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Children and Yoga

Children and Yoga

We’ve been running kids yoga sessions at Trika for a few years now and it’s been such a delight to see children engaging with the practices. We’ve had some amazing teachers with such wonderful, creative ways of doing so, and we are so excited…

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After Birth: a catch up with our Trika Mumma's

After Birth: a catch up with our Trika Mumma's

Claire Hi Claire and Jay! How are you feeling Claire, both physically and mentally, after giving birth? It's been 10 weeks since giving birth to our second baby boy. Physically, my body has recovered really well from birth. There are a few ac…

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Beginning to begin, a newbies guide to yoga….

Beginning to begin, a newbies guide to yoga….

Beginning a yoga journey can seem daunting at first. Ashtanga? Hatha? Vinyasa? What do these words even mean? You were only worried about not being able to touch your toes to start with, and now even the timetable looks challenging to deciphe…

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Trika Team: A catch up with Finnola

Trika Team: A catch up with Finnola

Finn’s beautiful energy often leaves the studio beaming at the beginning of the week. With early morning Vinyasa’s every Monday and Wednesday, she always holds such gorgeous space for people to start their days, often theming her classes arou…

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Trika Team: A catch up with Danelle

Trika Team: A catch up with Danelle

Danelle has been coming to the studio since we opened, first as a dedicated Ashtanga student and then one of our Ashtanga teachers! Over time, her practice has grown from something purely physical to a deep spiritual practice that feeds into …

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Trika Team: A catch up with Helena

Trika Team: A catch up with Helena

Helena joined the Trika fam after moving to Bristol from London, where in 2014 she first fell in love with the way yoga both strengthened her body and calmed her mind.⁠ We fell the same way for her teaching style when she reached out to us la…

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Trika Team: A catch up with Emily

Trika Team: A catch up with Emily

Emily joined us late last summer, in between lockdowns when we were able to hold space in person for our lovely community, however fleetingly that was! As we reemerged from that first lockdown, Emily was a breath of fresh air, bringing her be…

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Trika Team: A catch up with Rosa

Trika Team: A catch up with Rosa

We’ve been lucky to have Rosa and her beautiful offerings at the studio pretty much since we first opened our doors. Yoga teacher and massage therapist, Rosa brings such a wonderfully unique energy to her sessions, grounding her practices in …

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Trika Team: A catch up with Pete

Trika Team: A catch up with Pete

One thing we've learnt this last year is that you can definitely count on one of Pete's classes for a challenge and a chuckle! Often found sporting a bright pair of leggings and catching lamps mid shavasana, he manages to infuse his lighthear…

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Trika Team: A catch up with Sarah

Trika Team: A catch up with Sarah

Sarah has been teaching with us for the last two years, bringing her fun, focussed and challenging style to the studio. Before she moved to Bristol, Sarah had been living in Singapore, where she trained in Anusara, a more modern school of Hat…

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Trika Team: A catch up with Olu

Trika Team: A catch up with Olu

Olu is one of our longest-standing teachers and a familiar face for those that come to practice Ashtanga or Vinyasa at the studio. He has been teaching with us since we opened 4 years ago and in that time, people have come to love his challen…

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Thinking about starting a Yoga Practice?

Thinking about starting a Yoga Practice?

So, you've been thinking about taking up Yoga? YEY! That's great - just thinking about it is the first step. With anything new, it starts off as a seed in our minds, consciously or otherwise. Perhaps you've read about the benefits of yoga som…

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Restorative Yoga: The Benefits of Being Still

Restorative Yoga: The Benefits of Being Still

"My yoga practice started with a yang style when I was 18. I fell in love with the physicality of movement and the meditation for my mind. It wasn’t until I started working at Trika a decade later that I discovered restorative yoga, at a time…

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There’s never the right time to start

There’s never the right time to start

Leaving your comfort zone is where you grow and yoga continues to remind me of this. Despite having an interest in yoga for a while, it took me a few years to attend my first class. I had a lot of nerves and excuses. “I’ll do it next week” or…

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The Practices of Yoga and Music

The Practices of Yoga and Music

By Finn Evans Yoga and music are both forms of non-verbal communication. A way to have a conversation with a part of you that does not speak but wants to be heard. Although sound and movement are universal, our own individual connection and e…

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The Daily Down Dog

The Daily Down Dog

by Jo Large I’ve always had a yoga habit (well for several years now), but even at times when I am really consistent with practice, I have struggled to keep up a daily practice. I think part of the problem is that I love ashtanga, but I also …

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