london olympics

  The London Olympics – what a treat Thoroughly brilliant enjoyment, fun, humour, music,  sparkle – and it made us all proud to be British! Many thanks to all those who helped to make it happen… PS. If, like me, you were wondering how the Queen was persuaded to take part, here is the answer: ” Queen Elizabeth needed little persuading in making her film debut, appearing with the country’s most famous fictional spy, James Bond during the London Olympic opening ceremony….” “The queen was delighted to be asked, and be involved in something so exceptional” a Buckingham Palace spokeswoman told Reuters on Saturday…..”it was our Olympics and the queen was delighted to be part of it.” The film was the brainchild of …. Danny Boyle, but it was…… Seb Coe who first approached the palace in 2011……When asked how much it took to persuade the queen to take part, a LOCOG spokeswoman said: “Not much”… …… “You don’t have to tell her something twice” Boyle was quoted as saying….”She picks it up straight away, about cameras and angles…..” “She was very happy to take part, she was very happy to do what she did” The Buckingham Palace spokeswoman added…. Read more »

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tantric massage and hatha yoga

I have always felt that a good masseuse should practice hatha yoga There is a definite connection between the two, and in fact, Thai massage is also known as ‘ the lazy man’s yoga’. Most of the tantric masseuses at Tantric Massage in Kensington do practice Hatha Yoga. Now the Journal of Sexual Medicine has published a study stating that ‘ guys who practiced yoga for 12 weeks, tripled the length of time they lasted in bed – from 7.3 minutes to 22 minutes ‘ So hopefully this may prove to be an incentive to some of our clients, to join a hatha yoga class !! Below is some basic information for those who may be considering joining a  yoga class for the first time: ‘Most yoga styles are rooted in Hatha yoga – it’s yoga’s physical discipline that focuses on developing control of the body through asana or poses. As well as physical well-being, Hatha yoga can also give you a mental boost. Its a great entry point for yoga ‘virgins’ as the moves are not too tricky. You could then proceed to more advanced classes of Ashtanga yoga,  which is more fast paced and intense, Iyengar yoga wich… Read more »

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