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‘Connecting Feet and Ankles To the Hips’

'Connecting Feet and Ankles To the Hips' Yoga on Zoom: Monday 23rd November @1930 Following on from the hip specific session last week we investigate the importance of working the ...

Zoom Yoga: November 5th @ 7.30pm

An Opportunity: Managing Lockdown With Yoga and Meditation Thursday 5th November @7.30pm Reframe the outlook, develop your practice and nurture yourself as we head in to winter PM me for ...

Yoga and Mental Health

We are living through challenging and uncertain times, now more than ever it is in our very best interests to learn the art of self care. Difficult events come to ...

Zoom Yoga Classes Next Week

Hi Folks. Welcome to autumn and shorter evenings, in uncertain times, what better moment to tune up your yoga practice and benefit overall health? I am working with foundational themes ...

Zoom Yoga Class

Dipping in to Zoom yoga teaching tonight with a 1 hour taster class tonight: Monday 21st September at 7.30pm. The content will be gentle and functional to promote ease and ...

Discernment of Good and Bad Pain in Exercising and Stretching

When Stretching: The body gives us 'feeling' feedback via sensory nerves, when you stretch, work out or lift a heavy object consider the difference between good and bad pain. Good ...

Why Would You Do Yoga?

Group of young sporty attractive people practicing yoga lesson with instructor, standing together in Virabhadrasana 1 exercise, Warrior one pose, working out, indoor full length, studio background Purpose: Consider the ...

Back in the Game!

Hello out there! Well it has been a while with treatments and teaching on hold during lockdown. I hope you and yours are well both mentally and physically at this ...

Reflections in Ethical Confinement

How are you managing this usual situation? Perhaps you are still able to work, either from home or as key worker; maybe you are doing the best to keep children ...

Unpicking The Stress Response

It seems pertinent, now more than ever that we understand our response to stress in order to best work with it. We have all heard of the fight or flight ...

Opportunity in Self Isolation

Over the years I have taken part in numerous 7-10 day silent meditation retreats in the Buddhist lineage, in the UK and overseas. There is a set programme running from ...

Saturday 21st March. Theme: ‘Yoga and the Mind’

Hi Folks. Jump into spring with an extended Saturday afternoon workshop. Get your jobs done in the morning, have a nice lunch and spend the afternoon nourishing your wellbeing.All abilities ...

Underactive Glutes and Compensatory Dysfunctions

The glutes play quite a roll in the gait cycle (walking) with every step we take yet in many they forget to switch on.      Why so? Modern lives ...

Shoulder Issues and the Rotator Cuff

  The rotator cuff are a group of four muscles connecting between the shoulder blade and upper arm. The function of these muscles are to lift the arm away from ...

Vitality Sports Massage Says: ‘Listen to Your Body’

The body does give us 'feeling' feedback via sensory nerves. When you stretch or lift a weight consider the difference between good and bad pain. Good pain has a quality ...

Understanding Muscle Firing and Tension

Understanding Muscle Firing and Tension  My intention in writing this article is to provide you with a bit more awareness of the types of muscle contractions, relationships between opposing muscle ...

Life Force

Having previously owned and worked a gardening business for 20 years, certain clients were with me for 10-15 years, got to know them well, saw them ageing and several I ...

Assess Your Priorities

    As we find are feet after the first working week post-Christmas, there is much talk of focusing on what we wish to achieve in the year ahead in ...

The Relationship Between Our Attitude and Resilience to Stressful Events

  Stressful events happen in everyone’s lives. Certain people navigate their way through with more ease than others, why might this be? People have variable supplies of emotional resilience, the ...

Audio from my interview on MINDBODYRADIO.COM

A few months ago I was approached by a internet radio station which had found me on the web and thought my approach to health looked interesting. We had a ...

A Health Initiative – Taking Yoga in to School’s in Farnham

Exciting to have been part of a multidisciplinary wellness initiative at Rowledge Village School this week. My role involved talking to a Year 5 class about yoga and then doing ...

Understanding Neck Pain and Restricted Movement

Neck pain and restriction in your range of movement can be resultant from various factors, affecting the soft tissues (muscles, tendons and ligaments), facet joints of the upper spine. Tightness ...

The Neuroscience of Mindfulness

Currently reading a book by Stan Rooski, 'The Neuroscience of Mindfulness'. Amongst other things it is exploring the link between chronic or prolonged stress and immunity. As you may know, ...
Sports Massage Therapist Farnham

Understanding Tightness in the Shoulders

Joint of the day Scapulothoracic - not a true synovial joint at all as the scapula only articulates with the rib cage through soft tissue. A number of muscles attach ...