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Menopause is normal – and so are female bodies

Yesterday was national menopause day  – accompanied by a slew of press articles, many bossily telling us how …

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Hooked by Tamsin’s South London story

Brixton author Tamsin Grey first thought of becoming a writer when she was just seven, but buried the …

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Hands-on Yoga: combining the Alexander Technique with Gentle Hatha

Put together the postural analysis of Alexander Technique and a gentle approach to Hatha Yoga and you get …

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Is Yoga different in a place of worship?

At St Margaret’s Church in Streatham Hill, I’ve been teaching yoga by candlight each Monday evening over the …

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Stronger together: in politics and in life

I constantly struggle with the tension between a life-long desire to change the world (still undiminished at 50!) …

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How I fixed my bad back in two weeks

Two weeks ago I injured my back very badly. I’m not entirely sure what happened – something involving …

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Have an un-Happy Christmas

This will be the first Christmas without my Mum. And our boys’ first without any grandparents. So you’ll …

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A gift of yoga – to people in prison

For the last couple of months I’ve been teaching a weekly yoga class to men coming towards the …

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Turning 50 – my autumn years?

I turn 50 tomorrow. I can’t quite believe it. I feel more like 15: still a bit nervous …

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A tribute to our mother Frances Holt, 1932-2015

The tribute my sister and I made to our mother, who has died of cancer, at her funeral …

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10 ways to beat the December frazzled feeling

At this time of year we can sometimes find ourselves overwhelmed by demands on our time and energy. …

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How to make yoga a habit for life

“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.” – Aristotle We’re …

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What silence did to my mind

Earlier this month I spent a weekend in complete silence. From Friday evening through to Sunday afternoon I …

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Why meditation is easy, hard – and worth it

I once asked my inspirational yoga teacher Judith Lasater what would be her best advice for surviving the challenges …

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Yoga tips for better sleep

Don’t you feel amazing after a good night’s sleep? And yet so many of us are chronically sleep …

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