Mother Nurture

Pregnancy Yoga 1 – Creating Your Nest

Creating Your Nest All you need to get started with pregnancy yoga at home is space for your mat. You don’t even need to have a mat yet – just set aside the space and start planning what will go in to it. Ideally your nest needs to be somewhere you can go where you… Continue reading Pregnancy Yoga 1 – Creating Your Nest

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Pregnancy Yoga 10 – Side Lying Relaxation

Once you are more than 28 weeks pregnant, the safest position for relaxation or go to sleep is on your side, either left or right. This is because when you lie on your back, the weight of the baby (and placenta, and amniotic fluid) can compress the vena cava, an important blood vessel which returns… Continue reading Pregnancy Yoga 10 – Side Lying Relaxation

A Space to Be, Separate Together Retreat

Permission to Stop – Free Booklet

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

A Space to Be, Separate Together Retreat

Going In and Out

You may be surprised to see just how many bolsters we actually have here at our disposal. Well, they have all been acquired so that I might create very cosy, inviting and supported spaces for the practice of yoga.  At my restorative yoga workshops I like to provide all participants with two bolsters and plenty… Continue reading Going In and Out

A Space to Be, Separate Together Retreat

Planting Your Spring Garden

For the Garden of Your Daily LivingPlant three rows of PEAS:1. Peace of mind2. Peace of heart3. Peace of soulPlant four rows of SQUASH:1. Squash gossip2. Squash indifference3. Squash grumbling4. Squash selfishnessPlant four rows of LETTUCE:1. Lettuce be faithful2. Lettuce be kind3. Lettuce be patient4. Lettuce really love one anotherNo garden is without TURNIPS:1. Turnip… Continue reading Planting Your Spring Garden