Retreat Announcement: Women’s Spring Revival Retreat 2020

Women’s Spring Revival Retreat Bank Holiday Weekend May 8th-10th 2020 Lewes, UK A weekend of Yoga, meditation, relaxation, movement, wellness workshops, therapies, nutritional know-how, seasonal health tips, good company, time for you, a beautiful venue, delicious food and so much more. Hosted by Emma, Bridget and Georgie Newlyn, this unique retreat is an opportunity to […]

Dairy Free Birthday Cake

When it comes to issues like dairy intolerance or IBS, many people are unable to consume those traditional favourites like an ice cream at the beach or a slice of birthday cake, without seriously paying for it later… This cake is an easy go-to option for anyone intolerant to dairy, whilst also being genuinely delicious, […]

Simple Wild Garlic & Walnut Pesto (v)

April is a wonderful time to get outside and explore the abundance of Spring herbs and plants flourishing right now. The UK is full of greenery during these months of ample sun and rain, from detoxifying cleavers and dandelion to Alexanders and today’s featured ingredient of wild garlic or Ramsons as it’s also known. Wild garlic […]

Calm Cookies (vegan)

If a busy schedule, work deadlines or a general sense of underlying anxiety are leaving you feeling less-than-relaxed, this blend of mood-boosting, deeply calming, hormone-balancing ingredients could lend a helping hand. Even better news is that it all comes in the form of cookies! Chamomile tea is traditionally sipped at bedtime or when you’re in […]

Spring Digestive Tea

It’s common to feel a little sluggish and heavy at the beginning of Spring (after all, we’ve just made it through a long and dark Winter, with heavier meals and perhaps more time indoors), and this is often reflected in the workings of the digestive system. To give the body and mind a helping hand, […]

Blog Roundup: January, February + March

Catch up on the blog posts I’ve written for YogaMatters over the past couple of months, and send on to someone who might benefit from reading!   Ekagrata & Essentialism: 5 Steps To Focussing The Mind  ∇ Using Kapha Season To Build Strength In Mind, Body & Immunity  ∇ A Day In The Life Of […]

Springtime Parsley & Basil Pesto

As we welcome the Spring Equinox this week, it seems appropriate to make something green and full of life. The beginnings of Spring are very much a transitional time  of the year in terms of living with nature. After the heaviness and hibernation of Winter, it’s important to recognise whether there’s a need to re-set […]

Bloat-No-More Sauteed Fennel & Spinach

If you often experience bloating, it can be frustrating to locate the cause of the issue when it crops up (or rather, blows up at the most inconvenient times….). Raw foods, certain nutrients or intolerances, eating quickly, and particularly stress and improper breathing can all cause bloating and discomfort. Thankfully, there are a few natural […]

2019 Retreat Reveal! : Women’s Spring Revival Retreat

Take a look below at a brand new retreat date for 2019! Hosted by myself and my mother (also a yoga & meditation teacher, as well as qualified hypnotherapist and counsellor), this is a weekend to reawaken your zest for life, experience some very special empowering workshops, and be immersed in an all-inclusive weekend of […]

Ayurveda Inspired Seasonal Self-Care | Summer: Pitta Season

Although the term ‘pitta dosha’ might sound like something you’d order at a restaurant with a side of chips, it actually refers to a type of person, and the various mind-body qualities that person displays. Ayurveda, a.k.a the ‘science of life’ or ‘knowledge of longevity’, uses the dosha system to determine each person’s prakriti. Prakriti […]