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Yoga Why Yoga? Why Shiatsu? Why one on one? A Personal Journey Posted on16th October 2018 16Oct2018 Where do we turn? When searching for those feel good factors or life changing experience but we are physically challenged, mentally tired and confused, or distrusting of the different strange claims that are promising the miracle answers we Read More

Yoga for Resilience

Resilience is an essential life-skill; it enables us to cope with and recover from life’s misfortunes and challenges.  Most people will experience an accumulation of loss, trauma, transition and heartbreak, along with joy, love and pleasure in their lives. Practiced regularly, yoga builds strength, flexibility, balance, calm, optimism, and above all, resilience.  Compare the oak Read More

First, Do What’s Necessary

Start by doing what’s necessary; then do what’s possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible! — St. Francis of Assisi I was first introduced to the concept of Adikara, as meaning 'studentship', or my preferred definition, 'the work that needs to be done'. It describes both the diligence and the patience required for the Read More

Yoga in Universities

Promoting a Holistic Approach to Student Well-being Having spent twenty years in Higher Education, both studying and lecturing in the UK and France, I have gradually gained an in-depth understanding of the student experience. Often this is overwhelmingly positive, providing young adults with a wealth of personal, and ultimately professional, opportunities. Nonetheless, it is important Read More

About FocusOn Health & Wellbeing

Welcome to the Focus On Health & Wellbeing website If you have found your way to our website it means you are interested in or already practice/teach Yoga, holistic therapies or alternative medicine. If this is a new foray into the world of Yoga, holistic therapies or alternative medicine you may find it a confusing place. Our Read More

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Yoga Why Yoga? Why Shiatsu? Why one on one? A Personal Journey Posted on16th October 2018 16Oct2018 Where do we turn? When searching for those feel good factors or life changing experience but we are physically challenged, mentally tired and confused, or distrusting of the different strange claims that are promising the miracle answers we Read More

Body and Mind Wellbeing

Why Body and Mind well beings are important? Good Body and mental health well beings are important to lives of all people and to the communities where they live. It is essential to achieve a healthy, resilient and thriving population. The skills and attributes associated with mental health wellbeing (e.g. self respect, confidence, resilience, tolerance, Read More

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