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Everyone loves a challenge

Everyone loves a challenge, from the little things to the proverbial inconceivable mountain to climb, there’s a real sense of satisfaction once you have completed something.

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Yoga and Sound Rejuvenator

“Every cell within our body is a sound resonator. Various systems in the body will respond to sound vibrations. We have a capability of resonating or responding to all sound vibration – positive and negative. We need to be alert to sounds around us and to strengthen our energies.” Ted Andrews

 

On the 25th January join musician Pauline Briscoe and myself at the Magdelene centre in Broadbottom where we will combine yoga and sound for a truly nourishing and rejuvenating event.

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All you have to do is relax…

“The technique is simple. Keep it simple. All you have to do is relax, everywhere – and then be aware of how you feel. Relax and feel. That’s it, in brief. Relax every physical and mental tension, temporarily let go of everything you don’t need and then simply pay attention and see what happens. “

Erich Schiffmann; Moving into Stillness. 

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Coaching and Yoga Outdoors

Taking your yoga and coaching outdoors requires thought and consideration …There’s no doubt about it, we are at the mercy of the elements which makes us question why we may be doing it in the first place! It doesn’t take long however to reap the benefits of taking your practice outdoors. Once we are at ease in our bodies and our minds, nature can inspire and invigorate us and go on to form invaluable conversations and connections with ourselves and with others.

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So, what’s the difference?

Many people have been asking me the question, what will be different between your yoga for an active lifestyle workshop compared to a general class or workshop? So, I started to think, perhaps it may be useful to write a few things down.

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What is an active lifestyle?

An active lifestyle covers so many varying levels and forms of activity. From running to work, taking part in your local park run or training for a 10km, running alone offers us so many options in terms of our approach. And this is just running!

 

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Top 10 poses for beginners

Yoga – To Yoke, unite… to become whole.
Body – breath – mind.

The yoga postures and ideas in this article are presented to you as a form of moving meditation.

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Practice from home

A gift for you…

As a thank you for your support over the years I’m sharing with you my first free yoga video! For those of you are curious about fitting in some home practice but aren’t sure where to start then perhaps this will spark your enthusiasm for you to find some space in your day to explore your movement and breath more intimately.READ MORE

Being not doing

…The beauty of yoga is …anyone can do it… “So long as there is a breath, there is yoga.”

T.K.V Desikachar

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Bamboo clothing

I am excited to share with you one of my latest collaborations with Bamboo Clothing. They like our photography, we like their brand and I recently asked them if they would be willing to offer a promotional code for me to send out to those of you I am connected with through my mailing list and on my social media channels. They agreed!

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Yoga Summer Workshop – Transitions

Highlights taken from my summer yoga workshop based around the theme of ‘Transitions’. Exploring the concept of change and how we can prepare ourselves and adapt ourselves accordingly in order to make our transitions in life go smoothly.

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