Tag Archive for yoga

Start your day the yogic way

If mornings aren’t really your thing, read my latest article for Local Secrets about creating a wake-up routine using yoga poses and philosophy.  Happy waking!                                                                

When age (really is) just a number

I’d like to introduce you to one of my role models – Tao Porchon-Lynch.  Named the world’s oldest yoga teacher by Guinness World Records, at 95, she is a practising yoga teacher (despite hip surgery in her 80s) and dancer. Her philosophy of life is incredibly optimistic and inspiring. She has a number of mantras including: This is going to…

Mind your edge

Recently, in the yoga class I attend, our teacher has been talking about ‘edges’. She uses these as a metaphor to talk about going consciously, rather than mindlessly, into a posture. Edges are the point where one starts to notice a slight change in the body or muscles; a slight stretch. It is at this point that the posture can…

Indian Wellness Centre – Saturday 30th November

Visit the Indian Wellness Centre, 1-3 Church Street in Ross-on-Wye on Saturday the 30th of November. The centre is celebrating its opening day between 10 and 5, where there will be FREE yoga and meditation classes (booking essential) throughout the day. There will also be a range of therapies available for a small donation. I will be providing 20 minute…

Inspirational yoga!

I recently took up yoga classes again; I came across this video the other day and this is partly where the idea to take it up again came from. I thought, if she can do it, there’s no excuse for me. I found it truly inspirational – what an amazing lady! So if you’re new to yoga and are thinking…