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Yoga and meditation in combating the effects of stress. Laura Wilson.

Posted by on Mar 14, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Yoga and meditation in combating the effects of stress. Laura Wilson.

I have been teaching corporate yoga or yoga classes within the workplace for more than two years.  My current clients include The Scottish Government, Edinburgh University, Ingeus and Citizens Advice Scotland.  I was recently interviewed by Edinburgh Evening News about my experience of teaching corporate yoga and my thoughts on the benefits a regular yoga and meditation practice may offer to people in high stress environments. Below is a short article in which I hope to address in simplistic terms the issue of stress and the benefits yoga and meditation can offer in combating the effects. Of course like any physical exercise yoga leaves you feeling good – it...

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The art of paying attention – Laura Wilson January 2014

Posted by on Jan 21, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

The art of paying attention – Laura Wilson January 2014

It never ceases to amaze me how I continue to discover the absolute relevancy of the practice of yoga within the rest of my life. Reading Vandelli Scaravelli’s wonderful book “Awakening the spine” over New Year she draws reference and influence from mathematics, science, philosophy, nature and art drawing parallels between the world around us and our inner experience in such an unassuming, sensitive and intelligent way. In particular reading Scaravelli re-awoke my interest in the distinction between yoga asana (poses) and other physical exercises. She writes; “Do not kill the instinct of the body of the body for the glory of the pose. Do not look at your body like a...

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