How to sleep better in a time of uncertainty
How to sleep better in a time of uncertainty
15th July 2020

By Jen Wood Has your sleep been affected? I’ve had some difficulty sleeping over the last few weeks. At the start of lockdown my sleep was better, but soon the anxiety of the situation and concerns about my family started to impact my sleep. Many of my friends, family and clients have also been experiencing […]

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The Kitchen Re-opens
3rd July 2020

*  Read more about our re-opening plan and safety measures here. * As we ease out of lockdown, in-line with new guidelines, we are pleased to re-open The Kitchen’s Terrace for outside dining and we are scheduled to re-open indoor dining from 20th July. Our delicious new summer 2020 menu means you can enjoy eating out […]

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The Kitchen Re-opens

Celebrate International Yoga Day
Celebrate International Yoga Day
18th June 2020

Sunday 21st June ~ TRY OUR FREE TASTER YOGA CLASSES As it is International Yoga Day on Sunday 21st June, we want to fulfil its aims to bring yoga and all its benefits to a wider audience by offering you free taster classes. Essentially, International Yoga Day is about celebrating yoga and informing people how […]

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Mindfulness for stressful times
11th June 2020

By Jen Wood Jen Wood is an emotional wellbeing coach, psychotherapist and wellbeing consultant. She is based at Restoration Yard in Dalkeith Country Park and during the Covid-19 pandemic, is helping us with some of the problems we face from feeling unsettled, to working from home and today, coping with uncertainty. This post includes a […]

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Mindfulness for stressful times

End of Year Teachers’ Gifts Guide
End of Year Teachers’ Gifts Guide
9th June 2020

So we know there are mixed feelings out there regarding end of year teachers’ gifts in a time when so many parents and guardians are doing homeschooling while juggling EVERYTHING ELSE. However, we also know there are so many teachers out there working hard, either teaching remotely or in schools providing care and education to […]

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YOGA POSE OF THE WEEK: Warrior II
5th June 2020

Tess Johnson is one of our resident yoga teachers. Her classes include Forrest Yoga on Wednesdays at 7pm and Evening Reset Yoga on Thursdays at 5.30pm. Tess originally started yoga to help with a back injury, but soon enjoyed the benefits it gave her, helping process stress and emotions. She was quickly drawn to the […]

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YOGA POSE OF THE WEEK: Warrior II

The Father’s Day Gift Edit
The Father’s Day Gift Edit
2nd June 2020

Don’t forget: Sunday, 21st June 2020 Father’s Day 2020 will see us celebrating in a very different way than usual – perhaps a FaceTime, Zoom chat or a socially distanced walk. While many of us may struggle to see loved ones this year, it doesn’t stop us from ordering something really lovely to land on […]

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YOGA POSE OF THE WEEK: WIDE-LEGGED FORWARD FOLD
25th May 2020

Declan Mair is one of our resident yoga teachers. His class Online Yoga For Beginners is on every Tuesday from 5.30 to 6.30pm. Declan uses yoga to find balance, stillness and peace in the chaos of modern life. Here Declan shares one of his favourite yoga poses ~ Wide-legged Forward Fold. WIDE-LEGGED FORWARD FOLD “Prasarita […]

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YOGA POSE OF THE WEEK: WIDE-LEGGED FORWARD FOLD

Free NHS Worker Spaces – Virtual Wellbeing Lab
Free NHS Worker Spaces – Virtual Wellbeing Lab
21st May 2020

Are you an NHS worker or know someone who is? We’re giving away free spaces on every class via Restoration Yard’s virtual Wellbeing Lab as a gesture of thanks so those working to care for others at this difficult time. A timetable for lockdown When lockdown was announced, the team at Restoration Yard recognised that […]

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From My House to Your House – Let’s Spread Kindness
20th May 2020

By emotional wellbeing coach, psychotherapist and mindfulness teacher, Jen Wood The 18th May marked the start of Mental Health Awareness Week 2020, and this year the theme is kindness. During lockdown, I have found solace in the many small acts of kindness that have punctuated the last few weeks. A smile from a passing dog […]

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From My House to Your House – Let’s Spread Kindness