“You can be deeply certain, and slightly doubtful. You can be scared and really, really ready.” Danielle Laporte On Sunday I had my first meet up with my Yoga Teacher Training crew. I wish I could say it was a delightful experience and in truth it was a lovely enough day but at the core I…… Continue reading Taking my yoga up a notch
Do I have your attention yet? It sounds a bit kinky but a very innocent post afterall. Snehana is the Sanskrit word for oleation or lubrication – and Sneha expresses a feeling of “stupendous love and immense tenderness” (Maya Tiwari). For years now I had been meaning to introduce daily Abhyanga (warm oil self-massage) but life taking…… Continue reading Self-love in the shower
I’m lucky enough to have extended my summer by a couple of sunny weeks in the South of France but I’m quite aware that after a most glorious summer, Autumn has been knocking at our door early in the UK and other parts of Europe. The change of seasons are taken very seriously in Ayurveda…… Continue reading Time to cleanse
“With access to better information people invariably make better choices for their health” David Wolfe – Food Matters There’s a very good reason why this post is called Choosing Health and that is because it is the exact title for a White Paper the National Health Service (NHS) published in 2004, one that concluded with the…… Continue reading Choosing Health
So we now know that Ayurveda teaches that the world is made up of 5 building blocks, earth, water, fire, air and ether. These elements combine to create 3 mind-body types, called doshas: Air & ether combined form Vata dosha 💨 Water & earth form Kapha dosha 🌳 Fire & water form Pitta dosha 🔥…… Continue reading Know your a, b, c’s
A back to basics post but a much needed one. With all the enthusiasm I have for Ayurveda it is still sometimes problematic for me to explain clearly and simply to newcomers what Ayurveda is, and this of course has to do with just how vast the wisdom of Ayurveda really is and the scope…… Continue reading Ayurveda, what’s that?
Amazing what you can learn on a children’s programme aka how to open your 7 Chakras (click on the link you’ll be surprised)
Whatever you can do, or dream you can do, begin it. Boldness has genius, magic and power in it. Begin it now. Goethe This is me at the beginning of my journey. This week I enrolled into Yoga Teacher Training to start in the Autumn. I also made the brave (at least I think so)…… Continue reading Start-up