Reminding Myself that Yoga is a Way to Become Friendlier to Our Bodies and Minds

This morning’s view from the yoga mat was a lovely reminder of seasons, cycles and other things that impact. I regularly talk to yoga students, clients and so on about yoga not being about contorting ourselves into painful poses or looking skinny on Instagram. I remind them (and myself) of…

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Special Winter Solstice / Yule Yoga Nidra

Struggling to relax? Wanting to reduce your blood pressure? Wanting to feel better AND more motivated? Yoga Nidra has so many benefits, these are just a few. In just over 20 minutes, allow yourself to rest deeply, as befits this time of year. In the darkness, cold, feeling as if…

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New Moon Yoga Nidra

Happy New Moon! Such a wonderful time to be setting intentions, thinking actively about what we want and how to make it a reality. I’ve recorded this new, unique yoga nidra to help you harness the power of your unconscious mind as well as relax deeply, lower blood pressure, increase…

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A Self Care Mindfulness Meditation to Help You Identify and Allow ALL the Feelings

This meditation (in today’s video) is adapted from one from Thich Nhat Hanh. It’s one of my favourites and I included it in my book, 365 Ways to Feel Better: Self-care Ideas for Embodied Wellbeing. It felt especially lovely sharing it in front of the Reek (Croagh Patrick) as mountains…

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