Red Lentil Kitchari As usual – I don’t measure when I cook! So it’s the usual about a tsp or tablespoon of this and that. The last few days have been windy, wet and cold. It increased the Vata and Kapha in the environment which caused imbalance in me. Vata is light, dry and mobileContinue reading “Pitta Increasing Kitcheri”
I recently had one of my students ask me about Mala beads. Here’s some short videos explaining what they are and how you can use them in your meditation practice.
My go to for a quick dinner when the carnivores in my family are having something that I can’t add a vegetarian protein to for my dinner. I reckon I could eat a version of this everyday though it’s just sooo good. In winter I make it more comforting by letting is simmer a littleContinue reading “Red Lentil Dhal”
A voice comes over the speaker system. It’s the captain speaking. “There’s a bit of a queue to land at the airport, we’re in a holding pattern waiting for a spot to open. Should be about 30 mins…” (It’s almost always more than 30 mins…) The plane circles and circles and all you want toContinue reading “Holding Pattern”
Originally posted 18th December2016 I’m sure I’m not the only one, who at this time of year feels overwhelmed with the overabundance the season brings. I look at my children’s toy room and see so many gifts from previous years, knowing full well that in a few weeks there will be more. It’s hard toContinue reading “Santosha – When enough is enough.”
I originally posted to my personal Facebook page 2 years ago about embracing my gentle and sensitive nature and my feelings of being steamrolled by others who didn’t recognise that it is special in its own way. Since then have had people respond saying that it has really made an impact in the way theyContinue reading “To Thine Own Self, Be True.”
We all love that feeling after a yoga class. That blissful floating feeling that has your soul singing, but getting to a regular class or having a regular practice can be difficult. Even in my teacher training, a lot of us recognised that our practices at times waned. Here are my tips for creating aContinue reading “Tips for Creating a Regular Practice.”
Originally Posted on 18 December 2017. I recently visited my son’s class to share with them some of my techniques for calming and meditation. Sitting still and meditating can be hard for adults so it’s understandable that it can seem nearly impossible for kids. They are such sensory beings, while it is aContinue reading “Meditation and Calming Techniques for Kids.”