Why Yoga, and What’s It Got To Do With Counselling?

I haven't got the perfect yoga body, and you won't see me posing in pretzel-like asanas in exotic locations semi-naked on Instagram with a million followers. So what do I get out of yoga and why do I not only practice it, but teach it too?

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It’s all yoga!

Breath is a central part of the Viniyoga tradition which I teach, we know that changing our breath can change how we feel and bring us back to the moment. Not the ruminations of the past, or the worry for the future; but right here, right now.

Tribal women or the benefits of sisterhood

Support and emotional care received through women gathering together, is often overlooked, especially in an age where we rarely have enough time for our homes, careers, children and partners.

From failure to success

I have worked with many people who don't even realise that this internal dialogue is there, they accept it as who they are, not ever questioning that self-belief. But here is some things we know about failure.