Everybody’s free to wear Sunscreen

Earlier this year I was chatting with my mum about the scene in Shirley Valentine where Milandra the daughter comes back home to live and expects her mum to pick up just as things were before….Milandra: “Ah mam, make us a hot chocolate and bring it up to...

Stopped in my tracks

Have you ever read a line in a book that has literally stopped you in your tracks? Today, this is what I read “There is no one who will care as much about you as you” It is quoted in a book called “Move without Pain” by Martha Peterson and the...

Fasten your seatbelts

I don’t know why but for some reason as we move through December and hurtle towards the New Year I have an image of an aeroplane banking around ready to descend for landing, bringing the end of this 365 day journey to a close. I’m sticking with all things...

Our Bodies are like Gardens

It may or may not come as a surprise to you when I say we need to take care of ourselves. We need to tend to our minds and bodies like we would a garden and just like a garden if we don’t want it to become overgrown and out of control, it needs regular...

Sometimes I make myself LOL! (Laugh out Loud)

It’s been a few weeks since I wrote my last blog and just like for many, a lot has happened. There is nothing like the illness of a loved one to give you a shake to re-evaluate your life. Illness strips life down to it’s most raw, real and vulnerable...

Are you listening?

You might be surprised or not to learn that our bodies need care and attention. They require movement, rest, hydration and healthy nourishment in order to help us do the things we ask of it. I often think most folks out there take more care of their cars and for...

Going down for a long stretch…..

The public gallery was standing room only and as I sat in the dock at Lincoln Crown Court, it felt as if all eyes were on me. My barrister had made representations on my behalf and with a beating heart I awaited the Judges sentencing remarks. His Honour Judge Michael...

Reasons to Retreat 1,2,3…….

Last weekend I had a working weekend away at Champney’s Springs Spa resort. I already teach three classes there each week, but every month they also arrange for teachers to go in and offer extra classes to Guest Present. I was able to offer my style of yoga to...

Why Practise with me?

  It’s not often I sing my own praises but this recent testimonial explains why coming to one of my classes is so beneficial. I’m sharing it because I sigh when I see that almost all imagery of Yoga in magazines, online and on TV is often of very bendy,...

Keeping it Real

I used to love the Fast Show where Jesse used to say “This week I’ll be mostly…………” for me this week I have been mostly feeling……… unsettled……………Is it the solstice? Lots of people I have spoken to...

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