Types of Yoga

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february yoga class diary

Creating Space with the Breath A low energy time for me as the stresses of the past few weeks caught up with me, boo! I missed (ignored!) the warning signs my body and brain were sending and it suddenly hit me when I went to rest yesterday afternoon. I was exhausted and in pain and …

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Restorative yoga & live cello workshop

My next workshop takes place on Sunday, February 25th at 4pm. In February, we start to see signs of life returning to nature around us. Let me help you access rest and gently recover your energy with a special 2 hour workshop. To book a space for yourself please click here. I will guide you …

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why practice gratitude?

It’s something you hear all the time isn’t it? Start a gratitude journal, practice gratitude every day, blah blah blah. But why should we practice gratitude? And HOW do we do that? In my experience, this gratitude stuff really works. It’s not a sudden dramatic thing, but gradually, as I’ve looked for something to be …

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What is Restorative Yoga?

Restorative yoga is a powerful practice that supports the body’s natural healing processes. By using props such as blankets, bolsters, and blocks, you are able to find a comfortable and supportive position for each pose, enabling you to hold each posture for longer periods of time. This allows your body to fully relax, release tension, …

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Looking after your mental health in challenging times

How are you? I hope you’re looking after your mental health at the moment. It’s tough to stay grounded and compassionate when the news is full of war. Our nervous systems have barely had a chance to recover from the panic and anxiety of the pandemic when we’re being activated again. The stress hangs around …

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5 easy yoga practices to naturally boost your mood

Recently my students have been asking whether there were any yoga poses to help them boost their mood naturally. There are definitely some poses that are more uplifting energetically and I share some movements below that I hope many people will find easy to do. There are also some breathing practices that can help, so …

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Self love rather than self care for me this week

How are you finding October? It gets very damp here on the coast in Co Kerry, Ireland and at some point the temperature will drop considerably as the leaves drop too. It’s too soon to get excited for Christmas (is it??) so as the nights get longer and we wait for the first storm of …

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Yoga for Yoga

I’ve been doing a lot of research in the past year, looking into the ways yoga can help with various health issues: from sleep problems, to long covid to anxiety. It’s been fascinating and regular yoga practice has an awful lot to offer anyone dealing with those issues. However, I had one of those moments …

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New Term, New Yoga Classes

I’m just listening to the most beautiful podcast from Tara Brach. She’s a fab meditation teacher, maybe you’ve already come across her? This talk is about imperfections in nature and in ourselves, and how we respond to them to increase/reduce our own suffering. There’s an anonymous saying…”Who is unhappy? The one who finds fault.” It’s …

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