So you think you know Yoga?

So you think you know Yoga?

When I began my Yoga teacher training course, one of the first written tasks we were asked to do was to list definitions of Yoga, both our own and other people’s. This was a fascinating experience for me as someone who thought she knew Yoga, but had just...
My Top Ten Highlights from 2017

My Top Ten Highlights from 2017

I am sitting here at my living room table, wrapped in blankets and thick slipper socks (a wonderful Christmas gift from my eldest son), sore, runny nose, headache and sore throat, feeling very sorry for myself after a day of exhausted ill-feeling. I have watched a lot...
Letting Go with love

Letting Go with love

My baby left today, again. 3 months ago we took him to Heathrow Airport to see him off to Seattle where he is studying for the 3rd year of his degree. I was a blubbering mess as we waved him off at the departure gate, feeling quite distraught at his leaving to go so...
On getting the right amount of sleep…

On getting the right amount of sleep…

I remember nights alone with a bottle of wine, struggling to keep my eyes open as I poured myself another glass of wine, seeing two bottles where there was only really one, unable to go to bed until I had emptied the bottle and drunk it’s contents.  My body would...
Becoming a better You through Yoga

Becoming a better You through Yoga

A few months ago, a big Hollywood name who was one of the men accused of sexual assault following the Harvey Weinstein revelations announced he was checking into a rehab centre where Yoga was offered in the hope that Yoga would make him a better person. This was...
Reflecting on Being 45

Reflecting on Being 45

I am writing to you today from a gypsy caravan in the middle of the Brecon Beacons in south wales. This is my birthday gift to myself, 2 days of solitude, walking, writing, reading and being surrounded by nature. I had hoped for yoga as well, but the caravan is very...
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