Oxford University has announced their decision to prohibit travel to and from Oxford for sporting fixtures during the coronavirus pandemic. In response to their announcement, committee members of various non-contact, outdoor sports clubs sent a letter appealing the ban to the university’s Vice-Chancellor, Louise Richardson, this morning.
Given that we’re in the midst of a pandemic and I have social anxiety at the best of times, it’s a stress-free and liberating way for me to exercise for free and while maintaining social distancing.
The prospect of an online term, threw up all sorts of questions. Potentially the most significant question of all – would my tutors judge me for my background on Zoom?
What the practice of yoga offers is a way to fine tune our nervous system, cultivating the tools to self-regulate in order to return to a state of calm and relaxation.
Perhaps most important of those lessons, don’t cut the front first. Trying to get the back to match up to the bit I’d already hacked substantially shorter wasn’t just difficult. It was impossible.
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Jessica Searle puts together the ideal running playlist to help keep you motivated on your runs (or attempted runs). And let’s face it, Destiny’s Child makes everything better.
Molly Ross talks about how she came to yoga and why she encourages people to find their own practice.
Two major advantages of home workouts are their flexibility and convenience; you can do them from anywhere, at any time, without factoring in travelling to the gym. This makes them perfect for our eventual return to Oxford. A gym however has far more on offer and there’s something about being in a space dedicated to exercise that allows for better focus.
Katie finds herself unexpectedly relocated to Northern Ireland this summer and reflects on the changes this has brought into her life.