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Delicious, healthy jams and dairy free strawberry ice cream

June 19, 2017

Enjoy these homemade treats using local, seasonal produce… The easiest home made dairy free ice cream  1 punnet of strawberries, 1 tablespoon maple syrup and 50-100ml coconut cream Trim the tops off the berries and roughly chop. Freeze until frozen solid, at least 2 hours but preferably overnight. Break the frozen berries up and place in a food […]

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How to make your own easy raw Easter chocolates!

April 6, 2017

The shops are full of choices but most are full of processed ingredients with little ‘prana’ left. Raw chocolates are an obvious healthy alternativeve but are often very pricey (as the ingredients cost so much more). Why not try making your own raw chocolates this year? If you get some pretty silicone egg shaped moulds the results […]

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Delicious spring recipes!

April 4, 2017

Now is the time to take care to reduce Kapha aggravating sweet, sour and salty foods which could cause water retention at this time.  In common with the winter diet, minimise raw and cold foods, favouring warm, lightly cooked meals. Lighter grains such as quinoa, millet and barley are all Kapha reducing, but minimise wheat […]

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How to feel brilliant this Spring!

March 20, 2017

The Ayurvedic daily routine lies at the heart of staying well, but if we fail to make some changes with the seasons, imbalances arise. The junctions between the seasons are common times to fall ill- many people catch a cold when the weather starts to turn warm after winter. It’s natural to hibernate a little […]

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Try a mung bean soup cleanse this Spring equinox

March 9, 2017

This soup recipe is highly nutritious and naturally detoxifies the body. It works by cleansing the liver, gall bladder and vascular system of any ama (undigested toxins).

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Spring retreat 7-9 April 2017

September 14, 2016

Refresh body, mind and soul by escaping to the countryside for a rejuvenating retreat this Spring. Immerse yourself in Ayurveda, Yoga, and sound healing; enjoy nourishing but cleansing food  and explore the stunning Somerset countryside as nature bursts into Spring. Joanna believes in learning through doing, and having lots of laughs along the way. With just […]

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Ayurveda Beauty & Body care day – 4th December 10- 3.30pm

September 14, 2016

Come and have a day of quiet relaxation before the busy Christmas period kicks in.  Ayurveda is a very practical science and this workshop offers a chance to be nourished as well as get creative. It covers: Dosha questionnaire to assess your Ayurvedic psychosomatic constitution/ skin type Ayurvedic daily routine- cleansing the 5 senses- including […]

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Autumn Face Mask Recipes to cleanse and nourish

September 8, 2016

Autumn weather (dry, cool and windy) tends to increase Vata dosha and make our skin feel equally dry, flaky and tight (think what happens to the leaves on the trees). If you work in an air conditioned office or cycle around, the effect is doubled!   As well as a soothing, warm oil massage for […]

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Ayurveda at Yoga for Peace Day in Frome, Saturday 26th September

August 31, 2015

I am really happy to be taking part in this event in Frome! Join us for a day full of yoga and Ayurveda! The event has been organised by local teacher Kay Bayly to raise money for the three charities supported by the Bristol charity, Yoga For Peace. They support Women for Women, Child Victims of […]

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Yoga Nidra- an antidote to stress and much more

June 20, 2015

Yoga nidra is an ancient but little-known yogic practice that’s becoming increasingly popular as both a form of meditation and a mind-body therapy. It is a systematic form of guided relaxation that typically is done for 35 to 40 minutes at a time. It was popularised by the Satyananda School of Yoga but is now […]

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