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Posted on 22 May, 2019
So many yoga enthusiasts tell me about their challenges in doing a regular meditation or yoga practice. Despite our best intentions, many of us find that life can get in the way, or we get distracted, and our practice is the first thing to suffer. As an example, here’s a typical morning in my house... My alarm goes off. It’s nice and early and I have great intentions of having a refreshing spiritual morning of yoga, meditation and a healthy Ayurvedic breakfast before walking mindfully to work. Fast forward 90 minutes, and I’m rushing to leave the house, a bit flustered and barely having time for a quick shower and bite of breakfast. What got in the way? Well, a few WhatsApp messages, some essential Facebook posting and a bit of cleaning… and my meditation has faded into the dust of time... more
Posted on 29 March, 2019
I went from a ground-breaking 20 year career in engineering to a Dru Yoga teacher quite seamlessly. There weren't many women... more
Posted on 27 March, 2019
A car accident left 35 year old Jess Ward from Bradford in despair with severe back pain for 3 years.  “The side effects... more
Posted on 18 November, 2018
For many years we have explored the multitude of the physical benefits of yoga, and of course, the very calming effects of... more
Posted on 6 November, 2018
I'm not a ‘size 8 with skimpy shorts and a 6-pack’ kinda girl… In fact I’m a curvy lass of size 18. And, shocking as it may... more
Posted on 1 November, 2018
Can you be a yogi and have money? Over the years there seems to developed a stigma that money and yoga are mutually... more
Posted on 15 October, 2018
Balance in times of change  Part 2 - Moving into faith In my previous blog we touched on how attachment to our emotions... more
Posted on 17 September, 2018
Balance in times of change Part 1 - The path of equanimity Change can be really exciting - a time of new energy, new... more
Posted on 1 August, 2018
  One of the most famous sequences that everyone knows, across all styles of yoga, is Surya Namaskara. Why?... more
Posted on 11 May, 2018
I always experience an upsurge of joy when I see signs of spring, especially after a harsh winter. I’ve been asking myself... more
Posted on 29 March, 2018
Knowing which fats and oils to eat (and which to avoid) has become ever more confusing. There have been so many different... more
Posted on 29 March, 2018
Did you know there's such a thing as waking up at the perfect time each morning for your unique constitution (dosha)?... more
Posted on 29 March, 2018
Take time to relax and centre your body and mind. You can use this short, 20 minute meditation to find a place of deep... more
Posted on 12 March, 2018
Brain health is definitely the topic of the day. With the number of people with dementia in the UK forecast to rise to... more
Posted on 31 January, 2018
For most of us, a long day on our feet or concentrating on a computer screen can leave us feeling drained and exhausted.... more
Posted on 25 January, 2018
What if your mind could reach the shores of your body and turn your consciousness inward,  to explore the true experience of... more
Posted on 18 January, 2018
Keeping on track with your goals and resolutions is a powerful way to ensure you have a great life in the upcoming months... more
Posted on 14 January, 2018
Chandra Goswami introduces you to Ayurveda's cellular health - literally, from the inside out!  Some of... more
Posted on 2 January, 2018
For many of us it’s been a challenging year. We’ve seen political turmoil, economic uncertainty and environmental... more
Posted on 4 June, 2017
When humanity sets out to create unity the results are awesome. In fact when you look at the statistics, 99% of the world is... more
Posted on 25 May, 2017
I spent two months at the Dru Yoga Centre in Snowdonia, Wales and I can say those two months were life changing… As a... more

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