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Exciting new changes at East West

In the 10 years that the eastwest studios have been open, we have been a solely Bikram method yoga studio. As one of our famous teachers Emmy Cleaves likes to say, “This shit works!” To this day we think Emmy’s right, and believe in this yoga 100%. But as teachers and as a community, we…

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How to visualise and do self-hypnosis- by Gloria Seaman

First, write your visualisation down The whole point behind writing down what you are going to visualise is that it gives you structure – and a plan to fall back on. Your brain is an incredibly powerful machine, and unless you are a Zen Monk – and if you are, hello and welcome – you are likely…

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Yoga and the Creative Spark by Raewyn Clark

Towards the end of some of my yoga classes lately I have noticed a surge in my creativity.  My ideas are sparking – things I could do, write or generally make happen in my life.  It’s a neat feeling and I leave class feeling mentally energised. The other day, I decided to do a bit…

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Challenger Profile – Karen Halley

What inspired you to do the challenge? Have you done one before? I have just finished the Oxfam TrailWalker and I always like to have something ‘on the go’. I try and do a couple of challenges a year (official or unofficial). I find the consistency and commitment really pays off in terms of my…

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Rehydrating Cucumber, Celery, Apple and Lemon Juice

This is a juice recipe that we swear by if we are feeling overheated or dehydrated throughout the day. Cucumber and celery are both alkalising and have  a cooling effect on the body, great if you spend a significant amount of time in the heat (think summer or Bikram Yoga!!) Celery is also rich in…

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Posture Clinic – Triangle pose

“Triangle pose, this is the master posture of the series, the perfect marriage between the heart and lungs, forcing them to work together like an arranged marriage in India. They may not want to be together at first, but they have to be. No choice.” says Bikram in many of his classes.

Hi!

Welcome to the first ever East West blog post. We are so excited to start sharing this new forum with you! We have so many great things planned for this little blog and we are sure you’re going to love it. So, what can you look forward to seeing?

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