Birth plans – covering all options →

Birth plans – covering all options

Okay, so now that the bump’s in full view it’s making you a shining beacon for women who want to tell you the worst birth stories ever. How about some good news?

There is a lot you can do to help bring about a natural, calm and easier birth.

Many women birth in hospitals avoiding any medication and medical intervention unless medically necessary. Its all about following the natural rhythms of labour, understanding how their body works and trusting their body.… Read more

Posted on September 24, 2014

Increase your Mental Focus →

Increase your Mental Focus

September is full of change, with added work loads and increased responsiblities it’s important to to keep your mind focused on the tasks ahead.  Taking ten or twenty minutes out for a yoga practice isn’t just aimed at staying slim, flexible or more grounded it also boosts your brain function.

After a yoga practice, you are better able to focus your mental resources, process information quickly, more accurately, hold and update pieces of information more effectively.… Read more

Posted on September 12, 2014

Feel lighter & brighter with our gentle Yoga poses →

Feel lighter & brighter with our gentle Yoga poses

There are fundamental ways restorative yoga helps you feel lighter, your limbs feel stretched and your skin is brighter

When we’re completely relaxed, our body’s nervous system kicks in. This fundamentally helps the body to eliminate toxins, detox and cleanse the body.

Yoga strengthens the immune system, tones the body, boosts energy levels and is good for the heart, liver, kidney and digestive organs.  Unlike most other fitness regimes, You should feel more energised, calm and stretched straight away.… Read more

Posted on September 11, 2014

Boost your way into Autumn →

Boost your way into Autumn

It takes some time for our body to catch up with seasonal adjustments. It takes care & attention to help our bodies transition through the season giving us the energy to gracefully skip through to spring!! Bring on the wooly jumpers, hearty soups, roaring fires & a good pinot noir!

Let’s get ready to embrace the season ahead with a regular yoga practice and incorporate the following elements to help ease the transition along: energize, detox, heat and restore.… Read more

Posted on September 3, 2014

Split lentil Dahl →

Split lentil Dahl

Our final recipe this week is a bit of a treat, it looks like a lot of work but once the steps are broken down it is a piece of cake! Split lentil Dahl with coriander and lime coconut milk, courgette spelt flat breads and beetroot hummus.

Packed full of delicious and nutritious treats! Lentils are an amazing source of fibre, iron and protein, beetroot is another great source of fibre, vitamins and minerals.… Read more

Posted on August 29, 2014

The what, how & why of Vinyasa Flow Yoga →

The what, how & why of Vinyasa Flow Yoga

What is Vinyasa Yoga?
Vinyasa is a dynamic style that uses a progressive series of postures accompanied by breathing exercises. One movement flows into the next in a calm rhythm. The word “vinyasa” means breath synchronized by movement often called “vinyasa flow” because the poses flow together with the in and out of the breath.

Enjoy this 30 minute video: The perfect practice for beginners

Why Vinyasa Yoga?

Detoxify & Purify Yourself: Although we emit impurities & eliminate toxins through our blood, kidneys & skin our lungs also play a vital role in this process.… Read more

Posted on August 29, 2014