February – a practice in discernment

February is just around the corner and I’m slowly coming out of hibernation.How about you? It’s time to have a seasonal stretch and a yawn and begin to gently expand our horizons again, and that includes our yoga practices. Maybe take a slightly deeper breath? Reach out a bit more? Move a little bit more? ….but gentlyContinue reading “February – a practice in discernment”

shush… don’t disturb yourself

The year has turned, but the season remains the same. I hope your transition into 2023 has been warm and cosy and full of good company, good books and good food. I’m still very much in winter hibernation mode and enjoying not diving headlong into the new year, but resting back into the season of quietness and contemplation. It’sContinue reading “shush… don’t disturb yourself”

Midwinter yoga

for the season of deep rest and festive dreamings Of all the reasons to include yoga in your life, I think learning to listen is the most impactful. It helps you recognise when you’re off balance (emotionally, energetically, as well physically) and provides the tools to bring yourself back to equilibrium. A yoga practice teaches us to slow down and notice what isContinue reading “Midwinter yoga”

Yoga is for every season of life

What does it mean to be strong, at this time of your life? Where do you need to strengthen up? As a post-menopausal yoga teacher, I’m re-evaluating my practice and pondering how acceptance, determination, humour and compassion relate to my experience of physical and emotional strength. Whatever our age, our ability and our needs, findingContinue reading “Yoga is for every season of life”

Keeping a Cool Head

As we enter yet another hot spell, I thought I’d remind you about Sitali pranayama – the cooling breath. It can really help to cool the head and bring a feeling of calm to the mind. It’s also the breathing practice that comes in very useful for menopausal hot flushes, and also if you get flushes because of hormone-based medications.  Trying addingContinue reading “Keeping a Cool Head”

Online Yoga – free taster session

Come and try out Tracey’s accessible approach to yoga, get comfortable using Zoom, and start reaping the benefits to your health and wellbeing Join me on Tuesday 16th August at 10am for an hour’s introduction to yoga, with some time afterwards to ask questions and find out about the weekly classes on Tuesday mornings andContinue reading “Online Yoga – free taster session”

Knowing What’s Good for You

A nourishing day of yoga for World Meditation Day – Saturday 21st May 2022 Through a seasonally-themed yoga practice and lots of playful inquiry, this is a day to delve deeply into what’s good for you and return back into the world feeling relaxed and refreshed.  I’m really excited about doing workshop days again, especially after such aContinue reading “Knowing What’s Good for You”

Autumn Breathing Space

Friday 29th October, 7.30pm – 8.30pm online Yoga nidra is a beautiful space of receptivity and physical and emotional rest. Through becoming quiet and peaceful, we can listen more attentively to the voice of our intuition. You might have experienced a taste of this in the short relaxation at the end of a yoga class. AsContinue reading “Autumn Breathing Space”

The Breathing Space is back!

Celebrate the energy of the Autumn Equinox – 7.30pm Friday 24th September The sun is still warm and the nights are drawing in. It’s time to grab your blankets and get ready for yoga nidra. Yes, the Breathing Space is back!This is a regular monthly retreat into a calm headspace. An hour of self-care where I leadContinue reading “The Breathing Space is back!”