Sattvic = “pure, essence, nature, vital, energy, clean, conscious, strong, courage, true, honest, wise, rudiment of life”. Wikipedia
Bliss = “perfect happiness, great joy” – Dictionary.
It is a sunny afternoon in the garden. The birds are singing and the sky is blue. I close my eyes to try meditation and Wham !! My mind starts up and tells me all about my worries and things to do. The relentless march of thoughts stomp their way across my forehead and give me a headache. “BotherContinue reading “I Can’t Meditate”
Today I received this voicemail reference from a client that I treated yesterday. My first client since the lockdown. He left the message on my husbands phone as they are longtime friends. He has not had a treatment from me before and possibly not from any other therapist either. It made me laugh so IContinue reading “Witchcraft or great training ?”
Virtual Yogi or techno dinosaur. How has the digital world changed the delivery of Yoga during the pandemic.
Back pain comes in all shapes and sizes but most often it involves the lower back. The description of pain in this area varies from a sharp pain to a constant dull ache. In the past, my backache used to drop me to the floor when the muscles simply refused to let me walk forwards.Continue reading “Yoga for your lower back”
Many yoga classes start with a sequence of asanas (stretches) to ease tension in the neck and shoulders. It’s a great start for a number of reasons but mainly because daily stress and computer usage targets the neck muscles and increases the tension felt around the back of the neck and the head. Tension inContinue reading “Yoga for Necks”
The Covid restrictions have been hard on so many people, though it is re-assuring to see the relaxation of some of the restrictions in the last couple of weeks. In many professions, social distancing is an option and can be managed relatively easily. Polarity Practitioners and other physical therapists face unique challenges. We are inContinue reading “Polarity therapists and Covid Regulations”
Last night at sunset, we had an amazing online mindfulness session focusing one of the five senses. To be mindful, your attention needs to rest on one thing, putting to one side any thoughts from the past or worries about the future. It is easier than it sounds and you only have to practice forContinue reading “Mindfulness and the Senses”
One of the main principles of Ayurveda is that all foods should suit your body type, be locally sourced, fresh and natural. This principle extends to the products that we have in contact with our skin. The skin is semi-permeable, which means that it allows certain substances to move through it and enter the bloodContinue reading “Ayurveda and Dandelions”
Yoga to make your body healthier ?. Yoga to help your Immune System ? I am delighted and impressed to have just watched Charlotte Watts on the Get Well Webinar organised by WDDTY. Her Yoga presentation focused on a style of yoga intended to support the immune system by improving lymphatic flow. Your lymph systemContinue reading “Yoga for Immune Support”
Follow My Blog
Get new content delivered directly to your inbox.