‘Practice and all is coming’

This is where it begins. A simple mat perhaps a block, bolster in a small, quiet space. It’s all you need. And then you begin… Pattabhi Jois famously said ‘practice and all is coming’. What wise words? It can apply … Continued

5 top tips for a sugar free, breakfast

  Guest blogger Ellie Holly of Holly Healthcare talks about healthy alternatives to sugary cereals for all the family. ‘There’s a lot in the press lately about the damaging effects of sugar on our health and worse, our children’s health. … 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

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

The Peaceful Heart Retreat

We’re off to sunny Dalyan again! Want to join us? Three reasons why you should come: 1. It’s the break you deserve We are all busy bees, dashing from A to B, sorting out kids, work deadlines whilst squeezing in … Continued

Tight Hamstrings?

#saturdaystretch – tight hamstrings? Don’t forget your hip openers! The most common complaint seems to be tight hamstrings but often this can be alleviated with hip flexor stretches. Tight pectorals, Psoas and quads from over training the front of the … Continued

Yoga a tool for stress, anxiety and depression

How are you feeling? The New Year is an opportunity to plan and fulfil personal dreams and make positive life changes. However, for many it’s an unwanted pressure that triggers all manner of complicated and confused feelings.   Sometimes we … Continued

Yoga curriculum proves a huge success with Autistic pupils

I’m excited! Peeping through the classroom window I observe a tutor delivering a simple sequence of gentle postures and breathing techniques to his pupil. The session is gentle and calm. There’s a lovely rapport building between them as they mirror … Continued

Yoga for kids and Teens

Motivating our kids to stay active and exercise can be quite a job! With child obesity a global concern, coupled with the excessive use of the internet, computer games and mobile phones, our children are in danger of effecting their … Continued

Yoga4mums wins award!

The Inclusive & Active Sports Coach of the Year  The best birthday present ever! Here I am pictured with the Mayor of Enfield, receiving the Inclusive and Active Sports Coach of the Year Award 2014 from Enfield Council.  What an … Continued