Body

5 Gentle Everyday Yoga Stretches for Flexibility

I get a lot of enquiries from people asking how they can improve their mobility/ flexibility...my answer is always yoga! These five gentle stretches target all areas of the body and can be done on a daily basis: either first thing in the morning, just before bed or perhaps even on your lunch break at… Continue reading 5 Gentle Everyday Yoga Stretches for Flexibility

Lifestyle, Mind

5 Tips for Happiness

Tomorrow, 'Blue Monday', is said to be the most depressing day of the year; the concept was publicised in 2005 by a holiday company (thanks guys) which claimed to have calculated the date using an equation; they added up the effects of the cold weather and dark evenings, post Christmas debt and lack of motivation… Continue reading 5 Tips for Happiness

Food

Butternut Squash, Bean and Chilli Stew with Coconut & Lime Cauli-Rice

Everyone around me seems to be coming down with colds at the moment, so I decided to cook up a hearty stew, full of immune system-boosting ingredients such as garlic, ginger and chilli, to help fight off bugs and keep everyone feeling warm and toasty from the inside out. Butterbeans are a great source of… Continue reading Butternut Squash, Bean and Chilli Stew with Coconut & Lime Cauli-Rice

Body, Mind

It’s Cool to be Calm: 5 Breathing Techniques to De-Stress

Have you noticed whenever you ask someone how they’ve been most people’s response is ‘OH, SO BUSY’...I know mine usually is. It’s true to say that this year has been one of the busiest I’ve had...work, becoming a self-employed PT, trying to network as much as possible to grow my business, taking part in a… Continue reading It’s Cool to be Calm: 5 Breathing Techniques to De-Stress

Events, Lifestyle, yoga

Event: Silent Disco-Yoga Party

Yes, it really was as amazing as it sounds. Hosted by my beautiful friend and fellow yoga teacher, Sophie, to launch her new business and celebrate her birthday (which is today...happy birthday Soph!). The event was held at Candid Arts Studio in Angel, London and began with a 90-minute immersive yoga practice which I assisted. Everyone… Continue reading Event: Silent Disco-Yoga Party

Food

Baked Cod with Butterbean and Sun-dried Tomato Stew

A warming dish for a cold Autumnal day, this was one of the recipes I gave out at my recent nutrition workshop and the feedback was great! Too good not to share... Cod is high in protein and omega-3 fatty acids which are essential for maintaining a healthy heart. Butterbeans are low in calories and… Continue reading Baked Cod with Butterbean and Sun-dried Tomato Stew