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Posted on 19 October, 2020
A couple of weeks ago I had a tricky week, a change in medication sparked off some considerable physical, emotional and mental discomfort, yet there is always a lesson to be learned when we experience difficulties and challenges. And the lesson has been very profound, indeed so profound that I feel I must share it. One of my teachers taught me to ‘Share your wisdom, not your suffering’ and on the whole I adhere to that teaching. At the moment there is so much suffering being shared on the media that it is impossible to avoid it; maybe even if we switched off everything and lived in our own little bubble some of us would still ‘feel’ the suffering as it is so intense. So when I started to suffer myself that week (no fever, no cough fortunately) I found that every time I became even... more

 

Posted on 18 November, 2019
Poor posture is the cause of approximately 90% of neck and back problems, resulting in weakness in the postural muscle... more
Posted on 30 September, 2019
As the leaves on the trees change colour, and the nights start to draw in, we can feel a sense of transformation happening... more

 

 

Posted on 14 July, 2019
In this fast moving World that we live in, where stress and worry have become such a 'normal' part of life – it is a relief... more

 

Posted on 2 July, 2019
Agni—The Flame Within Agni is the Sanskrit name for 'fire'. In Ayurveda, it refers to all the biological fires that govern... more
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... 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? On... 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

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