Using The Principles Of ‘Hygge’ To Help Us Slow Down In January

The first week back to work, school and ‘normal’ life after Christmas can be a bit of a shock to the system. Especially if the festive period was busy for you, it’s common to feel stressed and tired in January, which is why this isn’t the best month for making New Years resolutions! As weContinue reading “Using The Principles Of ‘Hygge’ To Help Us Slow Down In January”

Simple Strategies For More Motivated Mornings

If you want to adopt positive, healthy new year habits this January, the challenge often lies not in the action itself, but in the motivation to do it. Whether you want to start running, practicing yoga more often, eating healthily or engaging in creative activities each day, the mindset we approach these habits with determinesContinue reading “Simple Strategies For More Motivated Mornings”

Sweet Fennel Spring Smoothie Recipe

There are pros and cons when it comes to smoothies. In some cases they can cause bloating, and if you’re adding lots of fruit and sweeteners, you could be consuming way more sugar than with a regular meal. The really GOOD part of this smoothie however, is that it’s low sugar & packed with seasonalContinue reading “Sweet Fennel Spring Smoothie Recipe”

The Ayurvedic Oil-Pulling Guide

Oil pulling is an ancient technique that remains highly relevant and effective today. Before the invention of plastic toothbrushes, cleaning the mouth was a longer (and possibly more effective) process of using oils, herbal sticks, and medicated mouth washes. Today, oil pulling has become a popular practice amongst those studying holistic health practices, with theContinue reading “The Ayurvedic Oil-Pulling Guide”

Pickled Wild Garlic & Dandelion

A super easy springtime recipe to help you reconnect to nature! Once you’re able to identify plants like wild garlic, nettles, primrose, dandelion and purple dead nettle (amongst many others!) the Springtime landscape truly transforms. Our ancestors would’ve known the edible plants around them, where they grew, and the best time to pick them. Now,Continue reading “Pickled Wild Garlic & Dandelion”

Seasonal Chicory & Beetroot Salad Recipe. PLUS, Why Bitter Foods Are Essential Right Now

Eating seasonally is something humans have done without even thinking about it for thousands of years – it wasn’t until the 1960s that supermarkets sold avocados! Now however, with aisles of food from across the world, it takes only minutes to grab tropical fruits, coffee, rice, and chocolate from across the world, that would beContinue reading “Seasonal Chicory & Beetroot Salad Recipe. PLUS, Why Bitter Foods Are Essential Right Now”

Healthy Red Velvet Cake

Yes, you really can have cake for breakfast! Completely gluten free, free of flour and refined sugar, and full of healthy ingredients. Whip this up for luxurious yet totally healthy dessert, or keep it in the fridge to slice and devour throughout the week. If you don’t consume eggs, try using 2 tbsp apple pureeContinue reading “Healthy Red Velvet Cake”

Spiced Apple Chutney

What could be more Autumnal than cooking with apples? As so many of my students know I love cooking, I often receive lots of apples when October arrives, and this spiced apple chutney recipe is where some of the first batch were thrown straight in to! Chutneys traditionally contain herbs and spices that increase agniContinue reading “Spiced Apple Chutney”

New Online Class: Restorative Yoga – Hips & Hamstrings Focus

This half-hour class is a gentle restorative sequence focussing on releasing tightness in the hips and hamstrings, relaxing the nervous system, and letting go of tension by using relaxing breathing patterns. You’ll need a blanket, a bolster or 2 pillows, and a yoga belt / towel / dressing gown cord. Enjoy!

New 15 Minute Morning Yoga Practice: Energy & Strength

Even as life starts getting busier, it’s more important than ever to schedule in some you-time. A morning yoga practice is a great way to re-set and rebalance your circadian rhythms (the sleep / wake cycle), boost circulation, enhance digestion and metabolism, improve the health of the lymphatic system, and is a powerful way toContinue reading “New 15 Minute Morning Yoga Practice: Energy & Strength”