HOW TO MOVE

How to move… I guess when we think about movement, we think about action. Moving our bodies in some way… Yet how we move internally is at least as important.    Our bodies hate tension; it stops the natural flow of things. We tense up…

MEDITATION and the BREATH

MEDITATION – BREATH   This breath thing…. I found it really hard to start with. Just trying to notice my breath made me feel uncomfortable. I had the sensation that I didn’t have enough air. There was a tightness, a resistance. Strange that this attention…

LYME DISEASE

LYME DISEASE   Lyme disease, Chronic fatigue, Fibromyalgia, ME. There is a lot of it about. It seems to me that all these chronic illnesses are more and more prevalent. We have to ask ourselves, why? and how can we heal ourselves?   I contracted…

CIRCADIAN RHYTHM

CIRCADIAN RHYTHM – What is it? And why is it so important?   Your circadian rhythm is vital for your well-being. It is an ancient system. We evolved to be in tune with the cycles of the earth. Everything is built around the sun and…

YOGA NIDRA

YOGA NIDRA – DEEP RELAXATION Yoga nidra, often referred to as yogic sleep, rocks! It rocks on so many levels. If you haven’t tried it…. You are missing out.   I first tried yoga nidra when I was really unwell, Lyme disease. The symptoms were…

Ever Tried Walking Backwards?

EVER TRIED WALKING BACKWARDS? Walking backwards is great for your balance and proprioception – your sense of movement and where you are in space. It makes you connect with your feet and the earth. Walking backwards exercises muscles in different ways, freeing up some and…

What is Mindful Movement?

MINDFUL MOVEMENT I am often asked what sort of yoga do I teach… I’ve come up with mindful movement – it’s the best way I can think of to describe it. What is the point? You can go to yoga classes and learn lots of…

Vinyasa flow

My main style of yoga is Vinyasa flow. Some postures are held and others enable smooth transitions to other poses. The aim is to create an easy flowing rhythmic series of movements which stretch, heal, cleanse and give us space – in the body and…