Workshop: Manage chronic pain with yoga, breathing and guided relaxation

Poster with event information

I'm very excited to be delivering a new workshop on understanding and managing chronic (persistent) pain with yoga, breathing and guided relaxation. Manage chronic pain with yoga, breathing and guided relaxation Saturday 4th May 2019, 10am - 12:30pm, Wellness Centre, 9 George Street Meuse, Dumfries, DG1 1HH This workshop will focus on the modern theory … Continue reading Workshop: Manage chronic pain with yoga, breathing and guided relaxation

Focused Forrest yoga with Finlay

Yoga room with mats on floor

I recently attended my first weekend with yoga teacher Finlay Wilson (aka Internet sensation the Kilted Yogi) in Glasgow and it was an invigorating immersion into his approach which is predominantly a Forrest yoga practice, and I recognised elements of ashtanga and the props of Iyengar. (On looking into Forrest yoga I see that ashtanga … Continue reading Focused Forrest yoga with Finlay

Take Flight – Acroyoga comes to Dumfries

Two people balancing on each other with sunset in background

I'm very excited to be hosting two visiting Welsh dragons to Scotland to hold an acroyoga workshop here in Dumfries - possibly the region's first acroyoga session? During the dark days at the end of the year, when you're maybe feeling jaded, full of mince pies and bored of shopping, an acroyoga workshop is exactly … Continue reading Take Flight – Acroyoga comes to Dumfries

Aberystwyth AcroYoga course for beginners

Poster about the event

Not sure about how to get started with AcroYoga*? Want to try out the basic moves in a fun, safe, supportive group? New Year’s ambitions to get fit, have fun or challenge yourself? If you've answered yes to any of these, this new six week AcroYoga course for beginners is just for you! Starts Sunday … Continue reading Aberystwyth AcroYoga course for beginners

International yoga day and summer solstice

Cat on yoga mat

It's International Yoga Day (21st June) and in the northern hemisphere it's the summer solstice as well. Whilst it was raining in northern India where the Prime Minister of India celebrated the day with an outdoor practice and thousands of people, here in the UK we are having an unusual summer heatwave - in time … Continue reading International yoga day and summer solstice

AberAid Fundraiser – yoga, massage, music and more!

Welcome in many languages

AberAid, a local community group set up to fundraise for helping with the refugee crisis, is hosting a pampering evening this Friday 21st April 2017, in Aberystwyth. More details on their Facebook page Refugees Welcome Fundraiser and below. I will be leading a yoga session, c. 1 hour long. The evening is 'entry by donation' … Continue reading AberAid Fundraiser – yoga, massage, music and more!

International Day of Yoga 2016

Logo for International Day of Yoga

International Day of Yoga (IDY) is on 21 June 2016, the second time the world has celebrated this UN day. And having such a day is a good opportunity to either practise yoga on Tuesday 21st, or maybe reflect on what yoga means to you. If you can't get to a yoga class on Tuesday, … Continue reading International Day of Yoga 2016

My celebration of the first international day of yoga

I celebrated the first International day of yoga (as designated by the United Nations) by doing some yogic practices on my own and some in a class. I started the day with pranayama, meditation and mantra. I choose the  combined ujjayi & golden breath to start with for 5 minutes, followed by 5 minutes of alternate … Continue reading My celebration of the first international day of yoga

Film and event review: Breath of the Gods

I watched the film Breath of the Gods: A journey to the origins of modern yoga yesterday in the event Yoga i Bawb teachers (including me!) had organised. There were over 50 people in the Aberystwyth Arts Centre cinema - a great turn out! This screening was organised following receipt of a donation from a … Continue reading Film and event review: Breath of the Gods

International peace day – take a moment

Do you have a minute on September 21st 2014 to think about peace? That day is the United Nations’ International Day of Peace and millions of people world wide will pause for a minute's silence at noon as part of the special day. You can read a Positive News article about it here. The minute … Continue reading International peace day – take a moment