Nature or nurture?

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This is my ‘Squished Pose’! Ha ha ok, it’s really  #upavishtakonasana – wide angle forward stretch. But here’s a question…nature or nurture? We’re not all born with the same anatomy. Subtle differences can make significant impact in our range of … Continued

Balletboyz ‘Ballet 4 Autism’ vlog

Today the Balletboyz came to visit TreeHouse School, home to Ambitious about Autism, where I work as a dance and yoga tutor. I’d read so much about their new outreach initiative ‘Ballet 4 Autism’, the brainchild of Balletboyz co founder, … Continued

Empower women, be mindful what you post!

I love to share online posts. My ultimate aim is always to inspire and encourage thought.  It’s so interesting to read peoples feedback and the comments educate me enormously. The other day a friend commented on a photograph that I … Continued

8 Yoga Poses for the 2nd and 3rd Trimester

Congratulations you’re pregnant! Now you may be wondering whether you should exercise or not during your pregnancy? Well, depending on your level of fitness, and always under the guidance of your GP, there really is nothing to stop you continuing … Continued

Standing for Strength

Aside from drinking lots of warm tea to see us through the winter months, our practice has focused particularly on strength and flexibility.  I always incorporate a strong standing sequence to warm us up, ground our energy and prepare us … Continued

Ginger, lemon, honey tea tonic

Are you still fighting off a nasty cough or cold? Having had so many of my class participants poorly with terrible coughs and colds, I felt we needed a yoga supplement, to help boost our immune system.  Last week, we enjoyed a … Continued

Spring Spritz Your Home With Aromatherapy Oils

Dare I say it…but it looks as if Spring might just be here in the UK? This weekend the sun was shining, people were smiling and with a ‘spring’ in my step I threw open the windows, let in the … Continued

Yoga for the second trimester

  Yoga4mums is delighted to have been named a top prenatal yoga video for 2015 by US medical research company Healthline.  With over 147,000 hits online we are delighted that so many women are looking for a more gentle approach … Continued

5 Yoga Poses for insomnia & stress

5 Yoga Poses to help calm and soothe both mind and body  Mindful breathing   Sit up straight. Relax and close your eyes. Take a long deep breath in through your nostrils and a slow releasing breath out of the … Continued

Yoga to help grieving

Change is inevitable, letting go and moving forward optional Blue skies, warm sun and the rolling English countryside simply took my breath away this weekend. After days of wind and rain, it was a welcome tonic. I found myself pondering … Continued

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