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Aromatherapy & Yoga

aromatherapy

I always bring blended essential oils to my classes as you beautiful yogis know. Although there is little published research on the effects of essential oils, they have been used therapeutically for centuries. For example, – lavender, geranium, jasmine and chamomile for calming the mind and reducing stress. – rosemary, peppermint and basil, for improving…

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I don’t like January

jo walder yoga

… I’m sorry to be negative but it is not a good month; the Christmas break is over, it is STILL so dark all the time and frankly it’s hard to get out of bed in the morning! BUT, moving the body and breath through a yoga practice Is absolutely guaranteed to lift my mood and energy levels. I…

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Evolve in 2018

yoga barnes

Happy new year!  Have you made a resolution, or many?  Are you sticking it it/them? Do you ever find this a useful exercise?  I don’t. Every year I resolve to do good things more and bad things less. I invariably disappoint myself, but isn’t that just it, resolution making is a negative expertise that just…

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Balance

balanced practice yoga

Whether you’ve clocked it or not, a good (😉) yoga teacher tries very hard to balance your body and your mind. First the body. The human frame is a finely balanced structure of bones and supporting soft tissues, all working with and against each other to hold us up and move us around. It’s complex and…

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