Why Self Care Matters

Self care is likely that term you’ve seen flying around social media these days. The one urging you to get a facial or drink some fancy latte. Well, self care is actually much more than that and it deserves a bit more attention. Self care originated as a tool for marginalized groups who were fighting […]

Visualization in Yoga during Pregnancy, Birth and Motherhood

Yoga is one of the most widely recommended prenatal exercises for a variety of reasons. For one, it is a low impact exercise that is adaptable to all body types and can accomodate many physical limitations. It’s also an activity that brings together physical, mental and emotional components at the same time. Lastly, it can […]

Breakfast Club … Bring on the Oats

Oats…love them or hate them? They are one of those foods that for some bring back childhood nightmares of sloppy porridge whilst for others have become one of the new super-foods of the gluten-free era. As a naturally gluten-free grain they are a great alternative to the wheat and barley based breads and cereals many […]

Breakfast Club – keep going….we’re at the half way mark of our morning marathon!

So here we are half way through our breakfast club series. How are you getting on so far? Have you taken the plunge and added some new dishes to your breakfast? We promise you’ll not be disappointed! Lets take a minute to remind ourselves some of the key benefits of having a healthy balanced breakfast […]

Breakfast Club and this week we’re getting fruity!

So how did you get on with veggies last week? This week we’re heading into more well known territory and talking about fruit for breakfast. From adding an apple a day to making more elaborate smoothies there are many benefits to including fruit at breakfast time. Think colourful antioxidant rich berries to boost our immune […]

Breakfast club shocker…adding veggies at breakfast!!

Yes! We said vegetables. Next week we’ll be talking about fruit which is pretty safe territory when it comes to breakfast but this week we’re shaking things up a little and looking at how to get more of our 5-a-day (or even 7-a-day!) portions of vegetables in nice and early. In Western cultures we’re very […]

Prenatal Yoga Series – Skandasana

Skandasana, or side lunge, is a wonderful pose for opening the hips during pregnancy and building core strength in a gentle way. Opening the hips can provide physical relief as well as emotional relief. Oftentimes when we are stressed, we carry that stress around in our bodies, creating tension throughout the body that can cause […]