Mindfulness at Work

When you’re at a retreat, everything there is designed to help you immerse yourself into the present moment: the settings, the program, the food, the atmosphere. But then you return to work. Full inbox, a million tasks screaming for your attention, phones ringing… How do you remain mindful in this environment? Focus on one task [...]

By | 2017-10-13T11:19:32+00:00 October 5th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Finding Balance: On and Off the Mat

It seems that the conversation about balance is everywhere: work-life balance, balance in our relationships, health and even diet. But what does balance mean? How will we know when we find it? A quick check in the online dictionary reveals that balance is: An even distribution of weight enabling someone to remain upright and steady [...]

By | 2017-10-13T11:22:16+00:00 September 21st, 2017|News|0 Comments

Think You Can’t Meditate? Try This

Sitting cross-legged with your eyes closed and focusing on your breath sounds deceptively easy. Until, 30 seconds into it, you realise that you’re thinking about yesterday’s conversation with your boss and, actually, there’s still that report that he wanted you to write, so what are you doing here relaxing… And then you get that nudging [...]

By | 2017-08-24T10:39:21+00:00 August 24th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Account Your Blessings

A child’s smile. A ray of sunshine caressing your cheek. Morning dew shimmering on a rose bud. The rich taste of a freshly cooked stew. Moving with your breath through a yoga flow. These are all experiences that brings us happiness and peace if we allow ourselves to enjoy them; often we don’t. We’ve been [...]

By | 2017-10-13T11:21:57+00:00 July 12th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Another hit on our Friday dinner

Another hit on our Friday dinner last retreat at Wiseman Ferry was this rendition of Vegan Palak paneer or Palak tofu. My twist on this very yummy dish is the addition of kale which deepen the flavour of the palak sauce and also add to the nutritional value of the dish with the wonderful health [...]

By | 2017-06-14T18:31:17+00:00 June 13th, 2017|News|0 Comments

5 Ways Yoga Keeps You Healthy

Just a few decades ago, yoga and modern medicine seemed to exist on different planets, but change is under way. Yoga’s increasing popularity has attracted the attention of scientists and medical professionals. An ever-growing body of research examines how yoga can affect every aspect of your health; and some of the findings will surprise you. [...]

By | 2017-06-12T18:57:59+00:00 June 12th, 2017|News|0 Comments