Hum yourself to sleep

12 October 2018 | 2 Comments

Is it just me or is everyone exhausted these days? I recently wrote a post about undoing in yoga. It seems to me as I grow ever more busy in my life, less is definitely more. If there’s one thing I have learnt by practising a more mindful form of yoga and being lucky enough…

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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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‘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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Sitting Pretty

13 October 2017

In my previous post I wrote about how some yoga poses can offset the limitations imposed on our bodies through too much sitting. If we…

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Vitamin D: Sunshine Vitamin

28 September 2018

As we have now moved beyond the autumn equinox and seem to be charging inexorably towards the dark days of winter I thought I’d take a look at Vitamin D, otherwise known as the “sunshine vitamin”. What is it, how do we get it and how much of it do we need?

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City Living and Mental Wellbeing

7 September 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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Samskaras: Time for a Shake Up?

20 July 2018

As the school summer holidays are now upon us and I can kiss goodbye to any routine I might profess…

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Vegan Katsu Curry

10 August 2018

We all know that a vegetarian way of life is a better way: better for your health, better for the planet…

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Banana Bread: Gluten-Free

6 July 2018

With the start of Wimbledon this week and a bunch of bananas rapidly browning on my worktop I thought this…

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Watermelon Summer Salad

22 June 2018

Now summer is officially here I feel a celebration is in order. A salad? Oh yes, but not just any…

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Looxa Notebooks

27 July 2018

The lovely people at Looxa got in touch with me recently and I was gifted a couple of their yoga…

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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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