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Category: yoga

Beyond Belief (BBC Radio 4)

A regular topic of discussion in yoga classes: why do we chant?  I hope you enjoy this link to a discussion on Radio 4’s programme: THE POWER OF CHANTING (To […]

Morning retreats at Yanley

Through 2018, I will be offering a space for retreat on Sunday mornings in the Loft at Yanley Court.  Not everyone can commit, or wants to commit, to a retreat […]

Dartmoor Retreat

I am full of gratitude for our restorative weekend on Dartmoor, full of rich learning and spaciousness in the company of a group of open minded and joyous people.  Thank […]

Guided Meditation Offering

(Image found on many websites: artist unknown) Another guided meditation, this time a body scan/relaxation.  I prepared this for a client who lives with pain and has been trying to […]

what is a mandala?

At the end of October, I am taking a group on retreat to Dartmoor.  Hopefully the weather will be kind.  If it isn’t, there will be space to create our […]

what’s on …

Last week, I went to the opening of an art exhibition at the Tobacco Factory.  I wanted to let you have the details so you can be wowed too:

guided meditation

I’ve had an inspiring couple of days teaching reiki and spending time discussing energy.  As well as talking about the principles and application of healing, we discussed the expectations of […]

yoga matters

As we restart the yoga year, please could I request that everyone have their own mat and block.  We use the blocks intermittently but it is usually useful for most […]

Yoga: ideas for the year ahead

We started a new term of yoga and a new theme for the year ahead: the breath, cakras and the seasons.  These ideas will develop as we practice through the […]

Yoga news

Morning All! Last night was the last of the summer sessions.  We’ve been working on hip strength and mobility which also allows knees and ankles to realign.  There have been […]

Too Much Medicine? …

… The Problem of Overtreatment This programme was broadcast in August on Radio 4.  It talks about the effects of screening programmes and advanced diagnostic tools particularly when people without […]

gone fishing

After yoga tonight I am on holiday, returning to work on Wednesday 16 August.  I will be off-line until the Tuesday (15th). If you want to find out any information, […]

Summer Yoga starts tomorrow

Happy August! Yoga starts tomorrow evening, 1900-2030, for five weeks (every Wednesday in August). There are two spaces left tomorrow and plenty on subsequent evenings.  We will be bringing attention […]

Tomorrow: Chanting & Meditation Evening

A reminder that our next chanting & meditation evening is tomorrow.  We will be chanting from the first chapter of the yoga sutras and then sit in shared meditation.  If […]