Happy New Year – Welcome to 2023!

Welcome to 2023! A brand new 12 months sit before us filled with possibility, excitement and a little bit of wonder. I’m quite excited for this year, I have lots … Continue reading Happy New Year – Welcome to 2023!

Rest and Restore – Day 10 I Bedtime Yin Video

I love teaching yin yoga, but I didn’t always love doing yin yoga. I often talk about how much I disliked my first ever yin yoga class – it was … Continue reading Rest and Restore – Day 10 I Bedtime Yin Video

Rest and Restore – Day 6 I Guided Relaxation

Today is all about relaxation. We looked at Box Breathing on Day 5, today is a guided relaxation to help you switch off and let go. I have to confess … Continue reading Rest and Restore – Day 6 I Guided Relaxation

Rest and Restore – Day 5 I Box Breath Tutorial

Over the last 4 days (or posts) we’ve looked at some wall yin poses, and you’ve (hopefully) enjoyed a short Wall Yin Yoga class too. Now we’re taking things to … Continue reading Rest and Restore – Day 5 I Box Breath Tutorial

Can you have grief without gratitude?

According to the 5-element theory, the metal element and the season of autumn are associated with the emotion of grief. This is related to the idea of letting go, as … Continue reading Can you have grief without gratitude?

Breathing to focus a busy mind

Pranayama is the fourth of the eight limbs of yoga, as outlined by Patanjali in The Yoga Sutras. It refers to mastering the breath through focused breathing practices and is … Continue reading Breathing to focus a busy mind

How to create an effective morning routine

Building an effective morning routine Last week I wrote about the benefits of creating a calming evening routine and how this can help to improve the quality of sleep we … Continue reading How to create an effective morning routine

How to create a calming evening routine

How to create a calming evening routine with yoga at the heart. The nights are fair drawing in now, aren’t they? The clocks went back at the weekend and the … Continue reading How to create a calming evening routine

Top Tips – to start a home yoga practice

Today is World Mental Health Day and I’m sure I don’t need to go on about how important yoga can be to creating a balanced lifestyle with a healthy mind … Continue reading Top Tips – to start a home yoga practice

How to use the breath to calm the mind

Autumn and the metal element are associated with the organs of the lungs and large intestine, according to 5-Element Theory of Traditional Chinese Medicine. This is an idea time to … Continue reading How to use the breath to calm the mind