Easing Headaches – Naturally

Have you got a throbbing pain lurking just behind your eyes? Do you feel like a sharp knife has been driven through the back of your head? If you do, then you’ve got a headache. Most…

Yoga for DVT

Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is not limited to air travellers; it can affect anyone seated in a confined space for a prolonged period. Also at risk are people who have varicose veins, cancer, or a history…

Easing the pain of Sciatica

As we grow older, wear and tear on the lower back and hips can produce incredible pain known as sciatica. The sciatic nerve runs from the lower back, down the back of each leg. If this…

Exercises for Arthritis

Yoga has been used very successfully in the treatment of arthritis.  Osteoarthritis in particular can be targeted with great results. The pain and inflammation associated with rheumatoid arthritis can also subside with a regular, gentle yoga practice….

Stretches for RSI

Today we are going to spend five minutes going through a variety of stretches designed to counteract the common postural misalignments and stiffness that all too often accompany long hours at the computer and on the…

Yoga poses for Hayfever

It’s that magnificent time of year again; delicate spring blooms delight the senses with their vibrant colours and tantalising perfumes. The sun shines brightly and the grass is high. The birds are on the wing. What…

Coping with Insomnia

(copy 1) Sleep deeply without pills, take back control of your life and restore your ability to live life to its fullest Play dead. Try practising the corpse pose in bed. Lying flat on the back…