Billie Atherstone

Releasing Fear and Stress after Trauma by Billie Atherstone

An Overview of Kundalini Yoga for the Recovery of Childhood Trauma - 10 Week Course One of the symptoms people with PTSD* experience is to feel stressed or frightened even when they are not in danger.  The nervous system moves into a fight or flight response, which is a typical reaction, to initiate an action [...]

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Do you clench or grind your teeth? Treating headaches and neck pain by targeting the jaw

I first became interested in the mechanics of the jaw and the TMJ (temporomandibular joint) when I began to suffer from tension, restricted range of movement and clicking in my own jaw.  I think it was a combination of starting up my own business, having a baby and having to cope with a lot of [...]

Sunshine, I salute thee!

Sun salutes strengthen and lengthen all the major muscle groups and bring deeper focus to the act of breathing.  Each movement is coupled with the breath in a sun salutation. This means we get the chance to really focus on deeply inhaling and exhaling while we move. The benefits of bringing breath consciously into and [...]