Yoga Pretzel Cards for Kids

‘There are two ways to live your life: one is as though nothing is a miracle, the other is as though everything is a miracle’ Albert Einstein This little box of cards work miracles! If you are teaching kids these … Continued

Hip Openers to relieve backache

Hip openers! You know, some backache can be down to tension held in the front of the body? Sitting for long periods encourages postural misalignment and so the back muscles weaken. This sequence of opening postures help stretch the front … Continued

The benefits of gentle exercise for positive mental health by Nina Wells

In the United Kingdom, and around the world, mental health issues are a growing concern. Part of the problem is the country’s aging population, as older adults are more vulnerable to mental health disorders, but rates of anxiety and depression … Continued

Yoga and Ayurveda Afternoon Delight

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Thank you to all the wonderful yogis and yoginis who joined us, on Sunday 5th March, for an afternoon exploring yoga and Ayurvedic principles to enhance the healing qualities of our practice. We learnt so much about our Doshas – … Continued

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

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