Yoga Travel Guide: Wexford, Ireland

I got to spend one year living in Wexford, Ireland last year. It really is an undiscovered beauty of Ireland – full of stunning beaches, forest walks, rivers for swimming in during the summer and most of all SUNSHINE. It really is the sunny south-east, most of the time! One of the great things about Wexford …

The Many Faces of Yoga: Greg Nardi

I first got to meet and attend a workshop with Greg Nardi in Wexford. I was delighted to get to attend another workshop of his, this time in my home city of Galway. Greg is a really wonderful teacher and I learned so much from him. We spoke about his yoga journey with yoga and his draw …

Chai Smoothie

A quick and easy vegan chai smoothie for a mid-afternoon pick me up. Ingredients: 1 cup of milk of choice (I used Almond, I used unsweetened Alpro Soya Almond milk here but my favourite brand is Vitariz almond or hazelnut is good.) 1 tsp cinnamon 3 cardamon pods (Remove the seeds and grind in mortar …

The Many Faces of Yoga: Galway Edition- Almudena Carrascosa

  I met Madrid native Almu when I started to teach a class at the Sat Nam Centre in Galway city – its been so great meeting and connecting with the lovely yoga community here in my home city of Galway. Almu spoke to me about her journey with yoga, motherhood and running a yoga …

Masala Chai

  Recipe:  1 ½ cups water ½ cup dairy/non-dairy milk 6 cardamon pods 6 cloves 1-2 tsp cinnamon 1 inch piece fresh ginger   Brown demarara sugar/honey to taste 2 black tea bags   Method: Place cardamon, ginger, clove, cinnamon in a mortar and pestle and crush together. Add spices to a sauce pan and …

Red Lentil Dahl

This is probably one of my favourite dishes to make – its good on its own, with rice or can even be used as a base for a lasagne or pie. Instant Knockout Its so tasty and light and I never get sick of it really. You can add vegetables to it also to bulk …

Mung bean and buckwheat Kitchiri

Recipe: 1 cup mung beans/brown lentils 2 cups buckwheat 1 1/2 Inch piece of fresh ginger 2 large garlic cloves 2 tbsp oil/ghee 2 tsp cumin seeds 2 tsp cumin ground 2 tsp coriander seeds (I like to crush them a little with mortar and pestle) 1 tsp whole mustard seeds 1 tsp tumeric powder …

Raw vegan ice-cream

Recipe: ~ Slice 2-4 ripe bananas and place in the freezer for 1-3 hours. ~ When bananas are ready, place in a jug and add the following ingredients: 1 tablespoon raw cacao powder 1-2 tablespoon sweetener (Clair used date syrup, but can also use agave/maple or whatever sweetener you use. 1 dessertspoon raw light tahini …

The Many Faces of Yoga: India Edition – Paulina Drutel

I was so happy to meet Paulina from Poland during our time in Goa – we were neighbours and also got to practice and hang out together a lot talking about our journeys with Ashtanga yoga, meditation and travelling. It was such a pleasure and I look forward to our next journey together.

The Many Faces of Yoga: India Edition – Marit Skogli

    Another dear yogi friend I had the joy to meet during my time spent practicing in Goa. Norweigan Marit talks about how yoga helped her in her recovery from stress overload and burn-out syndrome. I was really moved by Marit’s story – it is so relevant to today’s society and we are all …

Hummus

I find this recipe great to start from – then adding spices, herbs, veggies and whatever you like as you go along 🙂 Recipe: 1 tin of chickpeas, drain and keep the liquid they are stored in 1-2 tablespoons of light tahini 1 tsp ground cumin 1 large cloves garlic 1 large handful herb of …

The Many Faces of Yoga: India Edition – Daniela Leinenweber

  I met my dear Chilean friend Daniela in Anjuna. I had such a wonderful experience exploring the with her and being part of her photoshoot journey there. Daniela talked to me about how yoga helped her deal with living with fibromyalgia, giving her the confidence to leave her job as an engineer and moved …