All in Practice

How to Have a Happy Period

Periods.  The mere mention of them can make most women feel a bit yucky, embarrassed and certainly not ready to talk about them out loud. I know, I used to be one of those women. I realised that this view wasn't serving me and so instead of seeing my periods as an inconvenience, a time to hide away and pretend that nothing is happening to me, a time to put on my game face, I've started to do the opposite. 

Teacher Training at Yoga Beach House

I've just emerged from running the first TTC at Yoga Beach House as the lead trainer, an experience that has plunged me deeper into my yogic lifestyle and transformed the lives of 8 other yogis. For a few years I asked myself the question, should I run a TTC as I started to have a number of students ask me about becoming teachers.

Morning yoga on the beach

It’s almost summer again and I can’t wait to teach yoga on the beach!  I started teaching yoga on the beach when I first arrived in Biscarrosse, before I had my studio space and it is truly magical. Beach yoga class start early enough for there to be very few people around, except for a few fishermen or keen surfers, we have the golden sands to ourselves.

What is "true" yoga?

There's always a lot of discussion about what constitutes "true" yoga - is it yoga if you are chanting mantras daily? Is it yoga if you get sweaty and hot during asanas and workout? Is it yoga if you smile, have fun and enjoy yourself? Is it yoga if you relax, meditate, let go and heal yourself? 

Your body after a baby

I started practising yoga around 4 weeks after giving birth, I felt ready and I needed to do it for my own wellbeing. I began gently but quickly felt strong enough to progress to a more demanding practice. And now 2 years later