Have you ever noticed what happens in your physical body when certain emotions arise? These feelings are meant to move through us; instead, often we allow them to bunch up inside of us, crystallising tension, fear and anxiety into real physical knots.  One of my favourite ways to untie unnecessary knots in my body is …

My yoga classes throughout December are going to be focusing on reconnecting with primal movement and instinct. We humans, particularly in the west, are becoming further removed from where we came from. Artificial environments and daily habits are drawing us out of touch with our natural instincts, which is causing both physical and mental suffering. …

A little while ago I posted on yoga for anxiety which involves nourishing, forward bends. This post is somewhat opposite. Each of our bodies call for different things at different times and the practice of yoga strengthens our awareness of our needs. Rather than going from day to day, carrying out tasks and never checking …

Over the past few years, anxiety has become part of my life. What was once an emotion I actually couldn’t comprehend, become one I was all too familiar with. I now know more about this phenomena and that it affects so many people; really it’s quite remarkable; even people who come across as extremely happy …

… Through the hips! I feel like my life story is hidden in my hips. Working through tensions in this area unleashes so many emotions. Some people store a lot in their shoulders, others in the jaw; while I can do both of these, hips are definitely my body’s go-to storage for sadness, pain, grief, …