I completed my Relax and Renew Teacher training in 2012. The motto was: 20 minutes relaxation a day would make the world a better place!
Nowadays a lot of people work from home. Sitting for extended period of time shortens the front of the body. Most of us hold stress in our neck and shoulders. Stretches lengthen the spine, the sides of the trunk and the lower back and aim to open the chest.
In Autumn (at the change of seasons) we are all prone to catching colds. Sniffles, mild throat sore and coughs are typical for this time of the year. What can we do to improve our chances to stay healthy/healthier? The answer is to include poses in our practice which are restorative and have a numberContinue reading “Yoga to boost your immune system”
As we age it easier to put on weight, the metabolism slows down so we need to watch the energy intake and output more closely. Hormones also affect how and where we store fat on our body. My aim is to show you a variety of poses which lengthen the spine and make you moveContinue reading “Yoga poses to trim down”
Australia (or ‘down under’) is sooo far away from everything we need to travel long haul, crossing several time zones in the process. While my parents were alive I made regular trips to Hungary (about 25 trips!). Many years ago the floor at the airport lounges were carpeted, nowadays cold tiles. If you everContinue reading “Yoga poses to help with jet lag”
Dear Reader, Sometimes our eyes want to eat more than our stomach can handle. The Ayurvedic guideline is to have 1/3 of your stomach filled with food, 1/3 with liquid and the remaining 1/3 is “space” to allow digestion. I tend to misjudge the 1/3 food bit… Sitting on the floor while you eat helpsContinue reading “Yoga poses to assist digestion”
As long as we are healthy, we take it for granted that our body functions as it should do. When was the last time that you thanked your feet for carrying you to your destination – day after day, year after year? I used to bush-walk and we often talked about boots, orthotics, dome underContinue reading “Love your feet and toes – management of arthritis in feet”