I’d like to introduce you to the concept of “intrinsic equilibrium”. This is the principle that your body’s many systems and its underlying musculature have their own innate perfection and connection. They are designed to be in perfect balance and
Did you know that physical conditions, discomfort and pain can be linked to your emotional state? Maybe you’ve experienced this yourself. If you’ve ever gone through extended periods of emotional/mental stress or anxiety you may have noticed your digestion being
So 2015 has set sail! Perhaps you made some New Year’s resolutions (or took my advice and ignored them and made affirmations instead). Perhaps you set your intention for this year to look after yourself better. To exercise. To move. To
How we get on with particular yoga postures can tell us a lot about ourselves. Your yoga practice can show you how your body, mind and emotions are today – if you’re willing to listen! So, let’s look at Child’s
Does your back hurt? Do you often feel an ache, tension or stiffness in your back? Maybe you wriggle around trying to find a comfortable way to sit. And it’s made worse by sitting all day. It’s never far from
So, once again, it’s the beautiful season of mists and mellow fruitfulness… And, once again, it’s the season of sniffles and lurgies …. Aaatchoo!! The nights are drawing in, the leaves are turning …. and you’ve got ANOTHER cold! Cough,
So, you practise yoga and you love the feeling of stretching out and releasing tightness from your body. You’re noticing that you can bend and move more easily than you used to; you’ve re-established a connection with your breath to enable
Shhh, don’t tell anybody. But I’m not super-bendy-flexible!!! Yes I teach yoga, yes I practise yoga every day, but (whisper it quietly) I’ve still got quite tight hamstrings; back bends challenge me; and my lower back can feel quite stiff.
Have you seen them? Those size 6, unbelievably flexible goddesses of yoga, adorned with mystical tattoos and flowing locks, with a look of serene peace on their faces even though they’re hanging upside down, seemingly balancing on a few fingers?
So, you’ve tried this yoga thing. You’ve experienced the benefits of increased flexibility or relief from back pain. Maybe you’re sleeping better and you feel more relaxed in every day life. Hey, this yoga stuff really works! And now you’re