice, Mariana (@marianaloub) and Marcelo (@marceloholistico) from our ‘Quaranteam’ at Island Yoga have provided some partnered moves…

Chair Flow with Betty Yan

By mcadmin | June 22, 2020 |
Betty Yan Island Yoga Teacher

Betty leads us through this gentle, accessible practise which everyone can get involved with from the comfort of your own home, This simple flow can be done sitting down on a chair, and focusses on opening the shoulders and chest. Betty finishes with her trademark laughter, reminding us all to step out of our head…

Nadi Shodhana Pranayama

By mcadmin | June 15, 2020 |

The pivotal Pranayama practice of alternate nostril breathing is an accessible and effective way of getting into a state of balance. Mariana, a certified yoga teacher and member of our ‘Quaranteam,’ takes you step-by-step through the practice of Nadi Shodhana. Take yourself on a journey into a deep state of peace.  

A day in the life at Island Yoga

By mcadmin | June 8, 2020 |

Ever wondered what life would be like at our Island Yoga retreat? In this short video you can get a glimpse of what life is like in our yoga paradise on Koh Yao Noi, Thailand.  

Guided meditation with David Sharpe

By mcadmin | June 1, 2020 |

Island Yoga’s founder, David Sharpe, guides you through a short meditation sequence in this video, giving tips on pranayama using the mantra: ‘Wa Hey Guru’. Practice along at home to help deepen your personal meditation practice!  

Thinking of Going on a Yoga Retreat? Read This First!

By mcadmin / January 18, 2021 /

Thinking of Going on a Yoga Retreat? Read This First! After a tough few months under quarantine, chances are that you’re looking forward to a long-awaited holiday away from the…

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How to Prepare for Your Yoga Retreat Properly – Our Guide

By mcadmin / January 11, 2021 /

How to Prepare for your Yoga Retreat properly | IY Guide A lot of people think that trying new things can be intimidating. The good thing about wanting to try…

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How Yoga Will Refine the Healthy Warrior in You

By mcadmin / December 23, 2020 /

How Yoga Will Refine the Healthy Warrior in You Being healthy: For most people, this concept is one that isn’t entirely new but isn’t necessarily the most followed one. Only…

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How to Stay Zen After Your Yoga Retreat

By mcadmin / December 16, 2020 /

How to Stay Zen After Your Yoga Retreat Life can sometimes be overwhelming. Now and then, you will need time and space to take care of your mental and physical…

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Nadi Shodhana Pranayama

By mcadmin / October 22, 2020 /

Nadi Shodhana Pranayama by Mariana Lourenço   Nadi Shodhana Pranayama or Alternate Nostril Breathing is one of the most common and effective pranayama techniques. It can help with several respiratory…

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5 Must-Haves to Bring to Your First Ever Yoga Session

By mcadmin / October 15, 2020 /

5 Must-Haves to Bring to Your First Ever Yoga Session Yoga has become a popular activity, especially in younger generations, as it provides great benefits to a person’s physical and…

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Achieving Your Best Self | 3 Ways to a Healthy Yoga Lifestyle

By mcadmin / October 8, 2020 /

Achieving Your Best Self | 3 Ways to a Healthy Yoga Lifestyle   Living a healthy lifestyle is perhaps on everyone’s to-do list. We wake up each day wanting to…

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4 Signs You Need to Take a Yoga Retreat

By mcadmin / October 1, 2020 /

4 Signs You Need to Take a Yoga Retreat We all deserve to take a break from our daily routine. The stress of city life and the demands of work…

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Braveheart Warrior Flow by Blair

By mcadmin / July 20, 2020 /

Today we have a slight variation on the traditional Virabhadrasana Vinyasa (Warrior series flow), a special Braveheart Warrior flow from our friend, and very own Scottish Braveheart, Blair. This is…

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Animal Flow with Sam

By mcadmin / July 13, 2020 /

Our friend and yoga instructor, Sam @great__yogi , has shared this powerful flow which incorporates animal style movements which encourage core stability, strength and improves flexibility and mobility. Join Sam…

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