Winter solstice yoga class

UPDATE 5th December – EVENT CANCELLED Huge apologies, but I have had to cancel this event because of a small accident – I have a hairline fracture in my fifth metatarsal (bone on outside edge of foot) and my foot is is plaster. Join me for a special afternoon of yoga before the festive season.…

Yoga and cycling weekend review

Last weekend I went on a yoga and mountain biking weekend in the stunning Elan Valley, led by Polly Clark. It only really struck me during the first evening meal when we were getting to know each other that I hadn’t actually been mountain biking before. And there were some pretty serious (as in dedicated)…

Yoga days and weekend retreats in Wales

Are you looking to experience more than just a 1.5 hour class of yoga? There are several Wales yoga days and weekend retreats coming up in June and July that might tempt you. These are all with teachers I know and would recommend. Contact each organiser directly to confirm details and book a place. Sunday…

Womb wisdom yoga retreat review

A couple of weeks ago I was away at the Womb wisdom yoga retreat which was held over a weekend at Hawkwood College just outside Stroud. This retreat was led by two women: Uma Dinsmore-Tuli who taught the yoga and meditation, and Alexandra Pope who led the menstruation cycle sessions. I booked to go as…

Choosing a yoga retreat or yoga holiday

It’s the new year. The weather is awful. You may have over-indulged (on chocolate, late nights, rubbish tv etc) over the festive period and be wanting to start afresh. You may be making new year resolutions (or, as I prefer, achievable goals for that year rather than the fixed and strict ‘I will not do…

Retreat review

In early April 2011 I attended the “Finding citta prasadanam” retreat with Andrea Kwiatkowski at Dev Aura, Lincolnshire. Even though it’s the opposite side of the country from where I live, I knew it was worth the travel time because I’d attended a retreat with Andrea last year in the same place and enjoyed it immensely.…