This year in July it will be 8 years since I qualified as a vet, and I'm pretty sure that is the BVA's cut-off for considering us to be 'young' vets. Ouch! At the risk of sounding cliched, I have no idea where the time has gone, and in the same way that I can't… Continue reading From Surgery to Chakras: Balancing being a vet and a yoga teacher
Having recently moved back to the UK from NZ, I am settling in to being home again, and Spring is always a lovely time to be here. For those who don't know, I am a locum veterinary surgeon and a qualified yoga teacher, so my priorities in coming home are to continue to do the… Continue reading VetYogi Yoga and Meditation Classes for Veterinary Professionals
Easter weekend can mean lots of things to different people, but to veterinary professionals it can often mean a long weekend on call, or just another weekend without a break. Hopefully you're enjoying the sunshine, a chance to catch up with friends and family, and Easter treats, but if not, allow VetYogi to help you… Continue reading Yoga for the Veterinary Weekend Worker
On Sunday 10th February 2019, we welcomed the first group of VetYogis to the inaugural 'Surgery to Sanctuary' event at Bethells Beach near Auckland, NZ. The Kiwi summer really turned it on with blue skies and beautiful sunshine; we could not have asked for better weather. The group consisted of a variety of small and… Continue reading Our first ‘Surgery to Sanctuary’ experience
On Sunday 10th February Sylvie and I will be leading the first yoga and meditation event exclusively for veterinary professionals in NZ, and it is coming around quickly! 'Surgery to Sanctuary' will be a day of yoga classes, yoga and meditation workshops, delicious food, connecting with like-minded colleagues, and relaxation, all in a stunning natural… Continue reading Surgery to Sanctuary: Last chance to book!
CALLING ALL NEW ZEALAND VETERINARY CLINICS! Look around you; how many colleagues have you seen suffering with problems like stress, anxiety, insomnia, depression, and burnout? Perhaps you have experienced these symptoms personally; the unfortunate statistics would suggest that most of us have, or worse, at some point in our career. We are not alone. Dr.… Continue reading How could ‘Surgery to Sanctuary’ benefit your staff?
You may have seen recently that I have been talking a lot on vetyogi.com about an upcoming special event I am co-hosting, with Sylvie Mclean, here in NZ in February 2019, called 'Surgery to Sanctuary'. We are proud to present two one-day retreats into the ancient practices of yoga and meditation, but in ways specifically… Continue reading The ‘Surgery to Sanctuary’ Event Programme (NZ 2019)