Taster Yoga Class

I’m so excited to announce that I’m going to be teaching a vinyasa yoga class on Saturdays at Our Blessed Lady Immaculate Church hall, Washington. Classes will be starting in December and to celebrate I have a reduced price taster class running on the 16th of November. I hope to see you there!

Books About Yoga!

Whenever I read about yoga I feel as though I’m combining my two favourite things. However, there are so many books about yoga, mindfulness and spirituality that getting started can be overwhelming. I am a trainee yoga teacher and with so much to learn about anatomy as well as postures, pranayama and meditation, I wanted…

Lifestyle | Five Simple Ways To Be More Mindul

As much as mindfulness is there to improve our general wellbeing, sometimes it can feel like another thing to add to our to do lists. It can be another thing to feel guilty about if we don’t feel we’ve dedicated enough time to focusing on our own wellbeing. But mindfulness doesn’t have to be complicated…

Soulcare Session – Creative Writing and Meditation

I was lucky enough to run a writing workshop for Soulcare Sessions Newcastle last Sunday. I’ve been a fan of the soulcare sessions for month, taking part in a variety of activities from pilates, to flower arranging and learning about essential oils. This time I was running the session and we discussed literature and creative…

Arrive As You Are | How illness has shaped my yoga practice

I have been practicing yoga for nearly three years and I am far from an expert on the subject. My knowledge is only about my own practice and my personal experience. But what I do know is that yoga has helped me massively over the years and I am now committed to a daily yoga…

Everyday Wellbeing | How to keep well in the office

Keeping as fit as possible requires moving plenty and eating well every day. Sometimes this can feel like a challenge, particularly when working in an office and sitting for long periods of time. After working in an office for nine months I have developed some techniques to keep myself well while at work. Some of…

Lifestyle Medicine|The Books That Have Helped Me

Recently I have been on a journey to better my health through lifestyle medicine. This doesn’t mean that I think a good diet and exercise will cure everything, but that it does lay the foundation for being in the best health possible for your body. Lifestyle Medicine is a term that I had heard buzzing…

Four Ways to Travel With a Chronic Illness

This month I went on holiday with my two best friends. We went to beautiful Nice, visiting Cannes and Monaco. And we packed a lot into our short trip, with just three full days. I’ve been on long weekends with the girls before, to London and Edinburgh. But this was my first time going away…

How to cope with a flare up

Flare ups, they can mean so many different things to different people. But for the most part, flare ups mean that someone with a chronic illness is experiencing a (hopefully) short term worsening in their symptoms. For some with a chronic illness their symptoms will be consistently bad, for some they will be consistently not…