Main blog page, Movement, Stress Management

Yoga for the complete beginner: A guide through Sun salutation A

After starting to post some short yoga flows on my Instagram page I was asked to provide more of a guide for those who were a complete beginner, either with descriptions or voiceovers. In light of this I thought I’d write a blog guiding you through one of the most common and foundational sequences you’ll… Continue reading Yoga for the complete beginner: A guide through Sun salutation A

Lifestyle Medicine, Main blog page, Movement, Nutrition

My Favourite Health & Wellness Apps – Take 3

Due to the positive response to my previous blogs on health and wellness apps, I’ve decided to do another! Again, I’ve included a range of offerings, to suit those at different stages of their health journey. So without further ado, here they are: Deliciously Ella - the new app. picture source: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/deliciously-ella-app/id1445510165?mt=8 Ella has released a… Continue reading My Favourite Health & Wellness Apps – Take 3

Lifestyle Medicine, Main blog page, Movement, Stress Management

My Favourite Yoga YouTube Channels

It's really important you find a yoga teacher that resonates with you and you enjoy their classes. This is true for in person classes or at home online. When I was getting into yoga I tried many a YouTube channel before I found one I clicked with. Since then I've been finding more and more… Continue reading My Favourite Yoga YouTube Channels

Lifestyle Medicine, Main blog page, Movement, Sleep, Stress Management

Health Benefits of Yoga

I was sad to miss the Yoga in Health Care conference last week. To make up for this I thought I’d research more and share some of the evidence I found for yoga therapy. “Yoga therapy is the process of empowering individuals to progress toward improved health and well-being through the application of the teachings… Continue reading Health Benefits of Yoga

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My Aspirations of 2019

I don’t usually make New Year’s resolutions. I find they’re often negative, saying ‘I will give up X, Y or Z’. Instead, this year I’ve decided to make some aspirations, positive actions to help me strive towards my goals by putting them in writing. I also feel you shouldn’t wait for a new year if… Continue reading My Aspirations of 2019

Lifestyle Medicine, Main blog page, Movement, Stress Management

My Favourite Health & Wellness Apps – Take 2

After lots of lovely feedback after my initial top health and wellness apps blog, I thought I’d do it again, discussing some apps I’ve come across more recently and would recommend. As last time there’s a variety in here in the hope that this will appeal to people and different stages of their health and… Continue reading My Favourite Health & Wellness Apps – Take 2

Lifestyle Medicine, Main blog page, Movement, Stress Management

Strength training for mental wellbeing

Why do you strength train? Or have you never considered it before? Most people who start lifting weights do it because they want to build muscle or look more ‘toned’ and lean. Strength training makes me feel great. It makes me feel strong, powerful and freaking awesome! The satisfaction you feel when seeing the weight… Continue reading Strength training for mental wellbeing