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Orange and Honey Polenta Cake

Orange and Honey Polenta Cake

By Soraya | May 16, 2019

Orange and Honey polenta cake I think this is the absolute favourite out of all the restorative cakes with students. It’s a  gorgeous moist cardamom and orange-scented cake with a nutty texture that works both…

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Transitions embracing change

By Soraya | September 5, 2018

Transitions Transitions from one cycle to the next, the Summer changing into Autumn. How do you embrace change? how much do you accept and stay fluid or how much do you fight against it? I struggle moving from the simplicity and openness I feel…

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Summer Practice

By Soraya | July 14, 2018

  I have a little one line reading from Albert Corius, that says “in the depths of winter, I finally learnt there was in me an invincible Summer”  what does Summer mean to you? I…

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How meditation can help you sleep

How meditation can help you sleep

By Soraya | June 14, 2018

Do you suffer from a disturbed nights sleep? It’s common to sometimes have a restless night, if you’re excited, stressed, over tired (does it for me), hormone fluctuations etc. But having long term sleep problems…

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Soraya's gluten free date and Almond cake

Restorative Yoga Date & Almond Cake

By Soraya | May 17, 2018

This Date & Almond cake is one of my go to Sunday Restorative recipe’s, it is ridiculously easy, I love creative, healthy baking but I’m not overly keen on recipes that have a whole lot…

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Venetian Carrot Cake

By Soraya | May 2, 2018

Venetian carrot cake (gluten free) I was looking for a gluten free carrot cake and found this Nigella Lawson  recipe, which sounded intriguing as she says it comes from Venetian Jews in the ghetto. As…

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Why Yin Yoga?

By Soraya | April 6, 2018

My musings on the rising popularity of Yin Yoga Living in today’s world, in a western culture is becoming more and more crazy. Although we should, theoretically have more free time, as there are machines…

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New Year’s Resolutions

By Soraya | January 6, 2018

Wishing you all a happy, abundant and adventurous 2018.     For me setting a specific New Years’resolution has never really worked as it either involves a sense of giving something up or forcing myself…

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Iron rich parkin cake

Iron rich Parkin cake

By Soraya | November 10, 2017

My Sunday restorative yoga class this month, fell on Bonfire night, so I decided to try and make a healthy, gluten free version of Parkin cake. I discovered a jar of blackstrap molasses lurking in…

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Turmeric Tea Recipe

By Soraya | October 27, 2017

Turmeric tea is my go to drink throughout the year, ESPECIALLY during Autumn, Winter and early Spring when everyone around you starts coming down with colds. I’ve been drinking it for about 2yrs now and…

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