The Power of Chi Running

Chi is energy, a ‘life-force’. Chi Running is based on centuries-old movement principles from T’ai Chi which nurture and utilise energies and forces efficiently. It highlights the importance of alignment, relaxation and balance of mind and body. Chi Running teaches proper biomechanics, focusing on the body’s centre of gravity and whole-body integration. Combine with a… More The Power of Chi Running

Yoga in Nature

As a child, I remember fondly taking a school trip to the heights of the English country side, walking the trails of Malham Cove in the Yorkshire Dales and being told to breathe in the “fresh air.” I recall how the word “fresh” somewhat confused me due to the lingering smell of manure which seemed… More Yoga in Nature

Top 7 Ways To Use the Countryside As Your Playground

Today’s kids spend too much time indoors, either watching TV or playing with their electronic devices. They’re not getting enough exercise, and they’re not learning how to spend quiet, contemplative moments in nature. So if you’re looking for ways to get your kids out into nature more often, here are seven ways to use the… More Top 7 Ways To Use the Countryside As Your Playground

Women and Walking

Women excel at building relationships, at looking after others and at talking, among many other things of course. We know that looking after ourselves is important but somehow making the time for pampering, for exercise, for doing what lights us up and nourishes us just doesn’t happen. There is always so much to be done… More Women and Walking

Move to Live

We live in a time where our lifestyle has become very sedentary, a term often associated with older people and couch potatoes. However, even those of us who are considered fit and active, hardly move at all and I mean in all the ways a human body is capable. Furniture and technology keeps us still… More Move to Live

How a Free Weekend Changed My Life

In 2014 I had a weekend to myself. Instead of going to a spa, I went to a hiking shop, bought a pair of boots, some waterproof clothes and a map, then headed off for the North Yorkshire coast. Even though there were amber warnings for gale force winds and rain, I decided to walk… More How a Free Weekend Changed My Life