Yoga for Strength

19 January 2018 | 0 Comments

Want to work on strengthening your body with yoga? Here’s how I incorporate strengthening poses into my gentle practice.

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Yoga for Strength

19 January 2018

Want to work on strengthening your body with yoga? Here’s how I incorporate strengthening poses into my gentle practice.

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Child practising yoga.

Take Five

15 December 2017

In my last post I suggested that during this busy festive period you might find that taking just ten minutes out for some restorative yoga might help get you through the Christmas season with your sanity intact. But what if you don’t have ten minutes? Take five instead.

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Five Candles.

‘Tis the Season…

1 December 2017

Now that it’s December and it feels natural to be lighting candles and perhaps seeking a bit of calm in the manic build-up to Christmas, I thought it might be useful to take a look at restorative yoga and how it can help during this busy time.

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Lichen

Mother Nuture

12 January 2018

Want to know how to prevent what researchers call “directed attention fatigue” in city dwellers? New research shows how Mother Nature can help.

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The Caffeine Hit

5 January 2018

Think coffee is bad for you? Think again. Science has just given your morning fix of caffeine a thumbs up.

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Single candle with flame.

Scientific Resolution

29 December 2017

Fed up with New Year’s resolutions that fall by the wayside before the end of January? Here are two scientific methods to help you keep them.

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Plate of Chocolate Brownies

Healthy Chocolate Brownies

3 November 2017

A fabulous recipe for healthy, no added sugar chocolate brownies. Aubergines and dates add fibre, nutrition and guilt-free sweetness. And a pretty plate too!

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Mixed Pumpkins

Vietnamese Pumpkin Soup

20 October 2017

It’s that time of year when you can’t move for pumpkins in the shops. Here’s how to make a delicious Vietnamese soup from them. Perfect for the autumn.

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Banana Bread sliced.

Banana Bread Revisited

29 September 2017

No prizes for guessing what I did with these over-ripe bananas. But this banana bread has an added health bonus for being gluten-free.

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Yoga studio.

Wild Wolf’s Yoga

22 December 2017

In the beating heart of old Bristol and right next to St Nicholas’ Market is Wild Wolf’s Yoga, a beautiful space created by sisters Jess and Steph Wolff and dedicated to all things yoga. Aren’t we Bristolians the lucky ones?

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What’s the Secret?

8 December 2017

If ever more proof was needed of yoga’s anti-ageing powers was needed then look no further than Christine Borg’s video released to celebrate her half-century.

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Dog jumping over a skipping rope.

Skip to It

17 November 2017

The Wannabe teen has recently got into boxing, something I find wrong and terrifying on many levels. However, it has introduced a new phenomenon into our household: skipping.

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Writer, blogger, mother, wife, wannabe yogi. Good intentions, zero willpower.

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