How to Ease Back Pain Without Leaving Your Office Chair

Using Camel Pose, aka Ustrasana, to ease back pain in your (office) chair

Sitting down all day in the office can create a humped upper back as we lean over keyboards and stare at computer screens. We scrunch up in the middle and get a droop in the shoulders, leading to aching, stiff spines and quite often fully-fledged back pain.

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Addicted to stress?

"Every now and then go away, have a little relaxation, for when you return to your work your judgement will be surer" (Leonardo Da Vinci)

Are you addicted to stress? Do you jump from one challenge to the next, filling every inch of your calendar? Is your workplace fuelled by caffeine and deadlines?

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The Migraine Beating, Brain Balancing Breath

Trees in blossom at Hackney Marshes

Alternate Nostril Breath (Nadi Shodhan) is a simple and safe yogic breathing technique which helps to balance the two hemispheres of the brain.

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Dru Yoga and healthy backs

Dru Yoga is amazing for maintaining a healthy, pain free back. It was one of the main reasons that I became a Dru Yoga teacher. I have had both acute and chronic back pain since I was 16 and it is a big part of my family history, with severe back …

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My path to Dru Yoga: a 10 year anniversary

This September the world will remember the terrible events of September 11 2001 as we mark its 10th anniversary. But September 11 2011 will also mark a personal anniversary for me. 10 years ago, when I was just 23, I developed Shingles in my face …

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