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

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

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

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

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

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