Mental health and meditation… exactly what the doctor ordered

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

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

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

  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

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.

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