Change is difficult for humans. We place ourselves in the past or the future instead of that tricky present moment of in-betweenness. Yoga has a lot to teach us here.
Category Archives: Mindfulness and meditation
Mindful Summer walk
Here’s a really simple way to bring yourself into the present moment, ease stressful or anxious thoughts, and enjoy the beauty that can always be found around you.
Are negative thoughts taking over? Try this gratitude meditation to bring balance and positivity.
The power of pranayama
I’ve been spending more time working with my breath recently, revisiting familiar pranayama practices and exploring new ones. It’s been a wonderful reminder of the power of breathing for shifting energy, changing thought patterns, and finding balance and calm. And I’m enjoying hearing my beginner students’ reflections and reactions as they explore how breath affects their bodies and their state of mind too.
In praise of feet
Oh our poor, neglected feet! We only notice them when something goes wrong but they do an amazing job for both body and mind. Here’s a reminder of why we should pay more attention to our feet and some ideas about how to do so.
How yoga therapy taught me to ride a bike and find my inner strength
I enrolled on a yoga therapy course to relax and recharge my batteries but I gained so much more than that. Here’s what I learnt about my yoga practice and myself.