I Bend So I Don’t Break

Both life and yoga are full of challenges. No-one knows what is around the corner and we need to be flexible in so many ways to be able to cope with the things that happen on and off the mat. Even if you haven't physically bent today, I can bet that figuratively you have. We [...]

Who You Are Is Not Determined By Your Size…..Love Your Body At Every Stage Of Life

There are so many changes going on in my body and my skin. Hormones are flying in all directions, my boobs already feel humungous and heavy and popping paracetamol every morning is becoming the norm. But then I feel this little baby move inside me and all of those changes feel so insignificant. We are going [...]

No More Slouching…….Yoga for Posture, Positivity & Confidence

Be strong but not rude. Be kind but not weak. Be bold but don't bully. Be humble but not shy. Be CONFIDENT but not arrogant. When I look at my little girl playing on the floor with her toys, her posture is amazing! Her back is completely straight when she's sitting and squatting, as when she's [...]

HOW ARE ALLOWED TO PUT THIS INTO OUR BODIES???? – being aware of the everyday products and food that can cause health issues!

It has been a pretty hectic week for me. Keeping busy and productive, teaching lots of classes and a little bit of partying on a fab girls night out at The Box! Quite obviously, we in the O'Brien household were looking forward to a calm and super chilled weekend....needless to say it didn't quite work out [...]

Intention and Compassion; Yoga to Open The Heart and Listen To Your Inner Self

I imagine setting an intention like seeing a forrest instead of the trees. It is something greater than yourself, a way to give back and be part of the bigger picture. It really is the BIG question.....how can me being a part of this world make it a better place? What is my purpose and how can [...]

Overcoming the Fear of Falling and Yoga Poses for Sexy Summer Arms

What is fear? The "flight or flight"response that your body has when under threat causes the heart rate to increase, the veins to constrict so the blood rushes to the major organs and the muscles tense up. Its no wonder that if you are afraid of something, such as a headstand, handstand or an arm [...]

The Truth About 15 Minutes of Fame, Getting Grounded and Tips for Toned Summer Ready Legs

So it's nearly that time again, we are on the cusp of summer and already getting moments of arm baring weather, how terribly exciting!!! That also means that it's time to get those legs out and bare the flesh! Bye bye Winter tights but my first thought was yikes, I may be half-Indian but I am [...]