Juicing

Juicing is so individual, It will not sit well with everyone. It can be a good way to reset the body if you are feeling bloated or in need of a body detox. It can also boost your immune system, remove toxins from your body and aid digestion. There’s no scientific evidence that extracted juices…

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Sleeping Benefits

There are many health benefits associated with getting a good night’s sleep. Chronic lack of sleep can lead to major health issues, including cardiovascular disease, a depressed immune system, diabetes and depression. Even if we look at it from a purely body composition point of view, a lack of sleep can have major negative effects…

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Macro-based Dieting

I help my clients with macro-based dieting. This form of dieting emphasises the need for the following macronutrients in your eating plan: carbohydrates, proteins and fats. But what are these macronutrients and why are they important to your diet? Carbs What is carbohydrate? Carbohydrates are plant foods that are made up from sugar molecules called…

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Mind Muscle Connection

Article by Anni Bedrossian The mind-muscle connection is the deliberate, focused attention on muscle contraction when weight training, as opposed to passively or mindlessly moving weight around. The theory behind it is that the better the connection between mind and muscle, the better the quality of the contraction.  And while this is not a new…

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Suggested Reading List

Some of the books I have read and enjoyed: How Yoga Works – Geshe Michael Roach (my Fav!) Energy In Season – Susan Woodd and Julie Hanson Spiritual teachings of Yoga – Jo Manuel and Mark Forstater Bringing Yoga to Life – Donna Farhi Yoga Nidra – Swami Satyananda Saraswati The Science of Breath –…

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Yama’s and Niyama’s

I truly believe Yoga is a life philosophy … Our physical practice (asana’s) are so very important but equally important are our inward and outward behaviours! Our Yama’s and Niyama’s – My 2 favourite limbs of Yoga: Yama – non violence, stealing, lying, greed, waste of energies Niyama – discipline, contentment, self study, purity, surrender…

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Finding Peace and Wellness

Grief is an unpredictable and powerful process, see how Yoga and Mindfulness Meditation can help you on this difficult journey. Thank you to Caroline Robertson and her beautiful team at 17° Magazine for including me in their latest issue (our article is on page 57) Love, peace and happiness to you all. A memory for…

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Why Yoga?

Such a great question… You walk, run, skip, jump, crawl or fall onto the mat with no judgement! Arriving as you are, who you are and never with any judgement! Such a lesson for life, don’t question or judge why you do or feel something in a particular way, acceptance without judgement ? Namaste my…

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