Gomukhasana cow face pose
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Cow Face: Animal Yoga Pose Series

GOMUKHASANA Level 1: Beginner Originating from 'go' meaning 'cow' in Sanskrit, and 'mukha' meaning 'face', this posture is so-called as the crossed legs look like the lips of the cow, and the arms, with one up and one down, look like the ears. Hence, cow face! Benefits: Stretches the shoulders and arms, improves flexibility and… Continue reading Cow Face: Animal Yoga Pose Series

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Food with love: Summer Vegetable Paella (vegan)

Anyone fancy summer on a plate? That's pretty much what you get with this colourful, tasty, and healthy dish! Whether you've just finished a busy weekend on call, enjoying a well-earned day off, or are feeling a bit peckish after your recent yoga session (See the Postures page for inspiration!- VY), you'll feel like you're… Continue reading Food with love: Summer Vegetable Paella (vegan)

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From Neutering to Namaste: Why one Vet decided to become a Yoga Teacher

Since achieving my childhood dream and qualifying as a vet in 2012, I have worked in many different veterinary clinics and branch practices in my role as a locum veterinary surgeon. I have had the pleasure of working alongside a wide variety of veterinary teams, filled with people from different walks of life and from… Continue reading From Neutering to Namaste: Why one Vet decided to become a Yoga Teacher

Big happy face
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Sharing is caring: how some veterinary professionals find their ‘happy’ on tough days

I recently asked my colleagues and 'vetty' friends to share with us some things they do to increase their happiness during or after a rough day, and they did not disappoint! Unsurprisingly, it turns out we are quite a similar bunch, and we seem to appreciate how important it is for our own sanity to… Continue reading Sharing is caring: how some veterinary professionals find their ‘happy’ on tough days

Vegan ratatouille
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Food with love: Rosie’s Ratatouille (vegan)

It came as no surprise to discover that my VetYogis love food, judging by your reactions to my previous foodie posts! Luckily for us, Rosie (Godmother/culinary queen) has kindly agreed to allow me to re-post my favourites of her vegan creations, so if you like this recipe, look out for more in the coming weeks.… Continue reading Food with love: Rosie’s Ratatouille (vegan)

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Join us for the WellVet Weekend 2018: 24-26 August, Girton College, Cambridge

When I first heard about the upcoming WellVet Weekend a few months ago, I was so happy to see that there was going to be a UK veterinary conference with an emphasis on self-care and wellbeing. Needless to say, I am absolutely delighted to announce that I will be one of the WellVet Weekend Session Leaders in… Continue reading Join us for the WellVet Weekend 2018: 24-26 August, Girton College, Cambridge

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Food with love: Chocolate Cupcakes (vegan and gluten-free)

Cake Fridays are about to turn up! Inject a bit of love into your working day for your colleagues (or any day for you- treat yo'self!) with these cruelty-free vegan and gluten-free chocolate delights. This recipe once again comes courtesy of Rosie (Lickthespoonblog), and as you can see below, we genuinely made these together for… Continue reading Food with love: Chocolate Cupcakes (vegan and gluten-free)