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These are useful links of yoga organisations or contacts that I can recommend.

The North Lakes Yoga Group 

a support network for teachers, class listings for member teachers and listing NLYG meetings and other local Yoga events in Cumbria.


Yoga for Healthy Lower Backs

12 week Programme : Resource website promoting the large UK RCT research trial which has proven this specialist yoga programme to be of benefit for chronic low back pain, includes a 4 minute video; published research details; access to educational resources; YHLB student manual and Relaxations CD; course content; lists of teachers; training opportunities for health professionals; plus you can subscribe to a free email newsletter.


The Mindfulness Association

The MA offers high quality trainings in Mindfulness, Compassion and Insight which help people to establish a regular and effective mindfulness practice and which help people to bring mindfulness into all aspect of their daily lives.


British Wheel of Yoga

This is the official website for the British Wheel of Yoga and contains very comprehensive information on the history, background, and structure of the

Wheel, together with full details of all Officers, Products available, Events in

your area etc.


British Wheel of Yoga Northern

Covers: Cumbria, Cleveland, Durham, Northumberland, Tyne & Wear.


Yoga Scotland

Yoga Scotland is recognised by sportscotland as the Governing Body for Yoga in Scotland and has a network of around 300 qualified, registered and insured



Sivananda Yoga

Swami Sivananda’s teachings are a synthesis of all the formal doctrines of yoga. 

He trained many exceptional disciples in yoga and Vedanta; amongst them

Swami Vishnu Devananda.   He in turn synthesised the ancient wisdom of yoga into

The Five Points of Yoga: proper exercise, proper breathing, proper relaxation,

proper diet and positive thinking and meditation.


Higham Hall

An Educational Trust providing short courses for adults of all

ages in a stunning Lake District setting.  Linda Allam teaches

Yoga + Mindfulness Sunday afternoons here as well as

Introduction to Mindfulness day courses.


Pam Horton

Pam’s personal web site has details of BWY Foundation Courses,

Distance Learning for Teacher Training, CD’s and Tapes and

Downloads suitable for class use.



A wholesale/retail website for all yoga related products.





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