More Than Stretching – Yoga is helping teens with stress and anxiety. When I began teaching yoga in 2013 I noticed the conspicuous absence of youth involvement. Since then yoga has gained popularity among people of different ages and abilities. The increased interest in this ancient practice may be due to the fact that yoga can calm the mind and increase overall health and well-being. I was in my late teenage years when I began the practice of […]
Banana Bread Recipe gluten free, sugar free, Packed with minerals such as magnesium, selenium and potassium, rich in fibre. Delicious and simple! Ingredients: 260g oats (blended into flour) 4 very ripe bananas 3 eggs 1 tbsp coconut oil 3 tbsp peanut butter 1 tsp baking powder 1 tsp cinnamon 2 handfuls of pecans or walnuts butter for greasing Method: 1. Preheat oven to 250C. 2. Add oats into a blender or food processor and blend until they […]
This class is appropriate for adults of any age, including seniors and those looking for a gentle introduction to yoga. The class is structured around rejuvenating the body, including stretches, breathing techniques, attention to alignment and meditation. Gentle yoga practice helps develop greater flexibility and can be effective in preventing and slowing bone density loss. Regular mindfulness meditation practice can help relieve stress and stay centered, and energized.
This class is suitable for complete beginners and more advanced students who want to focus on alignment and building strong foundation. Class is energetic and designed to strengthen the body, improve flexibility and to learn how to relieve stress in daily life. Pranayama and relaxation are integral part of a class. Pranayama is a science of yogic breathing techniques that are beneficial in managing stress and help relieving the symptoms of asthma. Every class ends with a guided relaxation.
Chair Yoga is becoming increasingly popular as it is accessible to many students. It’s a go to practice for people who work long hours at the desk and need a short break during work. Chair Yoga is usually gentle and can be practiced by Seniors who can’t perform floor based exercises.
Banana Pecan Balls gluten free, dairy free, processed sugar free, vegan Packed with minerals such as selenium, zinc, potassium, magnesium and Omega3 Fatty Acids. Delicious and simple! Ingredients: 130g roasted pecans (100g for the mixture, 30g for coating) 80g pitted dates, (soaked in hot water for 15 min) 1 banana 1 tbsp coconut oil 1 tbsp chia seeds 2 tbsp cocoa powder 1 tbsp hemp seeds + 3 tbsp for coating 5 tbsp ground almonds […]
What I like about the Golden Power Smoothie is the combination of spices.
– turmeric – the anti-inflammatory goodness,
– Ceylon cinnamon -helping to regulate blood sugar levels,
– ginger – is a nausea fighter and has soothing effect on the stomach.
It has a creamy texture and subtle tropical taste. It’s definitely on my list of 5 Favourite Smoothies! 🙂
It is not such a simple task to define the term ‘stress’. As a matter of fact, there is no single definition of the term stress. However, if you are looking for stress management techniques, understanding stress itself can be very helpful in choosing a strategy right for your. Stress is a process caused by the inside or outside world stressful stimuli. Stressors could be emotional (worry over your family), as well as physical […]
Raw Banoffee Pie gluten free, dairy free, processed sugar free, vegan Ingredients: Base: 80g dates (soak for 15 min) 250g nuts (walnuts, pecans, almonds, hazelnuts or mix) 1 Tbsp coconut oil Caramel: 250g dates (soak for 15 min) 3/4 of the water from coconut cream (only from one tin) 1/4 tsp vanilla powder (optional) 2 bananas Cream: 2 tins of coconut cream (the tick part without water) 1 banana dark chocolate Method: Base: […]
On five consecutive mornings we meet up before work and duties for a full practice of Hatha Yoga, Fresh Kefir and Nutrition Tips. We will focus solely on immune-boosting yoga practice. On each day every praticipant will receive a water based kefir – dairy and gluten free. Water kefir is a fermented beverage teeming with beneficial probiotic bacteria which help to boost the immune system. 26th-30th of September Venue: Douglas Yoga Centre, Maryborough Woods, […]