This time last year, in that limbo land between Christmas and New Year when you're not sure what day it is or what you're meant to be doing, and you're torn between eating all the ham, carbs and chocolate; or starting your green juice detox and new exercise regime, I set my goals and intentions for 2017.
Frankinsence is one of the most prized and versatile essential oils, often referred to as the "King of Oils". At the start of my essential oils journey I found it a little overhwelming as it has so many uses and benefits, so I thought I'd share how I use it. Plus, until 1 January at 4pm AEDST you can get Frankinsence for FREE!
This week on the mat I’ve been teaching a sequence that focuses heavily on the feet, using this part of the body to move and transition from pose to pose. The anatomical focus was a tool to encourage my students to use their time on the mat to think about how they can make changes off their mat so as to leave a lighter footprint on the earth.
My baby girl turns two on 1 August and to celebrate we had our nearest and dearest over for a birthday party on the weekend. I ended up putting a lot of love into creating a star themed, health conscious, sugar free-ish birthday party, so thought I would share what worked…and what didn’t!
One of my beautiful Pre-Natal Yoga Mummas recently asked me what essential oils would be best for her to use during labour. Such a great question that inspired me to reach out to Freyja Pickward - Mum of 2 beautiful boys, Laken 2.5 years & Tekoa 5 months, and a dōTERRA leader and essential oils consultant. Here’s what Freyja had to say on Essential Oils: Birth & Beyond:
I feel like I have a great foundation for a healthy lifestyle – nutrition, sleep, exercise and managing stress via yoga and mindfulness techniques. The time has now come to start reducing my toxic load and that can start with the products I put on my skin and use around the home.
If you train hard in any given sport, at some point you will have experienced an injury. Injuries are caused by repetitive movements, imbalances in our biomechanics, pushing our bodies beyond their limits or sometimes from accidents, mistakes or contact with other players. Here are 7 reasons, you should include yoga as part of your training regime.
Pregnancy is a great time to start practicing yoga. As well as alleviating physical aches and pains, it also provides you with a range of tools that you can use during your pregnancy, birth, and beyond as you transition into motherhood.
Imagine the morning of your wedding day... waking before the sun rises, checking in on the weather (again), breakfast with your bridesmaids, sipping champagne while you get your hair and make-up done, bouquets being delivered and your Dad getting all emotional when he see you in your wedding gown. I had something else to add to my wedding schedule: yoga.