Very Merry Winter Holidays and a Happy New Year

Relaxing yoga pose on floor

As the year draws to an end, here are a few dates for 2020 to look forward to: Renew and Relax Saturday, 18 January 2020, 14.00 – 16.00 Look forward to two hours of nourishing yoga including poses which will help you gently detoxify, stretch and strengthen the body. Learn to set a Sankalpa, an intention Continue reading »

Release Negativity With The Widening Awareness Technique

Negativity

Imagine going to a new yoga class. Maybe your attention is instinctively drawn to one negative aspect of the new teacher. Maybe it’s something she/he said, something you heard about them, or the way they walk or look (yes, we are drawn to those impressions!). Often, we stay with our initial focus, arriving at a Continue reading »

More Workshops in 2019

Yoga Workshops

A series of yoga workshops for the first half of 2019 are already planned and in the diary. Whether you simply want to relax during an extended yoga practice, progress your practice through building strength and flexibility, or learn something new like stress management skills, you might like to attend these. Book directly with The Secret Continue reading »

How Yin Yoga Can Help Relieve Stress

Yoga reacher demonstrating yin-style butterfly pose

It seems that yin is in. I only came across yin yoga last summer although it has been around in one form or another since the 1990s. During my first yin yoga class I felt instantly soothed and nurtured, and I believe it is this effect which makes yin yoga so popular at the moment Continue reading »