Category: Motherhood

The Amazing Placenta

The placenta is an amazing and normally disregarded organ that develops in your uterus during pregnancy. This structure provides oxygen and nutrients to your growing baby and removes waste products from your baby's blood. The placenta attaches to the wall of your uterus, and your baby's umbilical cord arises from it. Many women are unaware of the many nutrients Read More

Pregnancy Yoga

Photo by Marcos Moraes on Unsplash When I was asked to write about Pregnancy Yoga, I thought, great, yes, I can whizz this out in no time sharing my love of Yoga and my fantastic experience of pregnancy yoga, why it’s so good to attend classes and teach them! But actually, when I started to Read More

MAM 3 Step Rewind Technique

I would like to tell you about the MAM 3 Step Rewind Technique taught by Mark Harris and Mia Scotland, it has revolutionised the way we help women get over crippling emotionally disabling symptoms. In Mark’s own words: “Its origins are in the model of NLP, if you google “fast phobia cure” you will find Read More

What is a Doula and what does a Doula do?

What is a doula? A Doula (pronounced doo-luh) provides emotional and practical support to women, couples and families, before, during and after childbirth. Although doulas are not medically qualified and do not offer medical advice they provide continuity of care, reassurance and can help women find accurate information and make informed decisions. The support doulas Read More

Benefits of Yoga in the Classroom

As much as stress is a part of grownup’s lives it is very much a part of children’s lives as well. Increasing competitiveness, social anxieties and busy after school schedules make children’s lives a real struggle. Research suggests that school-based yoga cultivates mind-body awareness, self-regulation, and physical fitness. And classroom teachers can benefit as well! Read More

What is Mizan Therapy?

“There is no other organ quite like the uterus. If men had such an organ they would brag about it. So should we” – Ina May Gaskin Mizan (pronounced like Milan) is an Arabic word that means balance. Mizan Therapy uses traditional techniques to restore balance when life feels unbalanced – physically, emotionally or spiritually. Read More

Benefits of Placenta Encapsulation

Placenta encapsulation has grown in popularity and is starting to appear more frequently in the media and mainstream conversation.  Many well know women such as Mayim Bialik, Alicia Silverstone and January Jones, have chosen to encapsulate their placentas to support themselves through the 4th trimester. To me the idea that the organ that enables your Read More

Yoga at School

It is of popular opinion that prevention is much better than a cure and as many yoga instructors would agree; embracing yoga into your daily life from as young an age as possible will help ensure these preventative benefits. It is my soul belief that what can be learnt in the studio becomes transferable into Read More

Superfood for Supermums

Post-natal Nutrition: The Ultimate Guide Ideally, your first, and probably second, drink of the day: COFFEE, nice and hot, probably an extra sugar – you will need the pick-me-up. Lovely toasted bagel, smothered with Nutella, oh and a banana – we must reach our 5-a-day! Snacks, let’s see, what’s handy, small bag of popcorn, some Read More

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