Yoga Training for Autism and ADHD

‘Yoga for Autism’ – our six week course for TreeHouse tutors, at Ambitious about Autism, ends today. I love working with these inspiring, thoughtful souls. Together we’ve looked at safe, fun and effective yoga content and delivery offering tools to … Continued

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

Chair Yoga for 2nd and 3rd trimester

Standing postures are great for strength, balance and circulation but as baby grows these postures can feel uncomfortable.  The weight of the belly can make the legs feel heavy. Try using a chair for support with some simple modifications for … Continued

‘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

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

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

Is yoga the answer to our mental health problems?

Why is yoga good for our mental health? I believe it’s the cognitive nature of yoga that makes it such an effective tool for our mental health. Of course, the guidance of your GP is imperative but in terms of … Continued