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Exercises to strengthen your breathing

After you’ve recovered from covid or a chesty cold, you might find that you’re still wheezing. When you feel breathless, you try to take...

Are you kneeling comfortably?

Like all joints, your knees need a variety of movements to be healthy, nourished and functional. But if they never bend further than 90...

Breath and Balance

Being stable physically on one foot, or even two feet is important in a practical sense to keep you safe as you move through life....

'Tis the season of sitting

It's that time of year when somehow we sit even more than we usually do. So here are some ideas to keep you mobile and moving through the...

Are you lying comfortably - the sequel

Are you a front relaxer? A side relaxer? Or even an upside down relaxer? Discover how to rest easy when you're not lying on your back. I...

Are you lying comfortably?

...Then we'll begin... relaxation. Savasana is the “traditional” relaxation posture in yoga. Yes, relaxing has a yoga posture all of its...

Restore Your Rhythm with Yoga

Are you feeling ‘a bit off’? When I asked about the next workshop, sleep, digestion and dealing with anxiety were popular suggestions....

'Now, the practice of yoga begins'

At the start of a new term I thought it would be interesting to reflect on this phrase. It's at the beginning of a very old yoga...

Fabulous fascia! It's all connected...

Fascia or connective tissue used to be described as the strong elastic bands that join muscles to bones (tendons) or bones to bones...

Get Fresh!

You could take your yoga mat outside, and do a regular kind of practice, but don't feel you need to be limited to a strip of non-slip...

Yoga to Walk up Hills and Slopes

Take yoga off your mat and out into the world! Organising your body well, releasing tension and moving in good alignment means that your...

Imagine moving your toes one by one...

During yoga practice I often suggest that you imagine making a physical movement and being aware of what that movement would feel like....

Leg Power Boosts Brain Power!

Did you know that strength of your legs predicts the health of your brain better than any other lifestyle factor? New research shows that...

Simply soothe stress away

When I’m feeling stressed and overwhelmed I find it tough to relax my racing mind. That’s when I find I need something more physical to...

Eyes: The window to your... brain!

Your eyes are directly connected to your brain by your optic nerve and the health of your eyes reflects the health of your brain. As part...

Become a Movement Detective!

What you do most has the biggest effect. A yoga class is really only the beginning of yoga practice. An hour of yoga a week is a lovely...

The Yoga of Walking

There’s a functional way to walk that tones your muscles (especially your rear end!) strengthens your bones and soothes your nervous system.

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