Women’s Health Blog

Please enjoy the following articles on yoga, meditation,
nutrition & lifestyle changes for women’s health
Menstruation Taboo
August 14, 2018

‘Why Sanitary Advertisements Are Doing More Harm Than Good!’

Let's Get One Thing Straight...Women Don't Bleed Blue! We are currently seeing a long over-due movement to improve our discussion and understanding around women’s menstrual health. Despite this, it appears…
Women's Health
July 11, 2018

‘Are All Alternative Health Therapies “Woo-Woo”?’

Woo-Woo, Hocus Pocus or Just Plain Fluff? Have you become disillusioned by the alternative health industry? * Diet shakes that don’t work? * Expensive skin-care regimes that simply leave your…
Managing Period PainWomen's HealthYoga asana for healthy hormones
April 11, 2018

Yoga All Women Should Practice

Natural Remedies to Manage Menstrual Pain It is not uncommon these days for a women to complain of period pain. But it should be! Although menstruation pain is considered normal,…
Becoming A Divine Goddess
March 1, 2018

What Do You “NEED” to Feel Genuinely Happy?!

What if I told you I could grant you anything, RIGHT NOW to ensure your happiness! What would you ask for? Now think ahead to 10 years time. Would this…
Managing Period Pain
February 21, 2018

‘Empty promises: how ‘quick fix’ health solutions can lead to more problems’

How do you manage your period pain? For most women, popping a few painkillers during their monthly period is a normal “necessity” in order to get through the week. In…
Dealing with PMS
January 31, 2018

Relieve Menstrual Pain Naturally

Menstrual Pain, Normal or Not? Most women experience some form of period or menstrual pain during their cycle. Period cramps are often felt in the lower abdomen just before and…
Dealing with PMS
January 18, 2018

Why Do We Liver Cleanse?

The Role of The Liver in Women’s Health The topic of ‘detoxifying’ the body is hugely popular these days. If you were to do a general search, you’ll find hundreds…
Dealing with PMSYoga asana for healthy hormones
August 6, 2017

Manage Hormonal Binge Eating

Why Am I Binge Eating? Do you ever feel like it’s that time of month where you want to stuff your face stupid, even though you know you wouldn’t normally…
Becoming A Divine GoddessYoga asana for healthy hormones
July 31, 2017

A Yoga Teachers Favourite Pose

As a yoga teacher, I’m often asked about my favourite pose. It may come as a surprise, but it’s not an inverted or advanced asana. In fact, yoga asana doesn’t…
Women's HealthYoga asana for healthy hormones
July 17, 2017

Yoga to Detoxify And Cleanse The Digestive System

Dhanurasana, Bow Pose. Is Gut Health Just Another Fad? Have you had your daily serve of Kombucha yet? Or perhaps like me you’re an Apple Cider Vinegar (ACV) fan? Both…
Yoga asana for healthy hormones
July 17, 2017

Unleash Your Inner Youth

Matsyasana, Fish Pose. Ladies if you’re looking for an all round healthy glow, allow me to introduce Fish Pose (Matsyasana)–The pose of ‘Vitality and Youthfulness’! This beautiful backbend helps to…
Yoga asana for healthy hormones
July 17, 2017

Backbends For Healthy Hormones

Do You Have Healthy Hormones? It’s not uncommon for women today to suffer some form of hormonal imbalance at some stage in their cycle. In fact over 80% of women…
Dealing with PMS
July 17, 2017

Who Is Devi Shakti?

Divine Goddess For those of you familiar with Indian sanskrit, or even the polarity between the masculine and feminine energy, will be aware of the Shiva/Shakti relationship. Shakti is the…
Dealing with PMSYoga asana for healthy hormones
July 17, 2017

Yoga For Irritability

Manage Anger and Irritability From PMS As women begin to move into the luteal phase of their cycle, a rapid drop in hormones occurs. This can result in a suite…
Yoga asana for healthy hormones
July 17, 2017

Healthy Psoas for A Healthy Cycle

Trikonasana, Triangle Pose. Why is Yoga so damn good? Because we get to practice incredible poses like this one…Trikonasana (Triangle pose). Without needing to make it overly complicated, the benefits…
Becoming A Divine GoddessWomen's HealthYoga asana for healthy hormones
July 17, 2017

Balance Your Emotions

Happiness is Our Natural State of Being According to the Yoga Sutra’s, our quest for liberation is entirely natural. Our natural state of being longs for ‘freedom of suffering’, and…
Becoming A Divine GoddessDealing with PMSMeditationWomen's HealthYoga asana for healthy hormones
July 17, 2017

Relieve Menstrual Anxiety and Irritability

Do I Even Have PMS? During the later stage of the luteal phase in a women’s cycle, many women begin to experience a noticeable shift in moods. Women might observe…
Becoming A Divine GoddessWomen's Health
July 17, 2017

Are You a Doubter or Do You Believe in Yourself?

Do You Truly Believe in Yourself? As women, we tend to be excessively tough on ourselves. We doubt, criticise, devalue and rarely offer a kind or nurturing thought towards oneself.…
Becoming A Divine GoddessWomen's Health
July 17, 2017

Yoga To Overcome Fear And Anxiety

Overcome Fear and Anxiety with Yoga Anxiety is the most common mental health condition in Australia. In fact, one in three women experience anxiety at some stage in their lives…
Dealing with PMSManaging Period PainWomen's HealthYoga asana for healthy hormones
July 17, 2017

Yoga to Manage Stress and Anxiety

Stress and Anxiety is Common! We live in a fast paced and demanding culture. Taking times of rest and learning how to make space for our emotions is seen as…
Menstruation Taboo
July 11, 2017

Menstruation Taboo

How Do YOU Feel About Your Period? Yep…It’s a hugely personal question, and one that many women shy away from speaking about. Sadly, the Western world has altered what many…
Becoming A Divine GoddessWomen's Health
July 7, 2017

Finding Balance Between Effort And Ease

Most people today lead very busy and hectic lives! As a result, our sense of achievement is often determined by the number of tasks we’ve completed within the day. There…
Mid-cycle pain
July 3, 2017

Yoga For Mid-Cycle Pain

3 Easy Poses To The Rescue! As if it’s not enough that once a month we have to go through PMS symptoms, painful periods and irritability, but for many women…
Managing Period Pain
July 3, 2017

Period Pain is Not Normal

I’ve often heard it said, “There is a reason why women have the babies”.  Often said by a woman, in a sassy tone–usually in reference to woman’s ability to deal…
Yoga asana for healthy hormones
July 3, 2017

Yoga for Hormone Balance

The Importance of Hormone Balance In my opinion, all women have the right to feel divine and beautiful! How often can you say you feel like this though? It’s a…
Menstruation Taboo
July 3, 2017

The Cultures of Menstruation

Menstruation of the past The girls all gathered together excitedly at the front of the village. It was still early, so they attempted to keep the noise of their excited…
Coffee and Your Hormones
July 3, 2017

Coffee and Hormones

My skin is a mess, I’m excessively tired, I feel irrational and stressed, I’ve put on a bit of weight around the middle, and I know why! It’s the effects of drinking…
Endometriosis
April 17, 2017

If The Doctors Don’t Know What to Do With Us, What Hope is There?!

One in 10 women have it! (Endometriosis Australia, 2016)! It’s often misdiagnosed, or not diagnosed for years, with an average delayed diagnosis of over 8 years! (Moradi, 2014)! It causes…
Becoming A Divine Goddess
February 28, 2017

Woman Ain’t No Man

I’m going to state the obvious here, but a woman’s body is vastly different to that of a mans! Not only are we physically different, but we have different instincts,…
Dealing with PMS
February 28, 2017

I Am Woman. Hear Me…ROAR

The song “I am woman”, written and released by Helen Reddy (1975), rapidly became an international best hit. The songs first two lines, “I am woman, hear me roar“ are a…
Meditation
February 28, 2017

Who Left The Monkey In Charge?!

Who left the monkey in charge?! Have you ever felt as though a monkey has been left in charge of your brain? Are you feeling scattered in your thoughts? Struggling…
Mid-cycle pain
February 28, 2017

Mid-cycle Bloat, Weight Gain, Fluid Retention, Cramping, Pain?

3 Easy Poses To The Rescue! As if it’s not enough that once a month we have to go through PMS symptoms, painful periods and irritability, but for many women…
Women's Health
August 17, 2016

Why Mothers Need Yoga

I’m a Mother. Here’s Why I Practice Yoga. Whether you have one, two, three…or maybe you went the whole hog and have FOUR? Perhaps you have more?  The role of…
Breathe for Better Health
May 26, 2016

Breathe…As Though Your Life Depends On It!

Breathing is the most vital process in the body, producing the energy the body needs for muscular contraction, glandular secretion and mental process. This activity is mostly conducted on a subconscious level,…