Learning To Go With The Flow

Learning to go with the flow is something I have REALLY struggled with in the past. In fact, I still do struggle with it at times. I have always been a person who played by the rules, with tunnel vision when it came to getting something done or making plans. And then the last year […]

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How Can We Learn From Yoga In This Time? – Aparigraha

Aparigraha – Freedom from Greed & Desire in Sanskrit. My favourite Yama because you can use it to replace the lyrics in GALA’s hit ‘Free From Desire’… Okay, lets be a little more serious now. A quote popped up today on my news feed which I believe sums up this particular topic rather well: ‘If […]

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Newsletter – August 2020

Awaken in August Hello All! I hope everyone is enjoying the heat this weekend as we enter the height of our British Summer – August. The month where fiery Leo season reigns until 22nd of August, when Virgo takes over. Leo season, depicted by a regal lion, is a fire sign. It pulls us straight […]

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The Importance of Rest

I am writing this post the day before I am due to go away on holiday. I have seen a lot of posts surrounding this topic at the moment, which is probably down to us being forced to slow down as a result of various COVID restrictions around the world. A particularly good post that […]

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Life & Breath (Breathing for Optimum Health)

The theme of this weeks post changed after Boris announced that masks are to be made mandatory in shops from 24th July. I thought it would be fitting to talk about breathing, & more specifically how to breath properly, so that those who read this can support themselves a little further in this time. Sounds […]

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Practice Makes Progress

There is a reason that a session of yoga is often referred to as a ‘practice’. A practice of the postures, a practice of our breath work (Pranayama) & a practice of our focus on the mat, which we hope to maintain in life off of the mat. In the photo alongside this blog post, […]

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Newsletter – July 2020

Jump Into July! Hello All, I hope everyone is having a fab day and is looking forward to the Summer months ahead. This month we are mainly in the season of the star sign Cancer, with Leo coming in from July 23rd. Change is in the air, both personal and worldwide, and we can all […]

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Graduating as a Yoga Teacher in a Global Pandemic

Today I received my email to say I had passed my yoga teacher training. I am, needless to say, delighted. To be honest, a global pandemic was possibly one of the best things to happen for my training. Although I loved the beautiful Suryalila and the inspirational people I was training with, here is why:  ✨The […]

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How can we learn from Yoga in this time? – Brahmacarya

Brahmacarya – Celibacy  Celibacy – I can already hear the eye rolls coming from all of you with this one. Don’t worry, I too was the same when I first touched base with this Yama (ethical restraint). And yes, it is true that ancient Yogi’s (and indeed some modern Yogi’s!) conserved their sexual energy to […]

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How can we learn from yoga in this time? – Asteya

Asteya – Non Stealing  Asteya in Sanskrit, or non stealing, is another Yama that appears to be easily achieved on the surface. Most people know that they shouldn’t go around stealing objects and possessions from others. But the true nature of Asteya requires us to look a little deeper. Right now (and this should still stand […]

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