Someone I loved once gave me a box full of darkness. It took me years to understand that this too, was a gift.
I’ve been lesson planning and figuring out what it is I want to share in these early weeks of the year. My classes for the week are full, which is fabulous – but it’s also got me thinking about why now, in the darkest slowest time of the year so many of us feel underContinue reading “Sankalpa – Starting the year with a seed of intention…”
I’ve spent almost all of my adult life suffering with anxiety. I wouldn’t have been able to pinpoint it at the time, or even acknowledge that there was a problem, it just felt normal. Being in a crowd would lead to a panic attack. Taking a walk with my toddlers would be punctured with invasiveContinue reading “Overcoming Anxiety & Finding a Grounding Yoga Practice…”
It’s a ritual I began after my cancer diagnosis. Faced with the fear of dying I suddenly became overwhelmingly grateful for the life I had, albeit with a life threatening disease. I’m now approaching 2 years all clear, but the ritual of gratitude at the end of the day (and sometimes intermittently throughout the day)Continue reading “Bedtime Rituals…10 minute Yoga & Cultivating Gratitude for the Day…”
Hi Vitality seekers! My latest video is a 12 minute vitality hit for hip & spine mobilisation! Enjoy!
Yoga for head,neck & shoulders. This is a short seated practice (under 15 mins) suitable for all.
Hello, My name is Lauren and I am an addict. I am addicted to anything which enables me to avoid feeling my feelings. In order not to feel, I distract myself purposefully, even wilfully by being exceptionally busy. By saying ‘I can do that’ to anything that means I don’t have to think or feel,Continue reading “Distraction, Addiction & Avoiding Pain… Learning to be myself.”
My Anger… I am so angry. I’m angry because I’ve denied my anger for as long as I can remember. I’ve denied my anger because I didn’t think it was pretty, or pleasing or useful. I bought in to the Bullshit that in order to be a grown up, successful person, especially one who’s aContinue reading “My Anger, My Inner World, And a love note to Agni!”
Join Lauren for a 4-week course exploring the very basics of Yoga practice for self-care and well-being. Lauren is a British Wheel of Yoga Certified Teacher with over 500 hours of training in Yoga philosophy, Meditation, Advanced Teaching and has a strong history with Mind Body connection. The Course will cover: Basic breathing techniques CommonContinue reading “4-Week Yoga Course for Absolute Beginners”