Yoga for highly sensitive people

One in five people are born with the trait of high sensitivity. This innate temperament trait is also known as sensory processing sensitivity, because of the depth of sensory, environmental and information processing that happens within the biological nervous systems and brains of highly sensitive persons. What is an HSP? An HSP is a personContinue reading “Yoga for highly sensitive people”

Tea and Sophrology – part 2!

Sophrology aims to bring harmony and balance to our lives by reinforcing connections between our mind and body. A refreshing cuppa joins the ranks of activities to help us achieve inner calm . The Tea Advisory Panel (TAP) has produced a report which examine the impact of different types of tea (black, green, herbal) onContinue reading “Tea and Sophrology – part 2!”

Tea and Sophrology!

The gentle discipline of Sophrology was developed 60 years ago by Columbian psychatrist and neurologist, Professor Alfonso Caycedo who combined yoga, meditation, zen and classical relaxation to enable us to achieve optimal balance and harmony. Daily practice is achieved through a unique combination of relaxation, breathing, gentle movement and visualisation. This practice is easy toContinue reading “Tea and Sophrology!”

How can Yoga help our mental well-being?

Yoga provides the tools to break thought and emotional patterns that no longer serves us. We have three structures within our brain: The instinctual brain (brain stem), which asks “Am I safe?” The emotional brain (limbic system), which asks “What am I feeling?” The thinking brain (frontal cortex), which asks “What does it mean?” UnderContinue reading “How can Yoga help our mental well-being?”