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Bending backwards for Yoga: 7 great tips →

Bending backwards for Yoga: 7 great tips

Backbends. You may love them, fear them or avoid them. But done safely they have many benefits not limited to keeping a healthy spine. In preparation for my backbending workshop (experience of yoga necessary), I have put these tips together to help your practice blossom.

  1. Backbends require open quads (the muscles on the front of the thighs) and hip flexors.  High and low lunges are a good warm-up, so are poses like Warrior 1 and Warrior 2 that strengthen the legs and open the hips; try incorporating them into your sun salutations.
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Posted on January 15, 2014

What juicer should I get? →

What juicer should I get?

There are two types of juicers on the market, but What juicer should I get?. This post is going to talk about a couple of great (but pricy) ones. We would love if you can comment below and recommend other juicers that you may use to other readers and suit any budget.

Centrifugal – These cut the produce and spin around at great speed propelling the juice out. These juicers are traditionally faster, can take large bits of fruit/veg,  but take out less juice and cause some oxidation of the juice.… Read more

Posted on January 5, 2014

Beat the January blues with our healthy Habits →

Beat the January blues with our healthy Habits

The last of the Christmas goodies have been scoffed and the New Years tipples have been toppled. We’re ready to crank up the gears and are fighting fit for work and school.

Or maybe not.  Are the energy levels somewhere around the thighs, your winter wardrobe not co-operating with the waistline & the mere mention of work life balance leaving you exhausted?

Getting fit & staying healthy can be challenging and we all need a little motivation and encouragement to form healthy habits.  … Read more

Posted on January 2, 2014

Forget new years resolutions – 5 tips on making new habits →

Forget new years resolutions – 5 tips on making new habits

Just to prove how daft setting new years resolutions can be, here would be mine if I got off from cloud cuckoo land:

Eat a raw food diet. Walk for 1 hour a day. Practice yoga for 7 hours per week. Meditate daily. Play constructive games with the children, thus spending more quality time with them. Who are by the way eating a wholefood diet. Don’t yell. Get more sleep. Spend more time with friends.… Read more

Posted on January 1, 2014

Conscious Conception, Pregnancy & Parenting →

Conscious Conception, Pregnancy & Parenting

Kundalini yoga teaches that it is our radiance and consciousness that attracts a soul and that there are many yogic practises that women and men can engage in to consciously conceive, to support a successful pregnancy and to be the best parents they can be. This workshop is suitable for women and men, single or in relationship, pregnant or not, to learn ancient Kundalini yogic knowledge about lifestyle, kriyas and meditations that support us to consciously conceive, carry and parent a child.… Read more

Posted on December 4, 2013

How To Navigate The Hospital System →

How To Navigate The Hospital System

Are you considering a natural birth or would you like more information on the options available to you and your partner? 

Empower

Empower yourselves with all the knowledge available for the birth of your baby.  We’ve put together some useful pointers you should discuss. For the real deal and to best improve your chances, remember independent advice is often the best preparation. Come and join our birthing workshop on Sunday 24h of November

Natural Birth

Asking for a midwife who is experienced in natural birth can really make a difference.… Read more

Posted on November 20, 2013