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
In restorative yoga practice we use props to support the body in positions of comfort and ease, to facilitate stillness. After even just a few minutes of this supported stillness it is possible to feel a deep sense of relief.
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
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).
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