October 19, 2019

6 Signs You Need To Slow Down + 3 Easy Solutions

If you are thinking “I haven’t got time to read this article!!!” then reading this article is the FIRST thing you need to do! Life is busy – I get it – but when is it too busy? Here are 6 signs you need to redress the balance: You find yourself saying “I don’t have Read More

How to make peace with your To Do List

Personally I love a good list. Actually, if I am honest what I really love is crossing things off my list, rather than the list itself. Frankly the list itself is the devil on my shoulder constantly whispering ‘oh, you haven’t done that yet Louise, and you so totally should have done that already, and Read More

Are your life shoes pinching?

Does your life sometimes like a pair of tight shoes?  Rather than life feeling like a constant rush from the car to the office feeling those shoes pinch, wouldn’t you like life to feel like you’re wriggling your naked toes in some warm, summer sand?  Here are 10 more simple ways to feel like those Read More

The Brazilian Secret to Reducing Stress

Football is a almost a religion in Brazil. Brazil has the most successful football team ever: they have won the FIFA World Cup 5 times, and are the only national team to have qualified for every tournament. Their free flowing game is revered and emulated the world over. The common phrase about football there (much Read More

Yogic breathing has been invaluable to me for reducing stress

The thing that I find I use most outside of my yoga class is the breathing technique. It really helps to bring my heart rate down plus I find it relaxes me in stressful situations.

Yoga has given me a more relaxed state of mind

The thing that has struck me most about taking up yoga with Positive Balance is that I now have a more relaxed state of mind. I love the way that Louise has given me the ability to reduce my stress through breathing. Fabulous!

Yoga is mentally rewarding

I didn’t expect my Beginners Yoga Course to have such a significant mental aspect to it, I’ve really found that I’ve got more peace since starting yoga. I’m sure its going to be a long and rewarding journey for me. Thanks!

Interview with Karen Braund – Positive Balance’s Monday morning Intermediate yoga teacher

How did you come to yoga? I’ve always been the sort of person that likes to keep fit and to be healthy. I was a regular at the gym, but I hadn’t tried a yoga class before. My first introduction to yoga wasn’t all that inspiring, actually. I tried a very gentle class at first Read More

Yoga is an investment in your wellbeing and personal happiness

Positive Balance yoga will do wonders for your flexibility, strength and sporting performance, and ensure you stay fit and strong for life. But it is much more than great physical exercise, it is an investment in your wellbeing and personal happiness. The impact of our fast-paced world on our breathing and stress levels makes yoga Read More

Mother Nature is one smart lady…

Straight off the bat in the Introduction to all my new Beginners Yoga Courses as I outline to the new students how to look after their bodies and get the most out of the course, I always say that ‘we do not work with pain’. If it’s truly painful to listen to their body, to Read More