Festive Yoga and Journalling Workshop

As we’re officially (just) into November, I thought it was time to share with you my upcoming workshop at Wellness Space, Sunderland. Combining all of my favourite things – yoga, writing, sweet treats and the holidays – we’ll be flowing to festive classical music in a vinyasa class suitable for all levels. Then there’ll be…

Diary of a Trainee Yoga Teacher

The clocks have changed, the nights are drawing in and my 200hr yoga teacher training is drawing to a close. This weekend was the second last of the course and it was very emotional! I’m going to be sobbing next month when we have our final weekend. Yoga teacher training at Yoga Therapies has been…

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…

Why September is a difficult month…and how to make it better

I don’t know if it’s a hangover from our school days or simply the end of summer blues, but September always feels like a dreary month. September and January are two months when I know I can get a bit down. However as I get older and my mindfulness practice becomes more established, I have…