Now that we’ve reached December it’s that time of year for events filled with indulgent food, drink and desserts that taste amazing… but don’t always leave your digestive system feeling amazing. There’s nothing wrong with treating yourself during this time. Especially when many traditional cakes and dishes only make an appearance on these special DecemberContinue reading “Yoga poses for digestion (after those December feasts)”
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Yin Yoga home practice for flexibility
A beginner- friendly sequence of poses to help you increase your flexibility with a restorative and strengthening practice.
Why yin yoga could be the yoga you need…
If you’ve tried yoga, you may have heard of popular types of yoga like vinyasa yoga, hatha yoga, hot yoga (Bikram yoga) and maybe even novelty styles like goat yoga. But, if you’re new to yoga you may not be as familiar with yin yoga yet. If that is the case, I encourage you keepContinue reading “Why yin yoga could be the yoga you need…”
Do yoga blocks really help?
If you are relatively new to yoga you might be wondering what exactly yoga blocks are and how you use them. Yoga blocks are foam or cork rectangle blocks about the size of a novel. They are used as a prop in yoga to help you stretch deeper into a pose and to act asContinue reading “Do yoga blocks really help?”
How to finally get into that regular yoga practice
If you’ve been following me on social media, I’m sure you’d know by now that I’ve just returned from a long trip traveling Latin America. What you might not know is that I also took a break from yoga whilst I was away. Staying in small hostel rooms, visiting remote towns and with no spaceContinue reading “How to finally get into that regular yoga practice”
5 benefits of spending more time in nature…
Find out why spending more time in nature can provide more than an increase in Vitamin D. It is good for your body and your brain!
How to find that healthy balance during the holiday season
It is officially the holiday season now – end of year parties have begun, gift buying is in full swing, and I personally believe it’s socially acceptable to start playing Mariah Carey’s All I want for Christmas. With all the hype of the holiday season, it can be easy to get caught up in over-doingContinue reading “How to find that healthy balance during the holiday season”
Why touching your toes is not the ultimate goal of yoga
You may never be able to touch your toes in yoga. Not, even after years of a regular practice. And it’s not because you’re not flexible enough or haven’t practiced enough. It could simply be due to reasons out of your control like the length of your legs in comparison to your arms and torso.Continue reading “Why touching your toes is not the ultimate goal of yoga”
Why it’s good to do yoga after your workout
The reasons why yoga is best after a workout and how your body and mind benefits too.
What self-care looks like during stressful times (like lockdown)
Research-based tips to help with stress and anxiety during this pandemic.