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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Focus on Hip Flexors

6 October 2017

Our typically sedentary lifestyle in the west is a contributing factor to an epidemic of lower back problems. Too much sitting can result in poor posture, so here are a few tips on how to counteract that.

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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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Sunshine makes vitamin D

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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Ocean View helps wellbeing

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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Katsu curry with rice

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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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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