The little neuroscience research that exists highlights the changes the brain goes through during practice – could that have a more lasting effect?
I’m honestly not looking for silver lining when I say that lots of good things happened in 2020. Parking the … More
Perimenopause is a big time of transition for women – can yoga help to overcome the challenges that go with it?
Large randomised clinical trial compared yoga and CBT for alleviating worry in older adults. The results are promising.
Ever since I read Yoga Body*, I’ve had one big question in my mind: if modern postural yoga is basically … More
She’s everyone’s favourite nerve. She’s the vagus nerve, the main parasympathetic nerve, one that brings balance in times of stress. And yoga practices are her friend.
If you were to ask me what was the one thing I learned in the past year that blew my … More
Last year I attended breathing school. You would have thought that after 38 years of being alive I would know … More
You may have noticed that I haven’t written in a while. A few weeks ago I had a family emergency … More
Why do people think yoga nidra is? Why do they want to do it? And what do they experience when the do? I looked online to see what people are saying to find out (because I’m nosy – are you?).
I’m going to admit, I’ve been struggling to find both brain power and motivation to do any reading that requires … More
Hot-off-the-press study compared yoga, CBT and stress education for the treatment of anxiety (and gets slightly misreported by media) – who will win?
I’ve had a revelation over the past week. I signed up to a yoga nidra teacher training, mainly out of … More
There’s a place down by the coast The road is narrow and windy, and for much of the drive you … More
New study showing that yoga helps to reduce depressive symptoms in a range of mental health condition