Anjali Mudra – Salutation Seal

Anjali mudra or prayer position, is an age-old means of helping human beings to remember the precious gift that life is, and to remind us to use it wisely.  It is used in many traditions, cultures and religions around the globe. It helps us to align our mind (awareness), feelings (heart), and actions (body) withContinue reading “Anjali Mudra – Salutation Seal”

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”

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?”

5 Top Tips for Sticking to a Home Practice

Yoga is best practised on a regular basis. I think of it like cleaning your teeth – imagine if you only cleaned them once per week… how would they look (and smell) by day 6?  You can significantly improve your chances of sticking to a routine of daily yoga practice by… 1 Beginning after aContinue reading “5 Top Tips for Sticking to a Home Practice”

Autumn Leaves Meditation

Meditation has been practiced for many thousands of years because people know that it reduces stress, calms the mind and increases inner peace. During the 1970s medical researchers at Harvard University studied meditation in depth and found that during the practice the body has what they call the relaxation response, which gives the body deep rest thatContinue reading “Autumn Leaves Meditation”

Yoga Therapy 1-2-1 Now Available For You!

I am now able to offer a brand new service –  1-2-1 Yoga Therapy from my freshly decorated therapy room at home here in North Luffenham. Yoga Therapy is a great way to work with ongoing health problems such as insomnia, specific joint pain, stress, symptoms of the menopause, and much more. With Yoga TherapyContinue reading “Yoga Therapy 1-2-1 Now Available For You!”

MUDRA AND THEIR HEALING BENEFITS

The term mudra Means gesture or seal. Most Mudras use the hands but there are also Mudras for the whole body, mouth and eyes. When we sit still in class, either to calm ourselves at the beginning of practice or to rest in between asana (postures), I often suggest a Mudra for your hands. MudrasContinue reading “MUDRA AND THEIR HEALING BENEFITS”