In the midst of your hectic life, where time seems elusive, fatigue, stress, and anxiety have become constant companions. I understand that there are no instant remedies, but I can offer you a treasury of rejuvenating habits for your mind, body, and soul. These practices embody the essence of slow and sustainable change. Inspired by my own journey with mental health, I am eager to share the therapeutic elixirs that have brought me solace.
You don’t get a lot of downtime and often feel overwhelmed and flustered.
You struggle to slow down in your fast and busy life.
Being productive equals success but often feels tiring, and you wonder if there’s another way of living.
You enjoy being around others who care for the environment, advocate the importance of rest, and recognise the need for simpler, slower and kinder ways of living.
You love to learn new things with help and encouragement.
If you have to be in a group, you prefer them to be small and like-minded.
You prefer to support small businesses, stay local and buy ethically where possible.
You’d describe yourself as a sensitive person who can be overwhelmed by noise and light.
Despite what social media depicts, slow living isn’t a secluded woodland cabin, hens roaming free or living off homegrown produce. To slowly live is to experience what life looks and feels like with intention and thoughtfulness at the core, living and loving life in tune with our emotions, values and needs while moving away from the ideas of power, pressure and perfection. Read here to find out about my journey to a slower lifestyle.
My yoga classes are available in Oswestry, Chirk and Glyn Ceiriog. Our yoga practice focuses on easing anxiety, aiding sleep and improving mobility. They’re suitable for those with injuries from the likes of gardening and outdoor sports. During the summer, we take to the great outdoors in the Dee Valley and raise money for charity.
Don’t want to come to a public class but have some friends and family you’d like to bring with you? A private group is what you need. Perhaps you fancy some fun with a healthy side order of calm? My yoga parties in and around Llangollen are ideal for birthday parties, hen-dos and other special occasions.
I’ve personally experienced the mental, emotional and physical benefits of nature so it’s my mission to help others get outside so they can see how healing it is for them. Here are a few interesting facts…
My curated yoga retreats are beginner friendly and explore your connection with nature, movement, meditation, and mindfulness, free from schedules and noise! With practical workshops to help you learn a new life skill or two.
You will have a choice of included activities such as wild swimming, paddle boarding, walking, crafting etc and can arrange your day as you so wish so that it reflects what matters to you most.
“In the beginner’s mind there are many possibilities, in the expert’s mind there are few.” – Shunryu Suzuki
Change can feel hard but I hope to provide a gentle space where you can let of your expectations for how you think life should be and welcome in the possibilities. Using the ancient practices of mindfulness, nature connectedness, yoga, and meditation,
I hold a range of immersive day gatherings for those who want to build confidence and try something new in a supportive environment with our trained and qualified female guides.
To ultimately help others to slow down and get outside. My chosen methods are through mindful movement and nature therapy.
After a life in a built-up area, I was fortunate enough to meet friends in my early 20s who lived on a smallholding and after many wonderful adventures but involving ankle incidents (thanks to wrong footwear), I was gifted wellies! The memories I made in those wellies, inspired the name you see today.
Yes. In fact, my mission is to get those very people into the outdoors mindfully moving, experiencing nature and having lots of fun along the way.
Yes. Groups are kept small so places are always limited.
Yes! Most people do and meet friends during. Equally, you’re more than welcome to bring someone along.
Most of the time no. But you’ll be emailed with what you’ll need to bring.
I encourage all genders and non-binary people to come on to events and retreats. My aim is to provide a safe space for all. It’s always a work in progress and I’m happy to be guided by those who feel they can impart some of their wisdom to help me run inclusive exeperiences.
No. I’m not qualified to diagnose or advise regarding any mental health conditions. I am however a fully trained yoga and mindfulness practitioner which means there’s always a large mental health element in our practice. However, I can only talk about my personal experiences in a bid to provide some inspiration. If you are unsure about how to keep yourself safe please see this list of appropriate contacts.