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

Food Focus – Live Greek Yogurt

Did You Know… Evidence shows that we have been making yogurt for around 5,000 years and its benefits to digestive and immune health long acknowledged. Live Greek yoghurt contains living bacterial cultures long associated with life extension through a robust … Continued

Yoga for Belly Health

•          Hunching or slouching puts pressure on the digestive organs with little opportunity for stretching or twisting them. •          Any simple opening and stretching of the front body (with progressive strengthening of the back to support in asanas) makes more … Continued

Roast Salmon with Horseradish Crème Fraiche and Beetroot Salad

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This lovely recipe can be used any time when we need the full brain-body satisfaction of the tastes (particularly from citrus flavours) and healthy fats that can make resisting sugar cravings much easier. Beetroot, watercress and the omega 3 oils … Continued

Yoga and Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

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First published in What Doctor’s Don’t Tell You Magazine. Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is a debilitating and upsetting condition affecting 10-20% of the UK population at any time – probably more suffering who do not report to their GP. It … Continued