Watermelon Summer Salad

22 June 2018 | 2 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 you know?) and sugar. A…

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BKS Iyengar in a Headstand.

Back to Basics II

15 September 2017

Yoga is an incredible tool that will not only help make you fitter, stronger and more flexible but can also support your mental and emotional wellbeing. Here are a few pointers if you are thinking of trying a class.

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Iyengar balancing on Scaravelli.

Back to Basics

8 September 2017

As our children return back to school and the excesses of the summer holidays become a distant memory, September often feels like a good time to hit the reset button. Here’s the WannabeYogi guide to yoga styles.

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Upekkha: The Freedom in Letting Go

18 May 2018

With the anniversary of the Manchester bombing coming up next week I am reminded of what a turbulent and difficult…

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The Dirty Dozen: As Bad As They Sound?

29 April 2018

Concerned about pesticides? Buying and eating healthy, sustainable food is a concern for me and, like many people, I care…

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Stress: Nurturing Your Vagus Nerve

22 April 2018

How stressed are you? Do you even know? Stress is invisible and easy to ignore. But it’s pervasive. Most of…

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watermelon salad

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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bowl of bright pink beetroot houmous

Roast Beetroot and Garlic Houmous

8 June 2018

Did you know that you can freeze houmous? You did? Well excuse me for my ignorance! Because while I love…

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Rhubarb Crumble Cake on a table with a pink napkin

Rhubarb Crumble Cake

6 May 2018

Here in the UK we are now at the height of rhubarb season: big blowsy field rhubarb is freely available.…

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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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