Do You Practise Gratitude?

Do You Practise Gratitude?

For a good ten years or so I kept a gratitude journal. Thanks to a TV interview I saw between Oprah and (Simple Abundance) author, Sarah Ban Breathnach where they shared this idea, I was writing down five things each day that I was grateful for in a notebook. The act...

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NEW Hatha Yoga Class in Wimbledon

NEW Hatha Yoga Class in Wimbledon

New Year, New Classes: Hatha Yoga – Fridays 10.15-11.30am at Create Pilates I’m excited to be teaching another class at <a href="http://www click to read more.createpilates.com/">Create in Wimbledon. As well as *Flow & Restore with Yoga Nidra on...

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Grain-Free Porridge Recipe

Grain-Free Porridge Recipe

Since the cold weather, I’ve really been enjoying this warming grain-free ‘porridge’ – this recipe started as an experiment but actually turned out quite well! Unlike oats this keeps me full up to (in fact, often beyond!) lunchtime and not...

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A Solstice Meditation for You

A Solstice Meditation for You

Simple Solstice Meditation for You Visoka va Jyotismati - Sutra 1.36 Visoka – blissful va – or jyotismati – the supreme light This month in the Northern Hemisphere is the Winter Solstice (Wednesday 21st December) - the shortest day and longest night of the year. In...

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Do You Celebrate Yourself?

Do You Celebrate Yourself?

Do you celebrate yourself? Do you know you are enough? As you are. Right now. Read that again. And take it in. Really take it in. Do you tell yourself this? I am guessing probably not. So I am telling you. Until you can tell yourself. You do not have to be or do more...

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Rest + Renew eBook for You

Rest + Renew eBook for You

Download my NEW complimentary eBook here Do you want to address your stress? Are you sleep deprived? Anxious? Then my new eBook is for You. As an experienced Restorative Yoga teacher (I am an Advanced Relax and Renew Trainer having studied with Judith Hanson Lasater)...

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What Makes an Effective Teacher?

What Makes an Effective Teacher?

This article was originally published in the July/Aug 2013 issue of OM Yoga Magazine. You can read a selection of my past columns and a preview of the current issue of the magazine by clicking here. Recently, I overheard some yoga students discussing different...

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What is Yin Yoga?

What is Yin Yoga?

*Update* – From 22nd March 2017 I am teaching a weekly Yin Yoga class at  Evolve Wellness in South Kensington - Wednesdays 6-7.15pm. Come along to slow down and find some stillness.  The word ‘yin’ comes from the Chinese philosophy of Taoism, where all is composed of...

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Calm Mental Agitation

Calm Mental Agitation

Calm mental agitation with Seated Angle Pose This Restorative Yoga pose, like many forward bends can help mental agitation, relive insomnia and a bit of gentle pressure on the forehead here can help to relieve headaches too. I also find this relieves tightness in the...

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The glorification of “Busy”

The glorification of “Busy”

No matter how old I get, September is always associated with ‘Back to School’. The move into Autumn symbolises a time when many of us feel we need to get our heads down and get back to work after the summer. And before we know it, our daily calendars are full to...

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Mother’s Breath

Mother’s Breath

Breathing is easy. Until it’s not. It’s something we do every day and take for granted. Yet, how many of us are breathing properly? The way we instinctively knew how to breathe when we came into this world as babies. As we get older, we seem to forget how to breathe...

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