Month: May 2019

Happy Healthy Yoga Retreat

Places are filling up for the Happy Healthy Weekend Yoga Retreat and I’d love to see more of you there!This is the plan so far, subject to change with weather but I’m hoping to squeeze an outdoor practice in at some point over the weekend, and maybe a sea swim?  I’m ever hopeful!!Saturday 5th OctoberArrive – tea and greetings ☕️Journalling and visualisation exercises, basically grown up day dreaming your best life ✨Slow Flow […]

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Conquering My Fear

​I developed my fear of heights around my late teens.  My Dad had mentioned that he was scared of heights around this time, which was a new thing that had developed with age for him.  My fear manifested anywhere that there was a large drop, but also in places that were high up and otherwise safe.  I had an embarrassing family trip on the London Eye where I became paralysed with fear for the whole duration of the experience and wasn’t able to talk or move for the […]

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Yoga as an Opportunity for exploration

Just some humble musings on this ancient tradition that I share every week in class….  ​As far as I am concerned there is no right or wrong when it comes to Yoga.  Each pose is an opportunity for exploration of your physical and mental responses to these new and unusual movements and shapes that you are making.  Pain is a signal from the body to the brain and should be listened to during our yoga practice – listen to the responses from your body, wha […]

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Yoga Book Club May – The Island By Aldous Huxley

Did you get around to reading our Yoga Book Club Book, The Island by Aldous Huxley? It explores some interesting ideas about what a utopian society might look like. Beyond his exploration of psychedelics Aldous Huxley was interested and involved in Eastern philosophical ideas and practices. He covers yoga, Buddhist principles, meditation and hypnotherapy in the story of The Island which is why I thought it might be interesting for our book club. For me it has been a hugely influentia […]

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