How to keep joints healthy

Are your joints sore? Is sitting down, getting up, walking up stairs a seesaw of stiffness and pain? When our joints are working we move with relative ease, mainly unaware of our every move. However when our joints are stiff or painful, it is another matter! Getting dressed can be exhausting and we tend to…

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Healthy habits for Autumn: PART ONE

Healthy habits for Autumn Autumn in the season of the Metal element, characterised by the Lungs and Large Intestine meridians that run from the chest, along the arms down and back up, to the opposite side of the nose. The first of the Yin seasons, Autumn signals time to slow down and give ourselves breathing…

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Cold busting home remedy – v.2

Super simple cold busting drink recipe In my post from 2017, I wrote about my recipe to bust colds. I still stand by my fiery adult ginger & garlic brew and kiddie friendly garlic lemonade, they are delicious ‘opera’ on an incredibly effective cold busting theme. Yet here we are at the cusp of Autumn…

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Yoga Nidra: the power of rest

Yoga Nidra The power of rest Ever felt like having a complete break away from it all? We live in a 24/7 culture where being switched on and connected via our phone is king. So addicted, I am like this pretty much day and night! I can email and message clients, text friends,  get online…

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Self care challenge

Self care as a discipline Busy? Tick. How are you sleeping? Waking early feeling rested? When was the last time you walked 10,000 steps daily? How’s the practice/detox/willpower building going? Ok, no more inflammatory questions. We have enough on our plates, so any change is going to be small, manageable and inspiring. Inspiring? Yes. Manageable? Yes.…

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Stay healthy this winter

STAY (as ) HEALTHY (as you can)  THIS WINTER: TIP 1 So my youngest, Florence, has a very bad cold. I am amazed because my family never get ill for longer than a few days, and because, of course, I am a yoga teacher so I should never ever be ill and by rights, that…

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Black bean, Cacao and Rhubarb Superfood Brownies

Here we are on the cusp of Autumn, the last days of Harvest rolling out under warm sun, drizzle and dreich, dark grey and mist and wind, often all in the space of a few hours as the weather flows over our wee island towards Scandinavia. Much like the sap in trees, our energy has…

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