Can I float whilst pregnant – yes yes yes!

I really struggled in my first pregnancy. I put on a lot of weight, and sleep was out of the equation about 6 months into the pregnancy – I remember daily waking at 3am and watching films on Netflix – then walking around work like a zombie after 11am....

Downward Dog

Sanskrit name: Adho Mukha Svanasana Adho (downward) Mukha (face) Svana (dog) Instruction From a table top position, on hands and knees, lift the hips up with hands in line with shoulders, and feet in line with hips. Spread your palms, index fingers parallel, and press...

Am I ready for the intermediate class?

There has been a huge amount about safety in yoga in the media recently.  With all the talk about injury and risk why on earth would you want to go to an intermediate or advanced class?  Going to an ‘experienced’ level class can fill students with fear and  spark an...

What is Yin Yoga

When I am asked this question, I respond by describing it as a mindful practice of floor based postures, each held for 3-­5 minutes and approached in a way that allows us to target the deeper connective tissues of the body ­ fascia and ligaments. It can be deceptively...

I Am Not Strong Enough To Do Arm Balances

I hear this all the time.  I’m not strong enough. I’m not flexible enough.  I don’t have enough upper body strength.  My body is the wrong proportions.  The list is endless.  One of the reasons I am running a workshop dedicated to arm balances is because most people...

Thoughts From A First Time Floater

I’m at the very beginning of my Floatation journey, and I’m hugely looking forward to continuing along this path, I can already see and feel the benefits. Floating is a one of a kind experience, which if you’ve floated before I’m sure...

Summer Without Back Spasm

Meriel Davis our in-house chiropractor gives us tips on how to get through summer without a back spasm. Summer’s a great time, sun is shining (sometimes), birds are singing, friends are playing on the beach or in the park and people get out in their gardens and...

Be Warned Starting Yoga Might Just change Your Life

Beginning a Yoga Practice “Saying you are not flexible enough for yoga is like saying you are too dirty to take a shower.” This quote is buzzing around social media right now. I find it pretty hard not to get frustrated when people say that they will never be flexible...

Thai Foot Massage & The Vagus Nerve

On Sunday 8th May 2016, Shelley Goy will be offering ‘Thai Foot Massage’ at The Float Spa and below discusses why people find it so very relaxing & beneficial to their wellbeing: I’m always thrilled to hear how much my clients enjoy their ‘Thai Foot...