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”

East Meets West Springtime Tea

One of my favourite things about working with ancient Ayurveda and modern wellness, is that when you combine the best of both, magic starts to happen. This simple tea recipe combines locally picked herbs native to the UK, with Ayurvedic staples like cinnamon, cardamom and fennel seed.  Just as with Ayurveda and holistic health, there’sContinue reading “East Meets West Springtime Tea”

Interview with YogaLondon

The lovely Poppy from Yoga London interviewed me recently for their blog, and as well as chatting about the need to ‘practice’ relaxing, and our shared love of creativity and knitting, we explored self-care practices for getting through lockdown, tips on taking break from screens, the importance of mentorship in yoga teacher training, and overcomingContinue reading “Interview with YogaLondon”

Easy A-B-C Juice To Flush The Liver & Remove Excess Heat

As we transition from Winter to Spring, the sense of coldness we may have felt over the last few months begins to ‘melt’ with growing warmer days. As we start to feel the Winter stiffness softening in the joints and muscles perhaps becoming more relaxed, the various bugs and bacteria within us can start toContinue reading “Easy A-B-C Juice To Flush The Liver & Remove Excess Heat”

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”