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It’s OK to feel unproductive

We're all experiencing a major reorganisation right now. ⠀ The first thing that's changed is our daily routines. While it may seem like a good thing to have variety and 'mix it up', our nervous system craves routine. ⠀ The uncertainty in our environment and the change to our daily routine causes stress. When we're [...]

Four Pillars of Wellbeing

In only a few weeks, the 'Rona has turned many of our lives upside down. The upheaval of our daily routines has lead to feelings of grief, anxiety, fear, disbelief, boredom, frustration, loneliness and depression.  And while we’ve been focused on our hand hygiene and stocking the pantry, our mental health has fallen by the [...]

The brutal truth about Meditation

The brutal truth about meditation from one of my favourite writers, Mark Manson:⠀ ⠀ ⠀“People often lament that they’re ‘not good’ at meditation. ⠀ ⠀There is no getting good. That’s the whole point. ⠀ ⠀You are supposed to suck at it. ⠀ ⠀Just accept the suckage, embrace the suckage. Love the suckage. ⠀ ⠀ When [...]

4 Keys to Emotional Healing

I spent nearly a decade looking outside for the answers to my healing. And while I got some relief from each modality, they all fell short. This was partly due to my expectation that someone else would have all the answers and come to my rescue (so that I could avoid doing the work) and [...]

Gentle Yin Yoga Class with Elsie

This is a 46-minute beginner-friendly Yin Yoga class with Elsie and me. You will need a cushion, blanket or towel. Want to support the studio in tough times? LEAVE A TIP    

The Psoas Muscle and Stress

I had never heard of the Psoas Muscle before I started yoga (pronounced So-Az). Often called a hip flexor, it's the muscle that connects the spine to the legs. It starts around the middle of the torso, runs either side of the spine, sits behind the digestive organs and runs through the front of the [...]

Louise Webster

Favourite pose Hmmm… Just one? Yikes! So many favourites to choose from! Well if you twist my arm, one of my favourite Yin poses is “Snail” (similar to Karnapidasana). Although it can feel a bit awkward, once I immerse myself into the shape and relax into it I am so appreciative of the release and [...]

Evening Yoga to Wind Down

A gentle yoga practice to wind down after a stressful day (23min). You will need a bolster/cushion/rolled-up towel. Ideally, do this near a wall or chair/lounge so you can put your legs up. Enjoy, Monica x Want to support the studio in tough times? LEAVE A TIP