Author: Sarah

Can I do Level 2 before Level 1? This depends entirely on whether you have studied the curriculum in Level 1. The curriculum of subjects for the Yin Yoga and Mindfulness Meditation courses from Levels 1 to 2 are vast covering the deconstruction of Yin Yoga poses, why and how the science and anatomy of…

How healthy is ‘healthy’ food?

I’m about as obsessed by healthy food as any other yogi on this path of attempting an optimal diet and a healthy life style. Moderation with everything is now my mainstay because at times I know I’ve driven myself nuts not knowing what I should or could eat that was right for my constitution. Over…

Inflammation

Has your stress response been unknowingly elevated without your being aware this year?  Being aware of subtle changes can be a precursor to realising your symptoms before they turn into anything more sinister. We’ve had alot to cope with the fear factor being thrust upon us at a moment’s notice and not knowing how to adapt…

What brings meaning to your teaching?

This past month I wanted to support the initiative of my youngest son who of his own accord wanted to do a half marathon for various charities campaigning for stopping Asian hate. He ran and I cycled. Reminiscent of less than 15 years earlier when the roles were reversed as I taught him to ride…

Why does beauty matter?

So many times in the past I mistook beauty for what my hair or face looked like, healthy or a mess. An imprint perhaps of the pain of having tangled ‘swimming’ hair brushed out at 8 years by my mother’s bossy friend or my boss (male) asking me if I was unwell when I wasn’t…

Meditation isn’t sexy

I’ve been reading over 70 essays this past month from my last Level 1 Yin Yoga & Mindfulness Meditation Teacher Training and am holding such poignant words and revelations close to my heart from the teachers and participants that have been pouring forth. It seems to me that in my memory bank, I have not…

Green juice

That’s it!  The post says it all.  Taken from Reese Witherspoon’s Instagram feed I think. I just used half a banana and half a romaine lettuce and it lasted for 2 days ! Yum……. 😋 xx

Twitchy eyes

Do you have twitchy eyes? It could be stress Whether it’s Homer Simpson filled with rage at his son, or Wile E Coyote annoyed after failing to catch the roadrunner again, a twitchy eye is classic cartoon shorthand for stress. But there’s truth behind it. “Stress can affect the eyes and vision in a number…

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