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Lockdown Reflections

It’s been a whole year since the UK went into lockdown. I had just been away on a blissful cabin break with my husband and dog; I was feeling so blessed to have had time to relax, to turn off social media, to take some time away from teaching and planning and just enjoy time…

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Yoga and our connection to nature

Those of you who have been practising yoga for a while will likely have come to realise that Yoga is more than just stretching.   The Sanskrit word ‘Yoga’ translates to union and connection.  Due to busy lifestyles and the demands of day to day life, many of us are disconnected from our bodies, from each…

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January: A month for hibernation?

January 2019 has been busy, but so wonderful! Yoga Teaching  I’ve taught 32 Yoga classes already this month! It’s been lovely welcoming new faces to my local classes, helping 6th formers start their ‘humpday’ in a positive way and seeing the Hotpod Yoga community continue to grow. Time to relax  With the short, cold and…

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The life of a part-time Yoga teacher: Month 3

My Sunday morning Yogis completed yet another 6 week block of Yoga classes last week! It has been wonderful seeing some of the ‘regulars’ develop their practice, as well as welcoming some new Yogis. Despite the snow, and freezing cold starts in the dance studio, these wonderful ladies join me each Sunday morning to move…

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The life of a part-time Yoga teacher: Month 1

After some initial ‘market research’ in December (ie lots of posts on local Facebook community pages!) I decided there was enough interest to set up my first local class – a ‘6 week Yoga for beginners course’. I found a wonderful local dance studio to hold the classes in and the course booked up pretty…

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