Respiratory & Immune Support at Home – focus on the breath (including free meditation album)

Following my series on the self-care measures you can take at home to support your innate immunity, you can see part one here for the background information. This week we will look at the breath, and how bringing awareness to … Continued

Yoga for Immune and Respiratory Health

Right now, as we navigate the Covid-19 pandemic, the usual boundaries between the outside world and our internal landscape have shifted in ways we could not have anticipated. Plunged into rapid-response mode, we are fire-fighting; bodies and minds racing to … Continued

Adrenal Response Exercise

Click here to watch the supporting video on Adrenal Response Exercise. The following exercise is aimed at resetting the adrenal response to mimic the transition usually made from when we move from the ‘startle response’ seen in babies to the … Continued

Digestive Health: How Modern Postural Issues Affect Digestion

Originally written for Movement for Modern Life In part one of this series we looked at the effects of stress on the gut. This showed how our digestive system is bound up in our relationship with the world around us. … Continued

Digestive Health: Holding Stress and Trauma in the Gut

Originally written for Movement for Modern Life Digestive Health and yoga It will come as no surprise to those suffering from digestive disorders, how quickly stress affects our digestive health. Our whole digestive system is part of our emotional, mental, … Continued

How to Have Healthy Digestion

Originally written for Yoga Matters Digestive issues are on the rise and can often prove difficult to address through mainstream medical routes. This is not least because of their connection with the rise of psycho-social stress and poor dietary habits. … Continued

Teaching Yoga for Anxiety

Whilst teaching yoga for a specific condition might be termed as therapeutic yoga, when it comes to anxiety, even when teaching a group class, we can be pretty assured to have someone included who has experience of anxiety. Whether this … Continued

Not Just Sitting – meditation inherent within yoga practice

Whether we are practicing or teaching yoga, what sets the physical aspects aside from mere exercise is the quality of attention that we bring to focus. The mindful attitude that brings us towards embodiment – inviting our mind to where … Continued

How to Maintain Energy Levels

We humans have an interesting relationship with energy. We can expect so much of our resources, often underplaying the recovery time we really need and viewing ‘good energy’ simply as the ability to keep going, no matter what, which is … Continued