Garuda Blog

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. The movement of Barre is unlike any other exercise and learning about it… 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

Understanding Garuda Tara (Sling)

What is Garuda Tara? Garuda Tara, also known as Sling, is an integral and unique part of the Garuda Apparatus. It consists of a coiled spring attached to a piece of equipment and a strap… read more

What is Ayurveda?

Ayurveda in Sanskrit means ‘The Science of Life’ and is considered by many experts to be the oldest form of healing science.  The earliest Ayurvedic knowledge originated in India and travels as far back as… read more

The Ultimate Guide to Pranayama Breathing

What is Pranayama? The word Pranayama comes from the Sanskrit words of ‘Prana’ which means life energy, and ‘Yama’ which means control. Pranayama refers to the practice of breath regulation and is one of the… read more

The Difference Between Pilates Bands and Garuda Mala

Bringing a mix of equipment into your exercise routine has an infinite amount of benefits to your physical health. Not to mention, it allows you to be challenged and take your fitness journey to the… read more

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