The pineal gland… science and spirituality

2nd November 2020

Anyone who has attended one of my yoga classes will know that I have an obsession with the pineal gland or the third eye.  I talk about it constantly and could talk forever on the subject – I find it fascinating.  Because I have this obsession with telling you all about the pineal gland and … Read more

The truth about hypnotherapy

2nd October 2020

The first question all hypnotherapists get asked by anyone interested in hypnotherapy is; “How does hypnotherapy work?”, followed by; “Will you make me bark like a dog?” and then, “Can you make me thin?”. As a hypnotherapist, I can only assume that the eye-roll I give in reply to these questions is similar to the … Read more

Mental health and meditation… exactly what the doctor ordered

1st September 2020

You’re stressed, depressed, worried, anxious (delete as applicable) and your GP has suggested meditation as a way to help your mental health.  Sounds like good advice, but what is it, how can it help and how do you do it? Let’s start with the basics…where did meditation come from? Meditation originated way, way back in … Read more

Moonie Yoga – the moon and its relevance to yoga

1st August 2020

I’m sure you’ve all been to a yoga class at some point and the teacher has said something along the lines of; “My energy is all over the place today because it’s a full moon/new moon/super moon (delete as applicable)” and you’ve thought to yourself; “What has an astronomical body orbiting Earth, and the planets … Read more

Yoga on the hoof – 10 ways to fit yoga into your busy life

30th June 2020

You’ve started yoga and are loving the benefits it provides you mentally and physically.  In fact you were just starting to see the progress your yoga teacher said would come, and then ‘boom’, something unexpected comes along and gets in the way of your practice and you find you aren’t doing as much as you’d … Read more

Guest Blog – Energy healing, reiki and the chakras for beginners

1st June 2020

  Hi, my name is Amy and I am a Holistic Therapist, Intuitive Life Coach, Energy Healer, Meditation Teacher and Tarot reader. I am also the founder and owner of “A Tranquil Soul” traditional holistic therapies and founder of the; “Spiritual Transition Tribe”, which is a group of likeminded people who want to learn more about … Read more

Gin & Yin Yoga

2nd May 2020

They go together like rama lama lama ka dinga da dinga dong. Practiced together like shoo-bop sha wadda wadda yippity boom de boom. There are many classic combinations such as; strawberries and cream, chocolate and chilli and pizza and pineapple, that were all dismissed when the suggestion of them coming together first came about, but … Read more

5 things they never told you about becoming a yoga teacher.

3rd April 2020

You’ve finally graduated from what felt like your journey of a lifetime – your yoga teacher training course. After months of cramming everything you can possibly learn about yoga into your already full brain, chiselling your body into your best ever yoga-bod and reading all about Shiva and Shakti, you are now finally let loose … Read more

Yogic breathing and how to stay calm during the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak

18th March 2020

  2020 was supposed to be THE year… the year of change, awakening, newness and lots of other lovely things. However, it seems someone forgot to tell 2020 that! We started 2020 with so many storms I started to worry that we would run out of alphabet letters by mid-April, followed by floods that closed … Read more