April 23, 2017
4 ways to practice yoga with glasses

Let’s talk about specs – 4 ways to practise yoga with glasses

Glasses on or off? That’s the big question posed by Durga Yoga teacher, Christine Dunworth, a life-long wearer of glasses. I’ve worn glasses since I was […]
April 17, 2017
Photo of people sitting in mediation in a blog about yoga retreats by Durga Yoga, Maynooth

A blissful yoga retreat at The Elbowroom Escape – book a space on our August retreat

Durga Yoga’s Paula Mitten blogs about The Elbowroom Escape, Co Wicklow, where 
Durga Yoga will host a yoga retreat in August

. Looking out through the glass […]
January 16, 2017
A woman lying in savasana relaxation after yoga, a great way to relieve stress

5 ways that savasana relaxation reduces stress

By Orlaith McMahon, teacher at Durga Yoga and Antenatal There’s nothing like lying down on your mat after practice and sinking into a blissful ‘savasana’ relaxation […]
January 2, 2017
Pregnancy yoga: 7 reasons why every pregnant woman should do yoga

Pregnancy yoga: 7 benefits for pregnant women

Many women’s first encounter with yoga is during pregnancy after it’s been recommended by a doctor, their midwife or a birth preparation book. But why should […]
December 27, 2016
How to treat yourself and enjoy a healthy lifestyle at Christmas

How to treat yourself and enjoy a healthy diet at Christmas

By Gail Mangan, Durga yoga teacher and nutrition advisor at Embrace Nutrition Love it or hate it, the silly season is upon us once more! With […]
December 14, 2016
11 Christmas gifts a yoga addict will love

Eleven Christmas gifts a yoga addict will love

Christmas is just around the corner! If you’re wondering what Christmas gifts to buy the yoga addict in your life then look no further…

I’ve put together […]
December 7, 2016
Love Warrior – An enjoyable yoga book for Christmas

Love Warrior – An enjoyable yoga book for Christmas

By Eileen McDermott, literary reviewer & Durga yogi Fellow Durgans, Looking for a yoga-related read that might boost your sense of strength and energy for the […]
December 4, 2016
8 things I've learnt from injury during yoga

8 things I have learned from injury during yoga

By Gail Mangan, yoga teacher at Durga I’ve had lots of niggly injury during yoga over the years, but an injured hamstring is my first since becoming […]
November 20, 2016
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How to build core strength for back care

By Joanne Bredin, Yoga teacher & core strength specialist at Durga.  It was an ordinary morning and I felt full of energy, sitting on the edge of my […]
January 25, 2018
Yoga teachers

Yoga teachers, “crazy check” your sequencing

Yoga teachers, it’s time to “crazy check” your sequencing By Paula Mitten, owner of Durga Yoga Yoga teachers, it is time to check your sequencing and […]
January 23, 2018
pregnant breathing techniques

Pregnancy breathing, the key to a calm birth

Pregnancy breathing techniques – The key to a calm birth By Paula Mitten – Owner of Durga Yoga Practicing a pregnancy breathing technique for 5 minutes […]
December 7, 2017
Yoga teacher

What May stop you from being a yoga teacher!

What May stop you from being a yoga teacher!! By Paula Mitten owner of Durga yoga studio and senior teacher on Durga yoga teacher training programs Do […]