Category Archives: Mind

Hot Stone Massage

Some might be under the disillusion that a Hot Stone Massage is for those winter months when we’re feeling cold to the bones and only a cup of hot chocolate and a snugly fire will do; but there’s actually nothing seasonal about it. A Hot Stones Massage can be just as beneficial on a warm

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Explaining acts of Terror to our kids

The events and images from what has happened – and is happening – this month, filter into all of us. For us adults we may feel many emotions, from great sadness, to distress, to anger and even fear. As the ‘grown-ups’ we have some tools in which to help us, if not to understand, to

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Mental Health Is Here To Stay!

Got to love those Princes these last couple of weeks. The potential King of England says, “no more stiff upper lip at the expense of wellbeing”. Hurrah! This country at last has a pair of hands waiting to catch it that feel safe, kind, and warm… Read Jackie Heffer-Cooke’s latest blog on mental health  

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How to Meditate

Here’s some practical guidance to establish a daily sitting practise of meditation. By Norwich’s yoga teacher, Jackie Heffer-Cooke First lesson in How to Meditate… Prepare Yourself Before even attempting to do any practice it’s important to understand that your practice is not a performance. Each practice doesn’t need to be evaluated about whether it was

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How Mindfulness and Yoga can Help Anxiety

Mindfulness and yoga of course go hand in hand. Norwich’s yoga teacher Jackie Heffer-Cooke explains how they can help anxiety… Last weekend I went to an excellent CPD in London with Nadia Raafat of Birthlight, to discuss and think more upon what mindfulness is and how it can help people, especially with anxiety. It was

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Our Yoga Weekend Timetable

Our YogaBuds’ Weekend Yoga Retreat is quickly approaching. If you’re thinking of booking but wondering what’s planned for the weekend here’s our timetable of what’s planned for your ultimate weekend of relaxation. Yoga Weekend Timetable 12-14th May 2017 Join in as much, or as little, as you like…   Friday: Arrive 4pm 5.30pm – The

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How I Cured my Back Pain

Our Hypnotherapy and NLP (Neuro Linguistic Programming) specialist Rick Maczka, talks about how he cured his own back pain through the methods he teaches.  Age 15 I was kicked in the lower back whilst playing Rugby after school and found I could hardly walk afterwards I spent days crawling around on my hands and knees

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Vinyasa Flow Yoga to Spring Clean Your Body

This week Norwich’s yoga class – ‘YogaBuds’ – led by Jackie Heffer-Cooke, is stepping into its new Spring practise. The emphasis is on Spring Clean Your Body – so vinyasa flow yoga and rejuvenating twists. Here’s why… A Vinyasa Flow Yoga Spring Clean It’s time to climb off our snuggly sofas and wake-up!  Just as

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Our Weekend Yoga Retreat in May!

Do some yoga, read a book, sit in the sunshine, enjoy a glass of warm cider around the campfire, take some time to do what makes your soul happy! You can do it all at our Weekend Yoga Retreat. ‘To Retreat – a period of time used to study quietly, or to think carefully, away from normal activities and duties’ Why a Weekend Yoga Retreat? Do

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