Upekkha: The Freedom in Letting Go

18 May 2018 | 4 Comments

With the anniversary of the Manchester bombing coming up next week I am reminded of what a turbulent and difficult year it has been. That devastating bombing was followed very quickly by another terrorist attack on London Bridge and then the traumatic Grenfell Tower disaster. Here in the UK we’ve experienced a hung parliament and…

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Inversions: The Upsides of Down

13 May 2018

Love them or loathe them, inversions are an integral part of any yoga practice. An inversion can be any move or activity where you are…

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Blue Moon: Salute to the Moon

25 March 2018

How rare? The last day of this month sees a full moon. It will be the second full moon of March and therefore a rare…

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The Power of Play in Yoga

9 March 2018

Most of us, on the yoga mat as in life, don’t think much about the importance of play. We are often so focussed on our goals that play is simply not on the agenda. But what are the benefits of playing? And how do we incorporate it into our yoga practice?

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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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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 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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Supergreen Soup

22 September 2017

Supergreen Soup with anti-oxidants for a boost to general health and immunity. Made with love to help a dear friend fight cancer.

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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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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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