SALUTATIONS TO 2016

Our Yoga and Meditation classes start back on 4th January and run for 6 weeks up to 12th February. If you would like any information about my classes or wish to book a place – please contact me here We will begin the year working with Salutations (or Greetings) to the Earth, Sun and Moon…Continue reading “SALUTATIONS TO 2016”

Yoga – what do you see in your reflection?

You may come to yoga classes to build fitness, strength and flexibility; which of course you will over time; however, through these practices, right from the off, we are engaging in the act of Swadhyaya.  We flow through postures using breath and movement, building concentration… we scan the body, we bring our awareness to ourContinue reading “Yoga – what do you see in your reflection?”

Workshop – What is Pranayama?

Well done to all who came along this morning despite the blustery wet and windy weather and took part in the ‘What is Pranayama?’ workshop. We spent time learning about the journey of our breath and understanding that the foundations of pranayama – or pre-pranayama really have to be laid before we can begin theContinue reading “Workshop – What is Pranayama?”

Where on Earth is your ‘tragus’?

a) On your heel b) On your elbow c) On your ear The answer is c) on your ear!! The Tragus is the flap of cartilage that runs up from your cheek over your ear ‘hole’!  In the practice of Bhramari Pranayama we gently push the tragus with the thumbs to ‘stop up the ears’Continue reading “Where on Earth is your ‘tragus’?”

Ujjayi Breath

Ujjayi Breath is a great practice for relaxation – calming for the mind and soothing for the body.  It is also great treatment for anxiety and insomnia. Please be patient with yourself when learning this practice as it’s not the easiest practice to do. Sit in a comfortable position, the spine erect and the eyesContinue reading “Ujjayi Breath”