August 5, 2017

Recently I have had the time to start indulging and exploring my own practice more deeply.  I have been having a break from teaching on a regular basis but will be back soon...

Over the years I have  learnt to accept that my body has its limitations when it comes to for...

March 2, 2017

Spring is just around the corner which means the garden will be in need of some attention and this time of year I get lots of students complaining they have overdone it in the garden and your back will be in need of it too after lots of strained forward bending....

January 26, 2017

Yoga can bring about personal challenges that can give something to aspire to. Yoga can help in the overcoming fears, which can in turn can bring positivity as well as confidence in to your life. It can be fun, as it can bring us back to our childhood, as postures that...

December 1, 2016

Try this simple stretch to ease siactica or tight hamstrings.

Lie on the floor and bend the knee gently in toward the chest. Place a strap on the ball of the foot. Holding the belt in both hands, on an exhalation straighten the leg by pressing the foot into the strap an...

November 10, 2016

The practice of cleansing is considered an essential part of an Ayurvedic lifestyle, with great potential for improved energy, strength, and immunity, as well as a renewed love of life. At its root, an Ayurvedic cleanse improves the strength of agni (the metabolic fire...

October 23, 2016

So I walked into the yoga marina retreat pop up studio room today to join the practice of pranayama led by Gaye, the energy in the room was amazing it felt dynamic, yet subtle a calm rhythmic energy that only a group practising yoga seems to create

There is a dynamic en...

September 22, 2016

Ujjayi pranayama is used in Ashtanga Vinyasa yoga to enhance our Hatha yoga practice and energise body and mind. The breathing is coordinated to the movements.

Ujjayi is translated in English meaning "to become victorious" or "to gain mastery".

The breath gives the prac...

September 6, 2016

Yoga Nidra sessions with GayeMondays 11.45am-12.30 or Wednesdays 8.15-9pm

Yoga Nidra means sleep with a sense of awareness. It is a state of mind between wakefulness and dream. In day to day activities your intellectual mind is in operation, but when you practice Yoga N...