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Think of a time that you were drawn in to someone else's enthusiasm. Like a moth to a light, you moved to the edge of your seat or you hung on their every word because their energy and passion...
  Element: Spirit/Light  Colour: Indigo or Deep Blue  Gemstones: sapphire or emerald (to calm) diamonds to activate, lapis lazuli to balance.  Emotion: Clarity, Intuition and...
Element: Ether Colour: Turquoise Gemstones: sapphire or emerald (to calm) blue topaz and yellow topaz to activate, turquoise, gem silica and chrysocolla to balance. Emotion:...
  Element: Air Colour: Green/Pink Gemstones: Pink topaz, rhodonite (to calm) peridot to activate, rose quartz & rhodocrosite to balance. Emotion: Unconditional love, compassion, passion and...
Element: Fire Colour: Yellow Gemstones: Emerald and sapphire (to calm) Topaz, yellow tourmaline, citrine to balance. Emotion: Expansiveness, growth, willpower. Oils: clary sage, juniper and geranium...
Element: Water Colour: Orange Gemstones: Emerald (to calm) fire opal, carnelian, orange calcite, yellow topaz. Moonstone & aquamarine to balance. Emotion: Joy, enthusiasm. Oils: sandalwood,...
  Element: Earth Colour: Red Gemstones: Emerald (to calm) blue sapphire, carnelian (to balance), red ruby, red garnet. Emotion: sensuality, security, grounding, stabilising...
As the year spirals towards an end so can your equilibrium and it is important to take measures to maintain your centre. Christmas mayhem! Just as we need a strong centre (core) to maintain...
  Chakra translates to wheel in Sanskrit.      A chakra, according to ancient Indian and Chinese medicine is an energy hotspot on the body, a vortex of spinning energy, not...
Are you seeking to lose some weight and wonder how yoga can contribute to loss of kilos?   Basically we need to move more and eat less: that's the basics to losing weight and yoga can help...
My ear was pricked to a song I heard my son playing in his teen dungeon and it turned out it was a new one he had just started writing that afternoon. So I excitedly asked him to play it for me as I...
I recently took up the invitation to attend my son's Year Ten School Mass. The inspiring theme for the class mass that day was 'Acts of Kindness.'   After the mass I went for...
August 3rd was International Day of Forgiveness and this reluctantly spurred me on to use this as my theme for the week. I rarely use this theme in class as I feel as though I haven’t quite...
Recently we had the third of three super moons (closer to earth than normal) all in a row. It was an Aquarius moon and the sun, moon and earth were all in direct alignment cueing us to find alignment...
Asthma is a Greek word which means short-drawn breath, gasping, or panting. Asthma is a disease of the airways, the small tubes which carry air in and out of the lungs. When you have asthma symptoms...
According to the Chinese Five Element theory, the body is made up of the same five primary elements that exist in nature – Wood, Fire, Metal, Earth and Water. Each of these elements relates to...
There are times in our life where we just don't know what lies ahead for us and that uncertainty can be a time of fear, discomfort and suffering unless we change our perspective.  It is...
  I get asked this question quite a lot by new students.  I tend to respond with a comment probably not heard by other teachers in yoga or in the fitness industry... "Just start out...
“The Psoas is the tenderloin (filet mignon) of the human body. Juicy, supple, and dynamic, the Psoas is the primal messenger of the central nervous system. Your Psoas is much more than simply a...
Are you having trouble getting yourself back to a committed yoga practice after the holidays?  It has been said that you can turn a new behavior into a habit by repeating it for 21 days;...