SELF CARE ISN'T ONLY EXERCISE
Let's not get too preoccupied with using the term "Self-Care" to label ONLY exercise.
YES it's important to look after your body, but your 'health' in general also includes your energy and mind...
THE AMAZING BENEFITS OF CHILD'S POSE
Now if you’re a regular on your mat, you’ll probably know child’s pose as the perfect ‘resting pose’, but did you know it has plenty of other benefits other than taking a few seconds to catch your breath and rest your muscles?
YOGA JUST ISN'T FOR ME
So, I over the weekend, I received this comment from someone unsubscribing from receiving my emails: “Nice emails, but Yoga just isn’t for me".....
THE YOGA GUILT IS REAL!
I’ve been listening to and reading feedback recently. Feedback from my Yoga students or people wanting to start their practice/try a class, and I noticed a reoccurring theme that I wanted to draw to your attention this week....
THE BASIC BENEFITS OF YOGA
Do you ever read Yoga articles and think it’s a load of mumbo jumbo? Here’s a secret….. So do I!
YOGA TO HELP YOU SLOW DOWN
Who’s managed to survive a whole week of darker evenings now we’re officially in UK winter time?
TOO BUSY FOR YOGA?
I get it you’re a busy bee. Your ‘life stuff’ can easily start to become an endless to do list, and fitting in time for exercise or a Yoga practice might seem impossible some weeks.
CAN YOGA SAVE CHRISTMAS?
Happy December everyone! I know it might feel like we blinked and the year missed this year, but we are officially in the final month of 2020 already....
THE BENEFITS OF ONLINE YOGA CLASSES
Hand up if you had a go at some online Yoga during lockdown. Now, as a teacher and fairly long term Yoga practitioner, for me, the energy you feel in a Yoga class IRL will never quite be replicated virtually, but…..
Oooooh Autumn. I don’t know about you, but Autumn is my favourite season. Cosy nights, slowing down, crunchy leaves and ALL the pumpkin scented candles (all the pumpkin everything)....
STOP SKIPPING SAVASANA
If you ask anyone who’s been attending Yoga classes for a while, what their favourite part of the class is, I’m almost certain they’ll tell you it’s Savasana. Or maybe, “The bit where we get to lie down at the end".....
YOGA ISN'T EXERCISE!
How many times have you heard it? “Yoga isn’t exercise”... Now, there are many forms of a physical Yoga practice, and YES some asanas are more yin than yang (all those lovely stretchy, laying-down postures), BUT....
NOTICED MUCH LATELY?
Yoga does this magical little ‘thing’ where it opens your eyes to YOU... On a physical level, emotional level, energetic level…. You can’t avoid it.
ARE YOU GETTING 'BETTER' AT YOGA?
A few weeks back, I sent out an online survey to grab some feedback from my regular Yogis, asking what kind of workshops, classes, events etc they'd like to see on the timetable over the next few months....
ARE YOU TOO 'NORMAL' FOR YOGA?
YOGA CLASSES: EXPECTATION vs REALITY
Thinking of joining a Yoga class soon but expectations are holding you back?...
HOW TO START A HOME YOGA PRACTICE
Want to start a home Yoga practice, but not quite sure where to begin?...
NOT FLEXIBLE ENOUGH FOR YOGA?
First up, SHOCK HORROR - Yoga isn’t just for flexible people.
YES it’s become popular allllll over social media for bendy, strong, waif-like blonde girls, contorting themselves into seemingly unachievable positions....
YOU & YOUR CHAKRAS
Ever have those days/weeks where you feel a bit “off”?
As though something just isn’t connected?
Like you’ve got your clothes on inside out and your head is back to front?
YOGA: QUALITY OR QUANTITY?
What do you think is most beneficial?...
A ten minute Yoga practice or a full hour’s practice?
Well, let’s weigh it up here….
HOW TO: MAINTAIN A HOME YOGA PRACTICE
So, you’ve started a home Yoga practice. Great. You've saved your fave videos on Youtube.Bought a class pass with your favourite online teacher, got the mat, blocks and bolster. And now what?....
Whether you’re thinking about joining a Yoga class, pretty new to the practice, or you’ve been class hopping for a while now….
Reading class timetables, labels, descriptions etc can be quite confusing, right?