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).
A simple sequence to learn at home and take with you into the Great Outdoors. It is based on the rhythm of a traditional sun salutation.
When a friend of mine recently told me that her life felt ‘squelchy’ I was able to resonate. A habit we have maintained as a family since the start of our first lockdown is to go out each day for a local walk. We have managed to sustain this consistently and in all weathers, but… Continue reading Squelching Through January
I have edited and compiled some of my posts from last year into a PDF booklet. It contains thirty eight printable pages with practice ideas, words of encouragement and favourite poems. Less an instruction manual and more a friendly companion on your mat, I hope this booklet may support you in continuing or renewing a daily… Continue reading Permission to Stop – Free Booklet
I observe this oak tree from my window all year round, silhouetted today by a spectacular Shilbottle sunrise. In the Spring, her sap is rising, leaves are budding and she is coloured with dense green leaves. In Summer children gather around her, climbing into her boughs and leaping off into piles of straw. In Autumn… Continue reading My Guru Tree