10 tips for postnatal recovery

Posted on October 23rd, 2015 by in all-things-yoga blog, latest news, postnatal

from the moment your bundle of joy arrives into your arms, your life as you knew it is never the same. Those first few weeks are a mixture of incredible and exhausting and will probably fly by in a hazy daze as you get to grips with being a parent. you may not get a minute to yourself as your baby needs you 24/7 not to mention the the endless flurry of visitors that all come to meet your new… continue reading »

abdominal separation

Posted on October 21st, 2015 by in latest news, postnatal, womens wellbeing

from teaching yoga to dozens of postnatal ladies I have been shocked to discover how many of them tell me that they don’t know what abdominal separation is or whether they have it. it is worrying to me that ladies are being given the all-clear to exercise at their 6-week check-up without the GP or Health Workers actually even checking whether their abdominals are properly healing. Yet it is this 6-week check that often women rely on as guidance to… continue reading »

problem with yoga

Posted on October 19th, 2015 by in all-things-yoga blog, yoga philosophy

student: “the problem is, I smoke and I drink, will it get in the way of me practising yoga?” teacher: “the problem with yoga is, practising it will get in the way of your smoking and drinking.” The more you practise yoga, the more you will want to. it’s just something that happens. With regular practice you undoubtedly feel the effects on your body, you notice the effects in your posture, how you stand, how you sit. you start to notice your… continue reading »