We both listen to the Guilty Feminist podcast which in recent months has highlighted the ongoing situation in Calais where more than 1,500 people are sleeping rough in the forests in Northern France and at least 200 are unaccompanied children. Listening to the stories from Calais, we both wanted to do something but were not sure… Continue reading Twin Yoga go to Calais to teach yoga to volunteers supporting refugees
At the start of 2016 my wonderful teacher Diana Malone carried out a series of classes to build her pupils up to headstand. We began with dolphin which, when I first started yoga, I HATED, but it is a great exercise to build strength in the shoulders and to get used to having your body… Continue reading Headstands – Pippa’s Nemesis!
Since the age of 16 I have suffered on and off with depression and anxiety. Looking back, I fell into a pattern of enjoying about 2 years of mental wellbeing followed by a relapse. They varied in severity and were at their worst when combined with academic stress. Rather ironically, I had chosen one of… Continue reading Yoga and Mental Health – How Pippa Found Herself on the Mat