Guided Meditation for Pain Management

Guided Meditation for Pain Management

If you’d just like to download your Guided Meditation for Pain Management straight away, click here. The problem with chronic pain – apart from its negative effects on your body, mind, emotions, work, relationships, & in fact your whole life...
Bring Back the Light Project

Bring Back the Light Project

Join me from June 1st through to October 26th in a daily practice to bring back the light. Join in just to light up your life and nurture yourself, or take it a step further along with me… I’ll be practising every day through June 1st to 26th October to...
Ease stiff shoulders with mindful movement

Ease stiff shoulders with mindful movement

Stiff shoulders with tension built up over many years is a common cause for people to seek out a gentle Yoga practice. The best Yoga practice for your stiff shoulders isn’t necessarily going to include stretching, because there are much better ways to relieve...
What are chakras all about?

What are chakras all about?

What are chakras all about? What are chakras for anyway? Here’s why I use them as a useful, practical framework for my YogaNurture system… Chakra is pronounced with a “ch” as in “chicken” (or “chook”, if you’re an Australian). They’re often visualised or...
Building a home Yoga practice

Building a home Yoga practice

A home Yoga practice allows you to develop inner resources to help yourself; you don’t have to go to someone or something else to feel calmer, stronger, and more at ease. There’s nothing like having your very own personalised home Yoga practice to really...
2 easy breathing techniques for better sleep

2 easy breathing techniques for better sleep

I know that when you’re exhausted and trying to look after your health in the midst of busy family life, new techniques need to be simple and easy to remember, yet effective. I’m not a naturally good sleeper – I’ve had to work at it! After...
Relieve tight shoulders with a restful Restorative Yoga pose

Relieve tight shoulders with a restful Restorative Yoga pose

Restorative Yoga is deeply relaxing & restful, yet it can also be powerfully transformative. In Restorative Poses the body is carefully supported to allow deep rest and to allow gravity to do the work. This doesn’t mean we won’t feel gently stretched, or feel the...
The Benefits of Restorative Yoga

The Benefits of Restorative Yoga

You don't need to work hard to feel better! The health benefits of Restorative Yoga are accessible for anyone & can bring balance to our busy lives.   So what exactly is Restorative Yoga? Restorative Yoga uses Yoga props such as bolsters, blankets and blocks to...
Better Sleep Tips & Tricks

Better Sleep Tips & Tricks

  I’m not a naturally good sleeper – I’ve had to work at it! After years of research and Yoga & mindfulness practice, I’ve compiled a toolbox of tips and tricks to help with better sleep – both getting to sleep, and staying...
3 healthy breathing techniques for relaxation, energy & ease

3 healthy breathing techniques for relaxation, energy & ease

There’s no “correct” or “incorrect” way to breathe… your breath is like a useful mirror showing you exactly how you are, physically and mentally. But by gently exploring easy ways of uncovering your body’s natural, innate healthy...
Psoas Release for stress & pain relief

Psoas Release for stress & pain relief

This Psoas Release Pose can be used to help relieve lower back pain, improve your capacity for deep diaphragmatic breathing, ease physical tension from the knees, hips and even the jaw. It can also help relieve feelings of stress and anxiety. Your psoas muscles live...
If Mother’s Day is hard

If Mother’s Day is hard

If Mother’s Day is hard for you, and you don’t feel like celebrating, please know that you are not alone. Whether you didn’t have a good relationship with your mother, didn’t have a mother, couldn’t be a mother, have the challenges of...
Gratitude Practices & Free Guided Meditation

Gratitude Practices & Free Guided Meditation

There’s a growing body of research showing that regular gratitude practices can have amazing benefits for your physical and mental health. Something like a short, simple guided Gratitude Meditation can give you a great start to your day, a lovely finish to your...
Re-balancing Forward Head Posture

Re-balancing Forward Head Posture

One of the most common postural challenges that I see affecting clients’ backs when they commence private Yoga sessions is “forward head posture”. It starts small but can lead on to shoulder & neck pain, headaches, upper back stiffness, and can...
Is Yoga Bad for Your Back?

Is Yoga Bad for Your Back?

Is Yoga Bad for Your Back? Or can it help?   Yoga poses can be absolutely the best thing you can do for back pain, or the absolute worst thing, depending on how you practise them. There are also other Yoga practices, besides the physical poses, that are extremely...
How do individual Skype Yoga sessions work?

How do individual Skype Yoga sessions work?

I love offering my clients the best Yoga tools to benefit their unique minds and bodies, instead of making them fit in with a one-size-fits-all Yoga practice. I believe this is best done individually, by crafting a customised practice for the client’s unique...
Easy & Yummy Beetroot Dip

Easy & Yummy Beetroot Dip

Autumn is my favourite time of year in the Huon Valley… A time for the Huon river to be as still and reflective as a mirror, for crisp cool mornings and balmy afternoons, and loads of vegetables to be harvested from the vegetable patch, including delicious...
Back Pain Relief with 3 Easy Restorative Yoga Poses

Back Pain Relief with 3 Easy Restorative Yoga Poses

People are often surprised when I say that it was the restorative, resting Yoga poses that gave me the most relief from back pain and transformed my posture; much more so than the more active Yoga poses. It’s as if we feel that if we’re not...
Restorative Yoga Pose Viparita Karani (Legs Up the Wall)

Restorative Yoga Pose Viparita Karani (Legs Up the Wall)

This really is as simple as it sounds; put your legs up a wall in this valuable Restorative Yoga pose to feel more relaxed, calm, grounded and rejuvenated. Commonly reported benefits of this Restorative Yoga pose include: calming anxiety and relieving...
Yoga Nidra for Deep Relaxation: free recording

Yoga Nidra for Deep Relaxation: free recording

Yoga Nidra for Deep Relaxation Free recording Useful, accessible and effective, Yoga Nidra is much easier than many other forms of meditation for beginners. All you have to do is lie down comfortably and listen. Even if you fall asleep (which tends to happen until...