Garuda Blog

Pilates Vs Yoga: Which Is Better For Strength Training?

Pilates and yoga have similar benefits, so it can often be difficult to know which is more suitable for your individual needs. If you are looking to build strength, read on to find out whether… read more

Why Teach The Garuda Chakra (Foam Roller)

Described as the wheel of discovery, the Garuda Chakra is just one of our nourishing, intuitive, and intelligent workouts.  The Chakra, or wheel, is our specially designed foam roller. It assists with Chakra exercises that… read more

The Benefits of Pilates & Why Garuda Enforces Them Even More

Pilates is a body conditioning exercise that has endless benefits, from improving overall fitness to protecting the body from injuries. Garuda exercises encapsulate the core principles of Pilates to allow you to access these incredible… read more

The Benefits of Teaching the Garuda Graha (Brick) Technique

We believe that training at Garuda is a lifelong commitment. What often starts as one Garuda class often takes you on a journey to not only a healthier, leaner and more toned body but also… read more

How to get the most out of your online teacher training sessions

For many of us, online training has become the new norm. Whilst it is widely seen as an ‘easier’ learning environment than face-to-face contact (especially if you’re attending from a different country), some of us… read more

A Guide to the Garuda Dhara (Chair) Technique

For those of you who are familiar with Garuda, you will know that we work to inspire a more intuitive way to exercise, using a technique rooted in yoga, dance and pilates and developed by… read more

The Ultimate Guide to Garuda Barre

As a fitness professional, you may be looking for other ways to expand your repertoire to include new and more challenging techniques. If so, Garuda Barre is the perfect addition. The movement of Barre is… read more

Garuda: A 2020 Reflection

Crisis brings us together. When the lockdown started back in March, panic ensued across the country, as little was known about the long term effects it would bring. As a customer-facing business, we relied on… read more

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“James is the only person in the entire world whom I would take any form of teacher training with, and I have known this for years!    ”Karen Rose