Yoga Luxe Blog Post: Un-doing Fear & Stress Through Backbends

I have recently joined the wonderful Kirsty Norton at Yoga Luxe to contribute to the monthly blog. Yoga Luxe offers beautiful Yoga gifts, and works with charities in India to ensure each gift gives back to those who helped create it.  For this month’s blog post on how we can literally un-do stress and fearContinue reading “Yoga Luxe Blog Post: Un-doing Fear & Stress Through Backbends”

Practice: Ashta Chandrasana Variation (Preparation For Urdvha Dhanurasana)

Many of us have one or two postures that are relatively simple, yet due to our individual anatomy, it seems ‘impossible’ to practice with any comfort whatsoever…. Take Gomukhasana for example: this posture looks quite accessible from the outside, but it’s often incredibly uncomfortable and even out of the question for a lot of people,Continue reading “Practice: Ashta Chandrasana Variation (Preparation For Urdvha Dhanurasana)”

Practice: Parsvottanasana (Intense Side Stretch)

‘Parsva’ = Side / Flank   ‘Ut’ = Intense   ‘Tan’ = To stretch or extend Opening the sides of the body offers us a doorway into a deeper expansion of – and connection to – the breath. From our physical asana practice, and the practice of pranayama, we know that whatever situation we find ourselves inContinue reading “Practice: Parsvottanasana (Intense Side Stretch)”

MINDFUL MONDAY – Feet First

Consisting of just over 25% of the human body’s bones, 2,700 nerve endings, and the power to influence the health of our whole body, the foot is much more essential to our wellbeing than we give it credit for.  Our feet carry us around all day, and as we know – it isn’t just what weContinue reading “MINDFUL MONDAY – Feet First”