Iceland Pictural Blog

By | January 27th, 2015|Blog, Travel|

I wanted to share some of the amazing pictures of the fantastic time that I had recently in Iceland. I started my trip in Reykjavik and met with my host Magga. She had invited me to teach a seminar at the kundilini yoga centre. I then travelled to the north [...]

Wind in my hair, from Florida to Miami.

By | September 9th, 2014|Blog, Travel|

  All good things must pass, and it was a fond farewell I said to the breathtaking Florida coast and the wonderful women I had spent some quality Chavutti time with. Now I was heading to Miami, 6 hours from St.Petesburg, and decided to be a little outrageous and hire a [...]

Chavutti Massage lands in the USA!

By | September 6th, 2014|Blog, Chavutti Thirumal, Travel|

Sunny greetings from Florida, and what a nourishing time I have had here teaching my first Chavutti Thirumal Massage Post Graduate training course in the USA. It was rewarding hard work with some well deserved beach-time play thrown in for good measure, all with wonderful company and the most beautiful scenery. [...]

Ramana’s Garden Children’s Home

By | May 13th, 2014|Blog, Travel|

Whist in Rishikesh I took a walk up past Laxman Jhula bridge, through the winding roads and past the various ashrams to find the magical Ramana’s Garden Children's Home. Even though they were getting ready for the end of their season there and packing up to head to cooler climates, [...]

Love from Rishikesh!

By | May 7th, 2014|Blog, Travel|

After having the most wonderful season in Goa which included our first ever Yoga Immersion and 200 hour teacher training as Mandala Health, I have embarked on an adventure up to North India. I travelled with my teacher and friend, Elizabeth, as well as two of the students of the [...]

Too many asymmetrical poses can create sacroiliac joint issues

By | March 2nd, 2014|Uncategorized|

BY OLGAKABEL IN "SACRED COWS" · TEACHING TIPS — 20 FEB, 2014 I must admit: before I started my viniyoga teacher training, I’ve never heard of sacrum issues. Sure, I knew what sacrum was, but my first teacher training program never talked about it, my students never complained about it, I haven’t had any [...]

Foods That Balance Your Hormones

By | January 28th, 2014|Uncategorized|

by Meghan Kelly Who doesn't want a rocking reproductive system, balanced hormones, and glowing skin? I know I do, and eating certain nutrient dense foods will put anyone on this path. Whether we like it or not, hormones control our mood, digestion, energy, libido, metabolism, and how our skin looks. [...]

The Guardian’s 10 wellbeing retreats for 2014

By | January 13th, 2014|Uncategorized|

Yoga and massage classes in India, pilates at a Spanish finca or a pay-what-you-can meditation retreat in Devon – take your pick from our list of breaks to rejuvenate your mind and body Reclaim Your Self, various locations A room at a Reclaim Your Self retreat in Glastonbury Reclaim Your [...]

18 rules to live by, and then break every other day!

By | December 29th, 2013|Uncategorized|

Via Lindsey Block Wise Words: 1. Take into account that great love and great achievements involve great risk. 2. When you lose, don’t lose the lesson. 3. Follow the three Rs: Respect for self, Respect for others, Responsibility for all your actions. 4. Remember that not getting what you want is [...]

The dynamics and supportive properties of the human spine

By | December 27th, 2013|Uncategorized|

Did You Know: The dynamics and supportive properties of the human spine are provided by: • an intricate network of blood vessels • countless specialized nerve endings • hundreds of small nerve fibers which connect to structures of the spine • more than 220 specialized ligaments • greater than 120 [...]