Prioritise your wellbeing by going on a retreat

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Going on a retreat can be a powerful way to recharge and reprioritise your health and wellbeing. I've been on a lot of retreats myself in the last 10-15 years and so I'm very excited to be co-running a yoga and meditation retreat in south west Scotland in May 2020. How can going somewhere else … Continue reading Prioritise your wellbeing by going on a retreat

Retreats and reflecting on practice and non-attachment

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Going on a retreat can help you contemplate stuff and reflect on things, partly because you have physically retreated from your usual schedule, activities, connections (if you turn devices off!), and other distractions for the mind. A yoga retreat can also introduce us to new things to practise*, we may have the opportunity to practise … Continue reading Retreats and reflecting on practice and non-attachment

Yoga and meditation events this summer

A few notices of local yoga and meditation events in mid/west Wales have come to me recently so I'm doing a quick blog post about them. Typically a couple of them  clash! [Updated 20th July '14 with more events]     Sat 26th July 2014 Midsummer meditation - day retreat for women 10:30-4:30, small cost … Continue reading Yoga and meditation events this summer

Winter solstice yoga class

UPDATE 5th December - EVENT CANCELLED Huge apologies, but I have had to cancel this event because of a small accident - I have a hairline fracture in my fifth metatarsal (bone on outside edge of foot) and my foot is is plaster. Join me for a special afternoon of yoga before the festive season. … Continue reading Winter solstice yoga class

Yoga and cycling weekend review

Last weekend I went on a yoga and mountain biking weekend in the stunning Elan Valley, led by Polly Clark. It only really struck me during the first evening meal when we were getting to know each other that I hadn't actually been mountain biking before. And there were some pretty serious (as in dedicated) … Continue reading Yoga and cycling weekend review

Yoga days and weekend retreats in Wales

Are you looking to experience more than just a 1.5 hour class of yoga? There are several Wales yoga days and weekend retreats coming up in June and July that might tempt you. These are all with teachers I know and would recommend. Contact each organiser directly to confirm details and book a place. Sunday … Continue reading Yoga days and weekend retreats in Wales

Womb wisdom yoga retreat review

A couple of weeks ago I was away at the Womb wisdom yoga retreat which was held over a weekend at Hawkwood College just outside Stroud. This retreat was led by two women: Uma Dinsmore-Tuli who taught the yoga and meditation, and Alexandra Pope who led the menstruation cycle sessions. I booked to go as … Continue reading Womb wisdom yoga retreat review

Women’s retreat – Creating Space within the Heart

Fancy a retreat before the winter sets in? Why not take a look at this one at Over the Rainbow B+B near Cardigan, west Wales.  (Information from the retreat leader Rose Thorn.) Creating Space within the Heart “There is as much in that little space within the heart, as there is in the whole world … Continue reading Women’s retreat – Creating Space within the Heart