Alpine flow yoga retreat

Ocean Flow Fitness Retreat Dates 2019     Yin Yang yoga retreat with Emma Wall and Victoria Thomas The Newtown House Hotel, Hayling Island, England: 23rd & 24th February An exciting opportunity to join two internationally trained yoga teachers and close friends; who share a passion of bringing you yoga practices that serve you’re individual body, mind and energetic needs. With a wealth of various yoga teacher trainings behind them, and experience teaching a multitude of styles across the globe, both teachers have a particular interest in the inner workings of the body and mind and how to arm students with the knowledge for selfRead More →

Ocean Flow Fitness offers a specialist manual therapy package integrating the best knowledge from both Western and Eastern sciences. The Myofascial release therapy combines Sports Massage with yoga therapy and fascial release techniques; fascia is the often overlooked web of connective tissue that envelops every muscle, ligament, tendon and bone in the body and Myo stands for muscle. Both the more pliable muscles and the tougher plastic tissues such as the fascia can hold tensions and adhesions as well as emotional traumas. It is therefore important to work through both physical and energetic blockages in both types of tissue for a holistic therapy with longRead More →

8 best YouTube videos for body and mind 2018

Ocean Flow Fitness YouTube favourites from 2018 2018 saw the rise of multi disciplinary coaches and teachers offering a more integral, personalised approach to your health, fitness and wellbeing. The year in which we had more online apps and wrist worn trackers than ever to help monitor our food and fitness journeys, with a whole wealth of virtual studios and resources offering everything from workouts to meditation.   The year of interval training and booty building, mobility madness and animal movement, a love of all things mindfulness, the explosion of the fitness festival, the increasing international popularity and spread of yoga, the year of the vegan,Read More →

Yin yoga for post surf

Post surf Yin yoga routine for a deeper stretch out As a surfer you may be drawn instinctively to stronger yoga practices full of chaturangas, challenging core exercises and focus testing arm balances. And whilst there’s no denying the merit of such practices for improving your surfing, it’s also important to remember the post surf aftercare to release your hardworked muscles and joints. Cue Yin yoga; a style of yoga that uses long held static poses with the idea being that you release not only tight muscles, but also the whole web of connective tissue that wraps around every muscle and bone in our bodies.Read More →

Yoga backbends and what’s stopping you going deeper.

Let’s talk about yoga backbends As someone with a pretty decent range of motion (ROM) in my back thanks to a combination of the bones god gave me, years of surfing which has made my back nice and strong and a very regular yoga practice through my job; you guessed it as a yoga teacher! backbends have always been enjoyable for me. A great pick me up when I need a boost of energy and an easy go to for an insta star pose! But what’s really going on back there in a backbend and why do some people loathe these poses just as IRead More →

Alpine_Retreat_Yoga-river-meditation

Flowing river meditation Breath consciousness, 2nd chakra, letting go of worries, nature visualisation, water element, accepting the flow of life/going with the flow, the senses. Start in a comfortable seated or lying down position, closing your eyes and settling into your breath. Notice the gentle inward and outward flow of your breath as it enters and leaves your body. Notice how your chest and your abdomen gently rise and fall as your breath flows through you. Now imagine that you can see a river in front of you…slowly walk towards the river until you’re standing on the bank of the river, at the river’s edge.Read More →