Yoga for one

Have you ever floated out of your weekly yoga class and wished you could feel just as light, aligned, calm and energised every day? The benefits of practicing yoga regularly extend far beyond being able to set your own timetable. As a teacher, I’m often asked to design a home practice for a student, so they can reap the physical …

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Natural Beauty

Beauty is more than skin-deep; as are the products we use to beautify and nourish our skin which absorb them. We are becoming increasingly aware of what we put into our bodies – acknowledging ‘we are what we eat’ – and we know eating and drinking processed products does absolutely nothing for good health and wellbeing.  But what of …

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Awareness Junkie

I sometimes feel like a newborn, learning anew from being ‘aware’. This is fairly new to me, being aware.  I’ve lived so much of my life on the edge; being too busy travelling, partying, working,  mothering, trying to get ahead and perhaps being a little too shallow.  Certainly not paying attention to things until too …

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Tired of being tired?

How tired is tired? Being ‘busy’ in our society is worn as a badge of honour, while having regular rests, lunch breaks or a consistent relaxation practice is often seen as being a little lazy and rather selfish. Yet those beliefs may be changing. Employers, employees and judgey family members are recognizing the burnout, imbalance …

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Yoga Nidra Explained

Yoga Nidra or yogic sleep is a state of consciousness between waking and sleeping, like the “going-to-sleep” stage, induced by a guided meditation. Yoga nidra helps to relieve stress, it improves sleep, clears the mind for learning and absorbing new material and it repairs cells. After just 20 minutes you can feel as though you’ve …

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