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  • Review: Core Vitality

    Over the next few weeks I will be reviewing some of the wellbeing services I use in Tunbridge Wells. I use all of the of the services on a regular basis. These are all based on my personal experiences and the situation that I’m in. If you’re wondering if any of them are suitable for […]

  • June Newsletter

    Hello Summer! The sunshine finally arrived in May and we even have the opportunity for some outside yoga! In this month’s newsletter I’m also reviewing my meditation teacher training course, corporate yoga and some exciting news about mindfulness for this autumn! Outdoor Yoga at The House, Monson Road As the weather has improved yoga at […]

  • How to Change your Brain in 5 Minutes

    These past couple of months I have been attending a Meditation Teacher Training Course with Alexander Filmer Lorch at Flow Tunbridge Wells. The course is aimed at yoga teachers, healers, therapists and anyone who wants to learn more about meditation. Alexander has led an interesting life! He has been a professional dancer, experienced serious illness […]

  • Desire and Fulfillment

    I’ve been reading Rod Stryker’s “The Four Desires” recently: about what ancient yogic texts teach us about desire, intention and fulfillment. We are all used to one kind of fulfillment, that of satisfaction of attainment, goal completion, achievement. Especially when we’ve desired it for a long time. As Stryker says, “the pull to find happiness […]

  • The Three Brains

    In my meditation teacher training course with Alexander Filmer-Lorch at Flow Tunbridge Wells, we’ve been looking at how we have more than one brain. We all know our head brain, the seat of the mind and the intellect – but we also have two more. One is in the heart, and is the home of […]

  • NEW: Online Mindfulness Course

    Whenever I hold a new mindfulness course in Tunbridge Wells, I get a lot of questions asking about an online version. So here it is! This is an online programme that will run  for 4 weeks, from 5th – 30th June. It is facilitated by me, which means you don’t just download materials and plod […]

  • Drishti – the yogic gaze

    Drishti: Where our eyes are directed, our attention follows Drishti refers to the yogic gaze, or gaze point for each asana. It was popularised through the school of yoga called Ashtanga, taught for more than 60 years by Sri K. Pattabhi Jois. On a simple level, drishti uses a specific gazing direction for the eyes […]

  • Staying in your own business

    There is my business, your business and God’s business. Byron Katie argues that much of our stress comes from mentally living out of our own business. When I think, “You need to get a job, I want you to be happy, you should be on time, you need to take better care of yourself,” I […]

  • Power

    I started class with the story of David Chetlahe Paladin, a Native American who served as an Allied spy in WW2. He was captured and tortured by the Nazis, including having his feet nailed to the floor and then being forced to stand like that for hours. When he was rescued, he was barely alive, […]