SHAPE UP WITH YOGA

Regretting all those mince pies?  Why not try yoga classes to help shift some of the festive excesses?  Yoga is a 5000 year old tradition used to strengthen the body and calm the mind.  My beginners classes this term focus on a short routine called SALUTE TO THE SUN that will help you to buildContinue reading “SHAPE UP WITH YOGA”

Feel Fabulous – Be Fabulous

“Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us. We ask ourselves, Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous? Actually, who are you not to be? Your playing small does not serveContinue reading “Feel Fabulous – Be Fabulous”

Retreat, Relax, Refresh

I was at a retreat over the weekend (Dec 1-2nd) with some very special yoga teachers called ‘Swamis’.  It was a wonderful 48 hour immersion into deep yoga practices.  The focus of our work was the Chakras – energy centres which the ancient yogis sensed within the body that correspond uncannily to the endocrine system. Continue reading “Retreat, Relax, Refresh”

Cactus Pose – To improve Posture and strengthen the Back

Cactus Pose is an easy way to strengthen your back – you can do it at your desk when seated or using Tadasana (two leg standing), Vrksasana (single leg standing) balance or Horse Pose (squat) as I’m doing here.  Try it every day for a minute or two – should help to strengthen the spineContinue reading “Cactus Pose – To improve Posture and strengthen the Back”