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 Create a Happy Relationship with Food

Our relationships with what we put into our mouths – and therefore our bodies – is set from a young age. Many of us may be able to trace back some more obvious links (like being drawn to biscuits for … Continued

How to Maintain Mood Levels

Happy, regulated mood is where life can feel most calm, easy and enjoyable. Yet many often feel in the grip of a rollercoaster rise of emotions, inner criticism, worry and self-doubt. These can include periods of low mood that can … Continued

Yoga On & Off the Mat: The Yamas – refining our attitude and energy

Part 1: non-violence and truthfulness When I first started practising yoga nearly twenty years ago, I could immediately feel that the physical aspects of the practice were what my body deeply needed. I was very disconnected with my being neck … Continued

Compassion for health and wellbeing

Listening to our hearts “The intimacy that arises in listening and speaking truth is only possible if we can open to the vulnerability of our own hearts. Breathing in, contacting the life that is right here, is our first step. … Continued