pregnancy

The Teachers Favourite: fully supported forward bend

Written by Nina Isabella This continues to be one of my favourite postures.  Deeply restorative, nourishing and refreshing; for me time spent in a fully supported forward bend is the chai of my yoga practice! I encourage all women to immerse often into the delights of supported forward bends.  Regularly spend time in the stillness [...]

Food for the Brain – Omega 3 DHA

The Western diet has changed a lot in the last 20 to 50 years, not only with the choices we make about what to eat, but how the food is grown and manufactured.  Increasingly our soils are being depleted of essential minerals and our food is heavily processed which robs it even more. The animals [...]

Preparing for Birth with Guided Breathing and Deep Relaxation

By Nina Isabella In her wonderful book Gentle Birth Choices, Barbara Harper talks about the profound benefits of regularly practicing deep guided relaxation during pregnancy.  Harper states that during labour, women experience an altered state of consciousness. Knowing this gives us the superb opportunity to work with the body's innate desire to rest during labour.  [...]

A WOMAN’S BOOK OF YOGA – Machelle M Seibel & Hari Kaur Khalsa

The beauty of Kundalini Yoga is its dedication to inspiring women to be physically smart, mentally stable and spiritually fantastic!  Yogi Bhajan believed that through the empowerment and upliftment of women, the consciousness of the world would shift. “A Woman's Book of Yoga’ is a great read and a practical resource book that is written [...]

By | 2017-05-25T12:13:42+00:00 October 26th, 2011|Product Review, Yoga & Meditation, Yogic News|0 Comments

Time to Talk About it – The Hidden Grief of Miscarriage

Last week I received the following message on my Facebook : “This week we remember all the babies born sleeping or whom we have carried but never met, or those we have held but couldn’t take home or the ones that came home but didn’t stay.  Make this your profile status if you or someone [...]

How to celebrate the divine feminine in pregnant women in 10 easy steps!

In our society of the body beautiful, our fixation on the external beauty of thin, young and flawless we have sadly lost touch with the divine feminine beauty. This is becoming most evident to me as a 7-month pregnant female in our visual dominant society.  In years gone by artisans created sculptures of an abundant [...]

By | 2017-05-25T12:13:46+00:00 August 5th, 2011|Conception; Natal Care; Birth|1 Comment