In the face of environmental changes, rising diet-related dis-ease and statistical declines in our wildlife, the production of healthy food, the need to cut greenhouse gas emissions, and protect endangered species grows year on year. While there may be no silver bullet to tackle all of...

  Here in the UK, we use plastic without too much consideration. However times are changing. Do you remember how people used to smoke whilst walking down the street?  If you see people walking down the street these days, you may be inclined to ask, why are...

  Did you know that November is Mens Health Awareness Month? Our fathers, partners, brothers and friends face a health crisis that isn’t being talked about. Men are dying too young. 1 man in 5 dies before the age of 65 2 men in 5 die before the age of...

  In the centre of every stressful storm there is a place of total stillness: the ‘eye’. In my life, I have found meditation to be one of the most powerful tools for creating this sense of peace within, even when the world around is in a...

  There are basically two functional types of breathing: cleansing and energising. Cleansing breath helps to detoxify the body and stresses exhalation, while energising breath collects and stores vital energy and focuses more on inhalation. Though people take breathing for granted, everyone unconsciously practises both types of...

  April is National Stress Awareness month, so naturally this month, I'll be posting about this topic mainly. Stress is often talked about as being a ‘modern’ malaise, as though it didn’t exist in former times. However, there has always been stress. But these days there always seems...

  Almost everyone needs to help cleanse and rest their body from time to time. Some of us need to cleanse more frequently or work more continually to rebalance our body.   There are many types of cleanses that restore the body by helping to eliminate toxins, thereby...

  Are you caught up in a cycle of stress?  And are you feeling fatigued as a result? In backbends, we come face to face with the boundaries of our flexibility, patience and equanimity. But learning to practise within our limitations instead of struggling against them can...

Forward Bends can be wonderfully relaxing and make you feel pleasantly introspective. However, they can also strain or injure your lower back, especially if the backs of your legs are tight. So practise with caution. Learning to practise forward bends correctly means that you must pay...

This pose is good to try at the beginning, middle or end of a session to help you relax, rest, restore, reflect, observe change and counterpose. It helps you to come into the moment and promote inner focus and awareness. [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bl3G-vlzkt8[/embed]   Step-by-step techniqueLeave plenty of space between...

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