This term we will be inspired by the Chakras. These are energy centres in the body of which, according to ancient yogic text, there are many. Most usually you will find reference to seven main ones, starting from the base of the body (tailbone) they are: root, water, fire, heart, throat, third eye and crown Chakra.

The first couple of sessions we will be inspired by the root Chakra, which means that we will focus on stability and grounding. This is a good point for anyone new joining us in January as we will spend more time still in each pose - a chance to learn the asanas. Then we will move up to Water, spending a couple of sessions focus on fluidity and hips and so on up the body

I am using Chakras as inspiration and as a way of ensuring that the yoga is holistic - for the whole body. You may or may not believe in them, on my Yoga therapy course opinion was divided - we did have to relate Chakras to nerve plexuses for a bit of scientific weight.

Anyway, If you want to find out more, there is plenty of information out there on the web, the most easiest I found was: