Can’t sleep, won’t sleep? Yoga can help!

Can't Sleep, Won't Sleep? Tips for insomnia and bad sleep

Insomina is a brutal condition. Sleep is beautiful, restorative and, all too often in modern life, an indulgence. And those who are getting too little sleep will know only too well how hard life becomes without it. Sleep can be torn away from us f…

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Ultimate Relaxation: Winter Bath Recipe

Relaxation bath - winter recipe

Having a lovely hot bath is one of my favourite ways to relax.

I adore it. Relaxation and self-care comes in many forms and for me a bath is always top of my list!

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Join my Facebook group and put your self-care first

“Caring for myself is not self-indulgence, it is self-preservation, and that is an act of political warfare” – Audre Lorde

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Yoga, What is it Good For?

Lucyoga class doing Tree pose on a rooftop in Peckham, London

When yoga does more than just help you touch your toes…

There’s no denying that yoga has had a surge of popularity of late. Certainly, over the years I’ve been teaching I’m seeing more and more people are regularly practising yoga, which is amazing.

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Easy Yoga to Ease Back Pain at Home or in the Office

Man types on a Mac laptop in a cafe. Find relief for computer related back pain with yoga.

Do you have back pain?

If you do, you are not alone. Approximately 80% of us suffer from back pain at one point in our lives or another so I am going to take a punt that many of you will have had to, or will in the future, deal with this problem.

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Cool Down: Yoga Breathing to Cope with Hot Weather

Condensation on a bottle of water

How to Use Yoga to Cool Down

Summer is lovely. 

But sometimes it just gets a bit too much, the heat, especially when commuting, is intense and it can fray even them calmest of tempers.

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The Times They … Changed

In July 2015 Lucyoga moved away from London. Wrapped up in a number of changes in my personal life, it was a difficult decision but a necessary one, to leave south London.

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#stopdropandbreathe: Top-Up your Stillness

So far this year I have been frequently reminded of the need to take time to stop and breathe. To make time for gratitude and love in our busy schedules. To top-up the stillness within, that can carry us through the hardest of times.

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Three Stretches to Shrug off Your Shoulder Pain

A stretch using a yoga strap

Ouch! Are your neck and shoulders starting to ache? Do you have that nagging shoulder pain again? Have you spent hours staring at a screen, typing furiously? Noticed that your back is hunched, shoulders rounded, chest squeezed?

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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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