Wheel Pose Challenge

At the start of the year I challenged myself to be able to do a really good wheel pose by the end of the year. Whilst this may seem easy to some of you it’s virtually impossible for me. I have lower back problems which seriously debilitate me and have caused me significant problems in…

My Love of Lycra

I’ve got an obsession with Lycra. For anyone reading my blog regularly they’ll already know I’ve got an obsession with dresses. My love of Lycra is for the same reason, like dresses it’s easy (and comfortable) to wear. I spend a lot of time at the gym. I try to go at least five times…

Tai Chi

I did Tai Chi this weekend.  It was a wet miserable Sunday in the UK and I had nothing better to do so I thought I’d give it a go. I’ve been before actually, but it was a long time ago and I’d forgotten how therapeutic and relaxing it is. I think the main reason…

#Ubud, Bali – Where #yoga is hard..

In 2014 after a mammoth four-week tour of New Zealand and then a 10-day action packed stay in Sydney, I decided to book us into Uma by Como in Ubud, Bali for four days. The aim being to recharge our batteries before finishing off our epic seven-week holiday with a ten day adventure tour of…

Reformer #Pilates – Not for the faint- hearted.

  I’ve just been to my first reformer Pilates class. Was it difficult? Yes. Was it fun? Erm, I wouldn’t say so. Do I think it will get results? Absolutely. Do I want a body like the instructors? Yes, yes, yes – I do! So, what to say about reformer Pilates? Well, it’s hard. It’s…

Let’s talk #yoga…

I have a love -hate relationship with yoga. When I started doing it about eight years ago I absolutely loved it. I loved the peace, the stillness, the relaxed and gamely attitude of the group doing it with me. Then something happened. I hurt my back and nothing I did took the pain away. The…