The season for doing yoga outside is arguably almost over for the year, but really the sun doesn't necessarily have to be shining bright for you to enjoy your practice in nature!
You may have already seen that this year at Mapperton House and Gardens we will be hosting our first ever lifestyle fair – Eat Well, Live Well!
You will likely have often heard me talking about the restorative power of going on a yoga retreat - and it is for this fantastic reason (among others!) that I try to create these retreats as often as possible! Over…
Just like the batteries of the devices that have become integral to our lives, our own batteries need to be recharged often too!
Being able to slow down and enjoy the experience of living in the moment may sound simple, but can actually be an incredibly difficult process to master!
Yoga has many fantastic uses and benefits, not least of all helping you to relax! And, let's be honest, who among us couldn't do with a little bit more (or a lot more!) relaxation in their lives!?
One thing that I am certain we can all stand to benefit from is making more time for our own personal self-care and wellbeing.
For many people, the physical aspect of yoga is what first draws them to the mat. They are looking for an alternative way to get fit, and understand that the benefits of yoga will help them to build upon their existing strength and flexibility.
Once a person has taken the first step and taken to the mat for a lesson, then they will likely very quickly understand the mental health benefits in addition to the physical challenge.
Unless this is the first time that you are visiting Whole Self Yoga, then you will already know that training yogis to become brand new yoga teachers is the essence of my business!
My 200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training course in London has already produced some absolutely incredible new yoga teachers, and it was an honour and a privilege to be the one to mentor them!
Having high and often unrealistic expectations of yourself is a common human experience, and is something that can be difficult to overcome. Placing this level of expectation upon yourself is especially easily done when you are seeking genuine happiness and positivity.