chakras

Seven centres of spiritual energy (prana) in the energetic body


I teach a weekly lunchtime yoga class for employees at the Horticultural Trades Association who are based at Chilton.  If you’re interested in seeing why they benefit, have a look here.   I took this picture of these beautiful tall trees in their grounds. What a lovely setting it is! We can do […]

let yoga help you feel grounded and strong, tall and ...


  If you have someone special with whom you’re planning to celebrate St Valentine’s Day this week, I hope you enjoy your celebrations.  There are many – some by choice, others because of the way life is – who may not have that special someone or perhaps choose not to participate […]

my valentine’s gift to you


  Many of us hold onto things. We keep clothes that no longer fit, belongings we have outgrown, we retain relationships we have moved on from and we retain thoughts and beliefs that no longer serve us. We keep things for all kinds of reasons: for when we lose weight, […]

holding on and letting go



Laughter is stronger than the lungs with which we create it, which perhaps teaches us that we can become something greater than our hands, our voice, our smile, no matter how wonderful they all are. We can become something much more, bigger than the sum of our parts. If we […]

we are bigger than the entire sum of our parts


“There is a Light that shines beyond all things on earth, beyond us all, beyond the heavens, beyond the highest, the very highest heavens. This is the Light that shines in our heart.” I love this quotation and have used it in my classes. It comes from the Chandogya Upanishad, […]

the light in our hearts


“Be yourself. Everyone else is already taken.” You may have come across this quotation which is attributed to Oscar Wilde. Quite wise really, if we think about it. If we look around, we often see people imitating others, wanting to be told how they should be or what they should […]

be yourself – everyone else is already taken



11 January 2016  was a strange kind of day… We awoke to the sad news that David Bowie has passed away after a long battle with cancer.  In some ways, it feels as if we all knew him as his music has provided a kind of soundtrack to our lives […]

being thankful and living life to the full