Month: June 2018

Unfurling fern

Chasing the Pose: Growth and Progress in Yoga

29 June 2018 | 2 Comments

How do you view progress? Is growth important to you? In our goal-driven society, it’s hard to escape the notion of self-improvement through some sort of progression. It comes naturally to humans to want to perform “better” than we did before. We seem to like tangible markers of where we…

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watermelon salad

Watermelon Summer Salad

22 June 2018 | 4 Comments

Now summer is officially here I feel a celebration is in order. A salad? Oh yes, but not just any old salad. Watermelon salad? Yes please. As you might expect given its name, watermelon is excellent for hydration in the summer months. But it’s more than just water (92% don’t…

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Woman practising Sun Salutations in a field of grass

Sun Salutations: Five Reasons to Love Them

15 June 2018 | 0 Comments

As we are fast approaching the summer solstice in the Northern Hemisphere, I thought this would be a perfect time to consider Sun Salutations (Surya Namaskar). You might have guessed that Surya Namaskar is a practice in honour of the sun. You might also think that it is something that…

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bowl of bright pink beetroot houmous

Roast Beetroot and Garlic Houmous

08 June 2018 | 2 Comments

Did you know that you can freeze houmous? You did? Well excuse me for my ignorance! Because while I love homemade houmous, and have no qualms about making it, the quantities involved are simply too vast for me. Making it seems to end up with catering size portions when all…

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Feet in Yoga Tadasana

Feet Glorious Feet

01 June 2018 | 2 Comments

Consider your feet. Each one has 26 bones, 33 joints and more than one hundred muscles, tendons and ligaments. That’s a lot of moving parts. Are yours all in working order? I know mine aren’t. Years ago I suffered from a painful condition known as Morton’s Neuroma which still occasionally…

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