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Dancers' Pose

As ‘Strictly’ fever sweeps the nation, and we move from Len’s famous ‘sev-en’ into the nines’s and 10’s, the celebrities start to look like real dancers.  But what makes a dancer’s posture so distinguishable?  We asked ex-dancer Jeni Howland – now Somatics and yoga teacher – to shed some light on this question.

That poise and elegance that a dancer has, comes from years of training the body, but here’s a selection of hacks for getting the graceful glide of Anton or Oti:

Spring Clean Your Life

In London, the blossoms are coming out, the birds are tweeting, the sun is warming and we all take a deep breath! During my Teacher Training course, my Yoga Teacher, Randall O'Leary of Jungle Yoga said "Make Space for Magic" and this has been my motto ever since. In order to allow great new things into your life, you have to make space: let go of that which no longer serves you. 

Here's 5 things you can do to Spring Clean your life today.

Sun Salutation - A Daily Practice

Surya Namaskar is a combination of positions that flow together to make a revitalising and energising sequence that will give you the opportunity to mobilise the whole body, move with your breath and check in with what status quo is like right now.