Tag Archives: Yoga

Ayurveda for the Spring

Spring is traditionally a time for new life and renewal.  Envision spring to be a time for weeding the garden (de-cluttering and cleaning) and for sowing the seeds and establishing roots (setting intentions and new routines) for the season ahead … Continue reading

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5 Minutes of Meditation: The Why and the How

Confession of a ‘yogi’, please take a seat… I am a huge lover and advocate of meditation. In fact, I would say that my yoga practice actually began as a meditation practice, long before I knew what trikonasana was, before … Continue reading

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THE NATURE OF WINTER AND YOUR BODY

Winter is the time of rest and retreat, where the Yin Qi is now dominant and the Yang Qi moves inward to regenerate. In nature winter is a time of stillness and quiet. Cold causes things to slow down and … Continue reading

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Change of Seasons- Winter Spirit Heart Warmers!

I hear the calling of the change of seasons, I know that Winter is approaching.  As I light my fire place in my home, I remind myself that its also a great time to warm the heart within and practise some chi building, winter … Continue reading

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Doing Time with Yoga

I recently had the opportunity to teach Hatha & Laughter Yoga to some women in a high security prison.  I was so excited when I first received the news that the session was going ahead, but at the same time … Continue reading

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Do you clench or grind your teeth? Treating headaches and neck pain by targeting the jaw

I first became interested in the mechanics of the jaw and the TMJ (temporomandibular joint) when I began to suffer from tension, restricted range of movement and clicking in my own jaw.  I think it was a combination of starting … Continue reading

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Post Natal Recovery

As I sit poised over the computer trying to think of a way to inspire new mums to really slow down and genuinely allow for recovery after having their new babies, I reflect on my own postnatal time. My new … Continue reading

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