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A Quick Guide to Yoga in Clapham and Balham

A Quick Guide to Yoga in Clapham and Balham

Considering it’s distinct lack of gyms, Clapham and it’s surrounding areas are still perhaps surprisingly, the fitness hub of South London. You'll find loads of options for local fitness classes, fitness studios and even outdoor activity on the common, there is definitely no shortage of options when it comes to keeping fit. But If it’s [...]
Triple Threat: Yoga, Ballet and Barre Teacher – Natalie O’Brien

Triple Threat: Yoga, Ballet and Barre Teacher – Natalie O’Brien

In our latest interview with Instructor Natalie O'Brien we discuss the difference between ballet and barre, the benefits of private vs group classes and embarrassing moments as an instructor! Based in South London, ex professional dancer Natalie teaches Yoga, Ballet and Barre - a different kind of triple threat. Here's what she had to say: How did [...]
Get to know: Actress and Yoga Instructor, Jade Coles

Get to know: Actress and Yoga Instructor, Jade Coles

Meet Jade, she's fearless, funny and straight up for a challenge. Based in Basingstoke, Jade is growing her yoga community alongside her acting career and as the first instructor to join Traina from outside the big smoke, we wanted to know more about her optimistic and ambitious outlook on life. (function($) {$("head").append(".rella-row-shadowbox-5dca25fca8685{-webkit-box-shadow:;-moz-box-shadow:;box-shadow:;}");})(jQuery); Before you began [...]
What is Yoga Dance?

What is Yoga Dance?

Nikki Durrant has been a Tripsichore technique instructor, choreographer and performer since 2007 and now runs her Yoga Dance school, teaching workshops to yoga students nationwide. Traina caught up with Nikki to find out more about Yoga Dance. (function($) {$("head").append(".rella-row-shadowbox-5dca25fcbec0e{-webkit-box-shadow:;-moz-box-shadow:;box-shadow:;}");})(jQuery); For anyone who hasn't heard of Yoga Dance before, can you tell us more about [...]
Get to Know: Yoga Teacher, Hannah Pocket

Get to Know: Yoga Teacher, Hannah Pocket

So many of the instructors we know and love didn't begin their teaching career straight from college or university. Many are often juggling other jobs on the side before they take the plunge into full time. Like Hannah, who 3 days a week is working in marketing and comms and fits her teaching around the days [...]
The difference between styles of yoga: A bite size guide.

The difference between styles of yoga: A bite size guide.

If you're anything like us at the beginning of our yoga journey, you probably don't know the difference between each style of yoga, let alone which would suit you best. Use this quick bite size guide for a breakdown of each style. (function($) {$("head").append(".rella-row-shadowbox-5dca25fcdcf3b{-webkit-box-shadow:;-moz-box-shadow:;box-shadow:;}");})(jQuery); Hatha Yoga Most yoga styles can be referred to as ‘Hatha’, [...]
Why your local studio is good for your wellbeing

Why your local studio is good for your wellbeing

Fitness studios come in all shapes and sizes, and no matter what type or style you’re looking for, there’s always an option to suit your requirements. In the heart of our diverse city there are luxury studios with their tribe-like followings galore, but with the rise of the boutique fitness studio, it’s easy for us [...]
Molly Harragin & why she loves Jivamukti Yoga

Molly Harragin & why she loves Jivamukti Yoga

You haven’t always been a Yoga teacher – what inspired you to become one? I had recently quit my job in publishing, disillusioned with the profession and unable to hack office life! I had been to India to study Yoga and did my teacher training with the intention to learn more about it. When I [...]