Tag: Yoga

Setting up a fitness retreat

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Fitness retreats are booming, with many clients ditching their usual beach escapes for holistic health getaways. Could retreats add a profitable dimension to your PT or group exercise business? Olivia Hubbard investigates. Check out our recent blog for some more fitness holiday inspo http://www.fitpro.com/blog/find-your-active-holiday/ Paula Kerr, a fitness instructor and journalist, set up her fitness [...]

Disco Yoga

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Olivia Hubbard headed to The Hoxton Hotel in London’s Holborn to check out Disco Yoga. The question is: was it more glitter than fitness?   Another week, another fitness trend. The fitness industry is now as diverse as an office party. Although this class is in fact a party – there’s a serious disco playlist, glitter everywhere [...]

The rise of modern Yoga

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How does modern yoga incorporate traditional practice in new ways, and who decides whether it is still yoga? Yoga has traditionally been the practice of incorporating meditation – a calmness of the mind – balanced with postures and flexibility poses to leave you feeling strong, lean and Zen. But as yoga has changed over the [...]

Did you know these Olympians do yoga?

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Yoga may not be an Olympic sport but it’s reportedly a part of the Olympics, as yoga is a component of the workout routine of many athletes who strived for medals during the Rio Games.  It’s no secret that yoga is a complement to other physical activities to increase strength, balance, flexibility and mental control. That’s why it [...]

Dragon’s Den yoga concept takes off

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This year sees a development in the world of yoga after elevated platform BeamBlock launches into the leisure centre space. The BeamBlock product secured approval and investment from Dragons Den’s Peter Jones and Touker Suleyman, after inventor Thierry Giunta propositioned his fitness concept to the investors. The product will initially be launched at Woking Leisure [...]

Crossover2Yoga

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Want to experience an entirely new mind and body session? Check out Crossover2Yoga, which draws on mobility for athletes, the benefits of fascial release and yin yoga. Linda Chambers explains what you can expect when attending the session at FitPro LIVE this year. The Crossover2Yoga method draws from the following concepts: The importance of mobility for athletes (i.e., everyone [...]

How yoga and ViPR can keep you out of trouble

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Pontus Wärnestål explores how you can incorporate ViPR into your regular yoga sessions and explains why ViPR is such an asset to your mind and body workout. Let’s say you have an eight-hour desk job and a 30min commute by car (one way) to your workplace. You (should) sleep seven to eight hours every night. [...]

Yoga and meditation: A simple practice

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Director of the Art of Contemporary Yoga Teacher Training School (AOCY) Joanne Avison exclusively shares with FitPro key positions to help fitness professionals involve their clients in meditative moments. For a full article on yoga and meditation, download the FitPro app now: fitpro.com/app Meditative moments There are various ways to introduce a meditative approach to many [...]