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Taking Care of Yourself in Winter

In winter the daylight hours are much shorter than in summer. Consequently there is less energy for us to absorb ...

5 Benefits of Yoga Every Woman Will Love

"If a woman sits with folded hands in her lap for a few minutes every day and feels she is ...

How To Deal With Negative Emotion : Anger

As human we all have several emotions as integral attribute of our body And anger is one of the most ...

“Opening the body, Opening your heart !”

Breath, Posture, Shoulders, Neck, Spine ? What is the connection ? Could Yoga help ? Wild thing is a celebration ...

Lockdown 2020 – Silver Linings The Yogic Approach

The year 2020 will most certainly be remembered by all who lived through it. It will change many people's lives ...

Relax yourself into wellness- the beautiful gifts of Yin Yoga

April 9, 2018     Karen Lawrence Yin is an increasingly popular style of yoga.  What is it that so many ...

Beyond the Spine – Yoga and Back Pain

If you have back pain, or indeed any other musculoskeletal pain, the first port of call is likely to be ...

Yoga for the Menopause

As I approach my 50 yrs, I am embarking on a new journey, I guess some will say I am ...

Ten things to worry about on your way to a yoga class

Maybe it looks like everyone else just floats along to yoga all chilled and happy.  But I can't believe I'm ...

Yoga and The Universal Sound: Aum

Aum: the sound of the universe Music, sound and chanting are embedded into the art of learning the ancient sacred ...

Lessons Learnt on the Journey to ‘Wind Down Town’

Here comes the weekend!! I have begun to start each Saturday with my pregnancy yoga class – going to one ...

10 Reasons Why You Should do Postnatal Yoga

As a yoga teacher and a new mummy I knew that the instant my baby was born that I wanted to do postnatal ...

What is self-care – and why does it matter?

Anyone who has been to my classes or just spoken to me in general might be able to pick up ...

A new step on the yoga path

Through out history various spiritual teachers have offered teachings that describe how to approach the path of yoga. In the ...

Which Style Best Meets Your Needs?

The huge range in different types of yoga available means there is certainly a style that will suit you, no ...

Sciatica is a pain in the bum!

Sciatica is the name given to any sort of pain caused by irritation or compression of the sciatic nerve. This ...

The key benefits of pregnancy yoga

During your pregnancy, your body undergoes significant changes that prepare you for your baby's development and childbirth. If you're keen ...

The Ujayii Breath

What is the ujjayi breath? The ujjayi breath (ooh-JAH-yee) is translated as the victorious breath. It allows us to breathe ...

Be Kind to Your Ego because it is Your Friend

We often wish each other prosperity at special occasions that mark new beginnings such weddings or when moving home. But ...

Retreat – Revive – Re-Alive!

So you want to go on a retreat.  But do you want to retreat?  What is the first thought that ...

The Headstand, the King of Yoga, say what?

The headstand (Shirshasana) is often referred to as the king of all yoga poses. So, what is so royal and ...

Autumn Reflections

The equinox on the 23rd of September, made way for the season of change to come upon us. Autumn is ...

The Importance of balance in an Ayurvedic ‘foodstyle’.

I dislike the word diet; in fact I’d go as far to say I loathe it. In today’s society it ...

A Mindful Way to Wellbeing

A Mindful Way to Wellbeing with yoga and Mindfulness Take an active role in your health and happiness with Lisa ...

What Happens When You Mix it up?

The summer has flown by, and as we head into the season of falling leaves and colors on the mountains, ...

Big Dog Little Dog – Yoga with your child

The Big Dog Little Dog Yoga class was born out of a request on Facebook. On the Harpenden parents’ group ...

Pranayama

Since I completed my yoga teacher training in May 2012 in Peru I have done a daily pranayama practice. Pranayama ...

My Vision Sun Salutation

1st posture Photo> pray to Sun for divine nectar time: early morning Sun rising time Performed by touching the ground ...

The Art of Balance!

“Praise and blame, gain and loss, pleasure and sorrow may come and go like the wind. Happiness comes if you ...

Yoga and Sports Performance

  With the London Olympics currently in full swing, it seems a good time to discuss the many benefits of ...