10 ways to improve your sleep

Posted on March 16th, 2018 by in all-things-yoga blog, womens wellbeing

our modern, interconnected world causes a lot of stress and anxiety.  Busy schedules, work demands, and family obligations can make it difficult to settle down during the night. The release of tension and stress before bed can help you fall asleep and stay asleep so that you can get a full seven to eight hours of rest. Indeed lack of sleep has been linked to problems with mental health.  So here we’ve put together a list to help you find… continue reading »

drink your greens. a review of lean greens

Posted on December 14th, 2017 by in all-things-yoga blog, food and nutrition

Eating well and ensuring you get enough nutrients every day can sometimes be a challenge. I have always tried to make sure that I support my liver as best as possible because  I know that it supports my hormone health, immunity and general energy levels. I’ve always been a big fan of including green superfoods to my diet because they are an easy, quick and convenient way to pack in the daily necessary nutrients. I recently have been using Lean… continue reading »

1-month liver-boost plan

Posted on December 14th, 2017 by in all-things-yoga blog, food and nutrition

This one-month programme emphasises abundance and vitality from a natural whole food diet and held you ‘unburden’ your liver. It’s the job of your liver and kidneys to remove impurities from your body. They do this pretty darn well. Some people argue that detoxing is a myth because toxins are an inevitable part of life and the human body has the natural mechanism to detoxify itself. However, it is sometimes helpful to give the system a helping hand, especially because we are living… continue reading »

yogic shopping list

Posted on December 14th, 2017 by in all-things-yoga blog, food and nutrition

A yoga student of mine recently asked if I had any recommendations for meal ideas for a more ‘yogic’ diet. To which I replied, hmm……well, there is plenty written about ‘yogic diet’ within classical yogic scripture and it’s commentary. As a general rule, foods that are ‘light’ and ‘pure’ and thus easy on the digestive system could be considered as yogic. If you’re looking to expand your yogic meal repertoire it’s helpful to get your cupboards well stocked. Here are some ideas… continue reading »

10 signs that you need a yoga retreat

Posted on December 7th, 2017 by in all-things-yoga blog, latest news, yoga retreats

1 you don’t have enough time you’ll never have ‘enough time’. You need to make time. Your wellbeing depends on it! With constant stimulation and sensory overload, we keep ourselves busy  and scatter our time and energy thinly. We over invest in socializing which can be draining. It not only depletes us financially, but physically, emotionally and mentally. But there comes a time to say No. Sometimes we need to force ourselves to stop and slow down in order to move forward… continue reading »

why a 1-2-1 yoga session is ideal for you

Posted on December 7th, 2017 by in all-things-yoga blog, latest news

1-2-1 yoga is an ideal way to experience the benefits of yoga. Private, couple or group tailor-made tuition is the best way to meet your needs, intentions and your timetable. I have taught 1-2-1 yoga for many years to a range of diverse clients with different needs. One thing that’s for certain, is that the 1-2-1 context provides an optimal framework for effective results. I always take a student focused approach and make sure to adapt the tempo, intensity and level… continue reading »

a UK yoga retreat provides the best kind of exhaustion

Posted on August 2nd, 2017 by in all-things-yoga blog

a UK yoga retreat is becoming an increasingly popular gettaway experience. Each year, more and more people are choosing to add a yoga retreat or two into their annual calendar. I’ve known some guests to book into a yoga retreat every season or every few months. This is because a yoga retreat is able to provide deeper and longer lasting levels of rest and rejuvenation than any other kind of weekend gettaway, even more so than a spa break could ever… continue reading »

teaching yoga at wilderness festival 2017

Posted on July 20th, 2017 by in all-things-yoga blog, latest news

yoga with tammy wilderness festival  ‘slow flow yoga for everyone’   friday  4th Aug morning 08:15-09:15 AM saturday 5th Aug evening 18:00-19:00   @ main yoga tent, The Sanctuary, Wilderness   I’ll be teaching a cool flow sequence from the real flow yoga teacher training yoga aligns you with the flow of life~ so this will be a yoga class that helps you unwind tensions from lugging around a backpack, the aches from sleeping in a tent, the heaviness from… continue reading »

yoga and the menopause: ‘the change’ doesn’t need to be complicated

Posted on March 17th, 2017 by in womens wellbeing

getting through the menopause by Deborah Clark, Yoga Teacher & Research Masters in Sports and Exercise   the menopause, a.k.a. ‘the change’, is something that all women will inevitably go through. it’s defined as “no menstruation, a cessation of the menses, for twelve months” (Treloar, 1967). the onset of the menopause transition (perimenopause) is recognised by changes in menstruation (periods may become irregular, heavier or lighter) plus an array of accompanying side-effects such as mood swings depression hot flushes insomnia urinary or… continue reading »

modules

Posted on February 28th, 2017 by in teacher training

Module 1: Instinct Module – the body-mind 26th Aug – 9th Sep 2017 Surf Maroc, Tagazhout, Morocco module description This module focuses on the experience of yoga to awaken the intelligence within your instincts. You will delve deep into our own experience of yoga and meditation within a n immersive retreat environment. This includes all aspects of the 8-limbs of yoga; yoga ethics, postures, breathing techniques retreating inward of the senses, concentration and meditation and the exploration of the notion of… continue reading »