Living Well Blog

Making Healthier Xmas Choices

Thursday 11th December 2014, 9:00am
Making Healthier Xmas Choices

'Tis the season to be jolly. It's time to eat, drink, share time with loved ones, reflect on the year that was and welcome in a brand new one full of possibility. However, it can also be the time for overindulgence; too much rich food, too much alcohol and not...

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The Importance of Savasana

Monday 8th December 2014, 8:00am
The Importance of Savasana

I find peoples' reaction to Savasana very interesting. Some people absolutely love it; in fact lots of people wish the whole 75 minutes of class was Savasana! Others are not so keen, some of the reasons are; they are scared they will fall asleep and snore or t...

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The Chakras - A Brief Overview

Friday 28th November 2014, 10:00am
The Chakras - A Brief Overview

Chakras are the energy centres in our body through which energy flows. The ancient Yogis in India described the energy systems that exist in our subtle bodies or energy fields.  The word Chakras is a Sanskrit word which means wheel. Chakras are colourful spin...

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How to Make Friends with Your Food

Thursday 20th November 2014, 9:00am
How to Make Friends with Your Food

Sometimes we just don't pay any attention to what we are putting in our bodies, or even worse, we see food as the enemy. We don't know about you, but we feel as though making good food choices has become increasingly difficult. There is so much information out...

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3 Ways to Change a Habit

Friday 14th November 2014, 4:00pm
3 Ways to Change a Habit

Humans are creatures that love habits, good or bad, they create a sense of security within us all. If we admit it or not, we tend to do things today that we have usually have done yesterday. From the moment we are born, we interact with the world around us. T...

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Doing What You Love is Good For Your Health

Monday 10th November 2014, 11:00am
Doing What You Love is Good For Your Health

'Do what you love for work and you'll never work a day in your life.' Sounds fabulous right? So why isn't everyone doing what they love as a career? There is not one simple answer, it might be too hard to make money from your passion, or you could be too scare...

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10 Reasons to Meditate

Monday 3rd November 2014, 2:00pm
10 Reasons to Meditate

Most people know that meditation is relaxing, it calms the mind providing us with a sense of peace. We also might have a suspicion that it does more than that for us, but we don't quite know what. There are a multitude of both direct and indirect benefits from...

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Why Do We Chant OM?

Wednesday 22nd October 2014, 11:00am
Why Do We Chant OM?

This week we thought we would take a deep dive into the meaning of chanting the Sanskrit word OM. In this blog we'll explore its origin, what it means, and the benefits you gain from chanting this mantra. Most yoga classes will either start or finish with the...

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5 Tips for Yoga Beginners

Wednesday 15th October 2014, 7:00am
5 Tips for Yoga Beginners

Getting started on your yoga journey may feel like a daunting task. Some of you may have even tried a few times. Some might have talked yourselves out of the journey before it even began. BUT never fear we are here to help! We do recognise that starting out ca...

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7 Simple Tips to Balance Your Diet

Monday 6th October 2014, 1:00pm
7 Simple Tips to Balance Your Diet

There is so much information out there on the internet and in books about food. What to eat, what not to eat, how much to eat, when to eat! The array of diets out there is simply mind boggling: Paleo, Atkins, The 5:2, The Zone, The Dukan, juice detoxes etc. Th...

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