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Cultivating Calm – Week 1

Dearest Yogis

I hope you’re keeping well and that you’re finding interesting and enjoyable ways to pass your days.

I am offering 1 or 2 LONG classes a week on a donation basis – whatever you can afford would be very much appreciated.

Please share this Blog post with anyone who you feel will find it useful.  You can use the share links at the bottom of the page.  Thanks lovelies!

Obviously some folks will be struggling financially, and if this applies to you – then please enjoy the class for free with my love!
Bank details are:
Lyn Watson
TSB  77-20-37    03121660
Your support is very much appreciated in these challenging times.
Sending heaps of love  XXX

Click below to watch Week 1 of Cultivating Calm

 

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Cultivating Calm – Week 2

Hello Yogis

Week 2 of Cultivating Calm is here at last!

I am using a Blog post to save these onto my website so you know where to find them.  On the right side of this page you will see Categories, they will be listed under Yoga.   Every time I upload something new I will email you the link to the latest Blog post.

I did myself a mischief last week and spent a good few days paying for it….  All good now after some extensive hip strengthening work. a good deal of TRE (more about that later) and a good dollop of Yin Yoga – yay! Continue reading “Cultivating Calm – Week 2”

Nature

Yoga, Massage, Fascia and the brain.

As a Yoga teacher and massage therapist I’m fascinated by the body and neuroscience,  and how the whole of who we are integrates and works!  Let’s begin with Fascia because this is where the story starts in our bodies, this tangible part of ourselves that we can feel and move.  

The Fascia is a seamless web of connective tissue that covers, connects, and holds the muscles, organs, and skeletal structures in our body. Fascia envelopes every structure in the body, each nerve, bone, muscle, organ of the body is surrounded by fascia.  When we move, we move fascia!

Continue reading “Yoga, Massage, Fascia and the brain.”

Aromatherapy, Ayurveda, Massage, Thai Yoga Massage, Yoga

What causes a stiff neck and tension headaches

A stiff neck and tension headaches can leave us feeling stressed out and worn out! 

The Suboccipitals are the eight small muscles located at the base of your skull – find them now by placing your fingertips over your head and your thumbs into hollows right under the bony skull either side of your spine.  Once you have found them, apply a little pressure and them move your eyes up and down and left and right – can you feel the small movements in the muscle?  A tension headache can feel like a tight band wrapped around your head, or pain behind the eyes and a throbbing  in the base of the skull… Continue reading “What causes a stiff neck and tension headaches”

Massage, Thai Yoga Massage, Yoga

Thai Yoga Massage

Traditional Thai Yoga Massage – what is it?

Thai Yoga Massage is a very ancient therapeutic bodywork combining acupressure, gentle stretching and applied Yoga.  It can bring relief from pain, relieve stress and anxiety, and help with such diverse conditions as stroke recovery, asthma, back pain and frozen shoulder. 

Crucially it brings about a deeply relaxing spaciousness in body and mind,  so it is perfect for any nervous system disorders that can lead to pain and inflammation such as fibromyalgia and polymyalgia – these are often difficult to treat with conventional medicine. Continue reading “Thai Yoga Massage”