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How To Choose A Yoga Teacher Training Course

YTT

You may be getting a calling to book a Yoga Teacher Training Course.  Maybe you don’t want to be a teacher but you would like the opportunity to explore your practice more deeply or perhaps you would love to teach and are looking for a suitable course. Here are a few useful steps to help […]

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Supergreen Soup Recipe

Soup Recipe

This Supergreen Soup has been popular at our Summer Yoga Retreats and also on the Menopause, Wellness and Vitality Workshop this year.  Christine, our wonderful retreat cook, took inspiration for this recipe from Davina McCall’s ‘Sugar Free in a Hurry’ recipe book. Christine has adapted the recipe stating “I have adapted it to suit my […]

Smoked Mackerel Pate Recipe

smoked mackerel

I love this super simple light smoked mackerel pate recipe.  It’s really quick to make and adds lots of flavour to salads, picnics and regular meals such as jacket potatoes.  Also experiment with the flavours – try smoked mackerel with black pepper and chilli, replace the lemons with lime, add capers, dill or a squeeze […]

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Trouble Sleeping in the Heat?

sleeping in the heat

In order for us to get a good night’s sleep, we need to lose around 1C of our internal body temperature, which sits around 37C. We typically lose that through our head or face, which pokes out of the duvet. If you’re sleeping in a room which is too warm, your body’s core temperature is […]

Smoked Mackerel Salad with Apple Dressing

Recipe

Here’s another recipe from the recommended Davina’s Sugar-Free in a Hurry recipe book. I’m still enjoying working my way through this book and experimenting with the recipes. I love mackerel and it is a great fish as it is available locally here.  The apple dressing didn’t seem to have enough zing for me so I […]

Book Review: Braving The Wilderness by Brené Brown

Book Review

‘The wilderness is an untamed, unpredictable place of solitude and searching. It is a place as dangerous as it is breathtaking, a place as sought after as it is feared. But it turns out to be the place of true belonging, and it’s the bravest and most sacred place you will ever stand.’ ~ Brené […]

Book Review: Letters to a Young Poet by Rainer Maria Rilke

Book review

“And now we welcome the new year, full of things that have never been” ~ Rainer Maria Rilke Recently in a discussion with a friend he quoted from Letters to a Young Poet as we discussed embracing isolation, experiencing solitude and the impact this can have on the process of creativity. I was intrigued and […]