October 30, 2019

We are moving into Autumn, the season linked to the lungs and large intestine according to Chinese Medicine.  So I thought it would be apt to talk a little about the benefits of the breath.

In yoga practice, I always encourage people to breathe out through the nose apar...

July 10, 2019

We've all seen the stats.  Teens are under more stress than ever before.  But why?  What are the factors?  And how can we help?

According to CAMHEE The Child and Mental Health in Europe report of 2009, 1 in 5 teens are suffering from developmental/emotion...

May 17, 2019

Today's theme is Resilience.  

Resilience is the ability to deal with stress, to deal with the challenges that come your way with an easygoing mind.  How do you respond to stress?  How quickly can you relax after a stressful situation?

BREATHING TECHNIQUE

Altern...

May 16, 2019

Today's theme is Depression & Anxiety

Become aware of your thoughts - are they dwelling in the past, or worrying about the future? Yoga brings us back to the present moment, where life is much easier.  

When you are depressed, there is a downward energy in your body.  A...

May 15, 2019

Today's theme is Exam Stress Buster.

TO START

Seated; breathing in through the nose, arms up, out through the mouth, arms down.  Follow your breath with your movement.  Connecting mind and body. Rpt x3

BREATHE

"Dirga" ladder breath: inhale 3 times in a row, long exhal...

May 14, 2019

Today's theme is Social Media.

TO START

Seated; breathing in through the nose, take your arms wide and up above your head, bring your palms together at your heart. x3

BREATHE

Lie on your back.  Lay LH fingers gently on throat, RH on belly.  Ujjayi breath.  Gently constrict...

May 13, 2019

Today's theme is Body Image.  

TO START

Seated; breathing in through the nose, take your arms wide and up above your head, bring your palms together at your heart. x3

BREATHE

Lie on your back.  LH heart RH belly.  Link to heart and sacral chakras (just below belly button)...

March 16, 2019

We are approaching the Spring Equinox, a time to get more active after a period of rest and reflection.  The temperature can swing from warm to freezing, trees beginning to bud and leaves sprouting.  This is a time when the earth wakes up from its slumber....

January 28, 2019

I've come to love Winter!  I'm aware it's not something you hear people shout from the rooftops, but I enjoy this natural period of reflection and cosiness - maybe it's something about being an introvert!  Spending more time with family, early nights, essential oils in...

January 7, 2019

In our hectic, modern world, stress and anxiety can form a big part of our lives and influence how we work, play, interact and move.

As you are probably aware, with daily stress impacting our lives, we tend to tense up and move in a more robotic fashion at best, and a...

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