Have strength and courage to stand still

It’s not often these days that we have the opportunity to stand still. So many thoughts overwhelm us – guilt that we ‘should’ be doing something all the time. ‘Multi tasking’ even – doing two or three things at the same time. Being addicted to activity is just like any other addiction; the more weContinue reading “Have strength and courage to stand still”

Stepping Off the Christmas Merry-Go-Round

  With the count-down to Christmas now in full swing – juggling who’s going where, what to buy for so-and-so and fitting everyone in over the festive period – things get frantic for the body, mind and soul. At these times our heads are jam packed with to-do lists and our bodies are tense holdingContinue reading “Stepping Off the Christmas Merry-Go-Round”

Yoga Classes – September 2017

Our focus for this year will be Anahata – the heart chakra. Anahata colours our life with love, compassion and beauty. Through our yoga pracite we’ll fill our hearts with love and generosity – give ourselves the time and space we deserve to feel loved and give love with joy and radiance. In our asanaContinue reading “Yoga Classes – September 2017”

Learn to Relax

Our relaxation exercises in the Beginners Yoga last term were inspired by the book ‘Learn to Relax’ by Mike George. It is a very readable book interspersed with exercises to help reduce stress, live in the moment and relax. As you go further into the book there are sections on finding harmony in the relationshipsContinue reading “Learn to Relax”

Let Your Light Shine

Give yourself the gift of yoga – in a 1-2-1 yoga session, a special practice is tailored to your needs and you can benefit from hands on care and attention. It’s a time to nurture the self and help it to radiate out and shine through to all the loved ones in your life.  AContinue reading “Let Your Light Shine”

The River by Thich Nhat Hanh

“Once upon a time there was a beautiful river finding her way among the hills, forests, and meadows. She began by being a joyful stream of water, a spring always dancing and singing as she ran down from the top of the mountain. She was very young at the time, and as she came toContinue reading “The River by Thich Nhat Hanh”

5 Reasons To Put A Smile On Your Face!!!

Did you know that there are many health and psychological benefits of smiling, laughter and a good sense of humour? We are greatly influenced by the expression we hold on our faces – smiling actually uses less muscle and energy than frowning, so it really does make much more sense to smile.  By smiling youContinue reading “5 Reasons To Put A Smile On Your Face!!!”

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!”

Just Breathe…

Strong or soft, wild or serene- Wherever breath flows there is a song. Hear in its whisper touching behind the face, Singing in the throat, Dancing spirals in the sanctuary of your heart.   In this practice of listening, A moment may come when you just want to lie down. This is a doorway –Continue reading “Just Breathe…”

Did you know? A good sleep is essential for maintaining healthy weight!

This weekend I’ll be kicking off my Workshop programme with a session about Yoga and Weight Loss.  In my research I’ve come across some very interesting information not least that people who get 7 to 9 hours of sleep each night are much less likely to become obese. It seems that the less sleep weContinue reading “Did you know? A good sleep is essential for maintaining healthy weight!”