Home of Alchemy Blog
From nourishing recipes and natural lotions to mindful movements and managing emotions this blog is the perfect place to create a magical life with your own wellbeing potions!
Welcome to my blog. I’m known as Lea and Leanne to most. I have little humans who call me Mum and well, call me what you wish as long as it is with fondness and love! (I’ve been known as Buttface in a playful way, I am also cool with that!).
I decided to write a blog here on my Home of Alchemy website because I believe it to be the perfect space to share all of my tips on surviving and thriving in this beautiful experience we call ‘life’.
You will find three categories:
Yoga – loads of useful information ranging from yoga flows for migraines, to reviews on the next best hot yoga mat.
Lifestyle – features content like aromatherapy for anxiety to five minute mindful meditation techniques,. You will find all kinds of information to guide you into a world of positive wellbeing.
Recipes – includes advice, information and heaps of recipes for people searching for a balanced plant-based, gluten free diet.
I hope you enjoy reading them and you find the posts useful. After all, life can be pretty challenging at the best of times right, so if we discover any magic ingredients along the way, a big cheers to the magic potions we can create with these useful ingredients.
Remember, you are your own alchemist, the magic is within!
Much love, Lea
How to practice Sheetali Pranayama It’s been a hot couple of weeks for us in the UK and I’ve witnessed a lot of heated, sweaty bodies in my St Helens Yoga classes, including my own! It’s summertime and, from the Ayurvedic perspective, that means pitta season—when pitta dosha (fire and water elements), is at its […]
This week’s Yoga sequence has been put together to help us to release tension in the pelvic area, remove mental expectations and as a result, promote overall acceptance and surrender. Let’s begin with the physical benefits of this practice. How to release tension in the lower back? Now we’ve all experienced lower backache and pelvic […]
Yoga gets the blood in the body flowing! Relaxation helps circulation, movement brings more oxygen to your cells (which function better as a result), twisting brings fresh oxygenated blood to organs, and inversions reverse blood flow from the lower body to the brain and heart. How to improve our circulation? Poor circulation can be caused by many things: sitting […]
Arm balances are fun and flashy in the western Yoga world. In all seriousness, they’re challenging and require a lot of strength and focus, sthira sukha. Since most of us spend our days with our feet firmly planted on the ground and butt on a chair, the ability to elevate them while balancing on our […]