Beginner’s

Yoga is the motivation and the reward

If we treat exercise as a chore, it will always end up at the bottom of our 'to do' list beneath the pile of ironing. Life is hard enough already. Between trying to eat our vegetables, drinking enough water, getting enough sleep, taking our vitamins, paying the bills, there's not much time for pleasure and [...]

How Anxiety Shows Up in the Body

Anxiety is so much more than feeling worried. Some people experience physical sensations; for others, anxiety affects their emotions more than their body. How anxiety shows up in the body: racing heart racing mind difficulty breathing headaches muscle tension insomnia knots/butterflies in the stomach sweating shaking lump in throat/difficulty swallowing irritability impatience/easily frustrated nervousness quick [...]

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 benefits of a regular yoga practice

Here are real stories from real people who practice yoga on a regular basis. Lucinda "I have pain and stiffness often and my best protection is to practice yoga." Jim "Yoga sets me up for the day, I feel more energised and better able to deal with people". Joe "I'm a [...]

How Yoga Works

The thing I love about teaching yoga is seeing the transformations in people. Practice diligently for 12 months and it will change your life. But the question I get asked the most is "How exactly does it work"? What makes yoga so life changing compared to Pilates or the gym? Firstly, the yoga poses are [...]

Downward Facing Dog – old dog new tricks

Many people have a love/hate relationship with Downward Facing Dog. It's the nemesis of beginners and can challenge seasoned practitioners for years. People are often surprised when I tell them that I find Down Dog hard. In my opinion, it ranks up there with Warrior 1 and Upward Facing Dog as a technically challenging pose. It's [...]

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