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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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Yoga & Pregnancy: How to adapt your practice when pregnant

Yoga & Pregnancy: How to adapt your practice when pregnant

Firstly, how are you? How are you feeling? There is a myriad of emotions and thoughts when we start our pregnancy journey, and no two journeys are the same. It is one of those life experiences that encompasses something so natural within us a…

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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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Looking to the New Year: The Power of Intentions + Affirmations

Looking to the New Year: The Power of Intentions + Affirmations

Your mind is a powerful tool for attracting what you want into your life. What you focus on internally often manifests itself externally in some way, especially if you’re spending more time focussing on one thing than anything else. We aren’t…

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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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My Experience at Trika Yoga

My Experience at Trika Yoga

by Anna Loveridge It’s not uncommon to feel nervous about going to a new studio or a new yoga class, and it can take some weeks or months to feel at ease entering a new space. Arriving in Bristol as a new teacher on the scene I was a little n…

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Tips On Getting Back Into Your Practice

Tips On Getting Back Into Your Practice

That first step back onto the mat can feel like a daunting one. Even the most dedicated yogi’s take time off from their practice, for all manner of different reasons. Sometimes it’s even healthy to step back for a little while, regain your pe…

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Finding Balance

Finding Balance

We’ve been thinking a lot recently about balance. What it means to be balanced. What to do if we feel off-balance. How we can bring more balance and alignment to our lives in general. 2020 has been a particularly unbalancing time for us all s…

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Just Breathe

Just Breathe

Breathing. It’s one of those things we all do. But whilst it’s something so intertwined into the fabric of our every day, we rarely turn our attention to it. It just happens, without conscious effort or control. Yet when we do focus on the br…

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Rocket Yoga Explained

Rocket Yoga Explained

You may have scrolled down on our schedule and noticed a number of classes throughout the week called Rocket Yoga. The name alone suggests it’s a strong practice, but that doesn’t mean all levels aren’t welcome. If you’ve yet to find a more f…

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Let's talk Yin

Let's talk Yin

Yin is the calming and more restorative counterpart to a ‘yang’ practice. Instead of finding balance and energy through a flow of movements, this style of yoga is incredibly still, gentle and nurturing. In longer held postures, the body is en…

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Thoughts on Practicing Together

Thoughts on Practicing Together

We’ve just started introducing some Trika in the Park sessions to our schedule and it got us thinking about what it means to be able to practice together again. Lockdown has changed a lot of things for us all, and one of those was being able …

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The Joy of Inversions

The Joy of Inversions

Going upside down. It can seem super scary, especially if you’re just starting to explore inversions. Lifting and holding your body weight over your head feels like a really unnatural thing to do… to begin with at least. But even if you only …

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The Benefits of Cacao

The Benefits of Cacao

We’ve really enjoyed hosting cacao ceremonies at the studio and all the bookings suggest that you’re enjoying them too! But if you didn’t manage to make it to one of these lovely workshops before lockdown, or you’re just curious about how cac…

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Music & Yoga: why we flow to sound

Music & Yoga: why we flow to sound

Music brings sounds together in a harmonious way. Different pitches and notes are pieced together, rhythmically combining to form a melody. And when this melody reaches our ears, it can often feel like our own tempo is syncing up to the beat,…

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Yoga Props: why + how we use them

Yoga Props: why + how we use them

Yoga props make great companions for your practice. They can support you in postures, help you go deeper and generally make your time on the mat more comfy and beneficial. If you don’t find the stability and alignment as you move through your…

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