Lovegrove Essentials Massage Balms.

Full information on Lovegrove Essentials range of Massage Balms. Suitable for all forms of body & head massage, reflexology and hand or foot treatments.

Summer Refresher

The weather this summer is very thirsty work, and with Wimbledon and the World Cup looming, we all need a thirst quencher to slake our thirst before we start the celebrations. Whenever friends and family are around, I make this big Jug of Summer from the herbs outside the back door. I make it aContinue reading “Summer Refresher”

Breathing for a better immune system

Over many years as a Yoga teacher, I’m often surprised by how little we know about our breathing and how closely connected it is to the way our brains and bodies function. When our bodies respond to danger and stress through the ‘fight or flight response’, the release of adrenaline triggers changes in our bodiesContinue reading “Breathing for a better immune system”

Quinoa Bread – low carb/high protein

Quinoa Bread – super quick to make and delicious drizzled with olive oil. If you’re low-carb AND wheat-free, you might be missing your bread, so this is a welcome addition to your staple diet. Mix together the dry ingredients in a bowl: 100g Oat Bran 150g cooked quinoa (cover grains with water/boil ten mins. AlwaysContinue reading “Quinoa Bread – low carb/high protein”

Top 10 Reasons & 101 Foods for a Low-Carb Lifestyle.

The low-carb lifestyle is not just ‘another fad diet’. It’s a method of enjoying your food, staying healthy through your life, and eating in a way that supports your mental and physical well-being.  We all want to look and feel our best, and so much excellent research has been done now into this that weContinue reading “Top 10 Reasons & 101 Foods for a Low-Carb Lifestyle.”

Yoga Detox for your liver

Physically, there are many symptoms of liver imbalance from the obvious to the very subtle, such as feeling a lump in the throat, or problems with tendons or eyes. One of the first signs is related to your emotions, specifically your temper: are you suffering from anger, stubbornness, aggression or irritation? When you’re thinking aboutContinue reading “Yoga Detox for your liver”

5 things to make your New Year’s resolutions easier to keep… Pre-solutions!

Pre-solutions? Things you do before Christmas to make your New Year resolutions easier to keep. GET A GRIP – Everywhere you turn, piles of pointless calories: tubs of sweets, mini chocolate bars, bowls of crisps and peanuts, mince pies, and (my favourite) cheese footballs. You’re going to need a steely resolve to avoid these soContinue reading “5 things to make your New Year’s resolutions easier to keep… Pre-solutions!”

Morning & evening yoga stretches for people in a hurry.

In the Morning: If you have a busy day, you know it pays to get organized, and that includes looking after your body. Think about your normal morning routine and find a slot for this quick yoga sequence, perhaps as you wait for the kettle to boil. It takes less than five minutes and isContinue reading “Morning & evening yoga stretches for people in a hurry.”