All Summer long I have been fascinated by the beautiful wild roses that grow in our hedge and in hedgerows all around us (rosa rugosa). They are so fabulous and bright but also quite fleeting. One moment they are in full bloom and the next I find all the petals on the floor. It is… Continue reading Dropping the Last Petal
Join us here in Shilbottle for yoga, massage and quiet retreats in our Airbnb accommodation. Just a few miles from the beach, we have beautiful sea views, open countryside, big skies and a well equipped yoga studio with underfloor heating.
Established in 2009, our mission has always been to create a space for yoga, wellbeing and quiet retreats – a space to ‘just be’.
For me, freedom arises from an unshakable connection to the space inside me where I feel most connected to my felt sense of what is right and true. Today I am sharing a simple yoga practice, which I hope might help us arrive at this place. In this practice, we first explore the breath while… Continue reading Simple Yoga for Freedom
Have you ever considered your own internal weather? I suspect there have been days you felt your disposition was sunny and bright, and other days you have been heavy with dark clouds and ready to explode with thunder and lightning - I am sure that can't be just me! I woke up this morning to a light dusting of snow here in Shilbottle. It was a fantastic reminder of our famously unpredictable weather - a little flurry of Winter in the middle of an otherwise blossoming Spring.
Today I wish to celebrate 'Mothering' as a force to be reckoned with in. Mothering is a skill and a set of attributes. To mother well we must set fierce boundaries for ourselves and others.To mother well we must take care of ourselves - as the old saying goes, we cannot pour from empty cups.To… Continue reading Mothering Sunday 2021
Sunday 7 March, 7.30-9.00pm, via zoom. "Spring tides - finding balance within the context of extremes." This will be a predominantly floor based practice working with postures to facilitate the natural 'tides' of our breath. We will relax deeply for a feeling of ease and practice several variations of alternate nostril breathing for a sense of balance (beginner friendly).