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Articles by Julia Davis

Open to Winter - Spectrum Magazine, December 2019                                                                                                                                                   How the seasons play a role in yoga practice and teaching...

Yoga & Menarche - Spectrum Magazine, May 2017                                                                                                                                                                        How yoga can help girls facing the challenge of starting their period...

Teaching at BWY Congress - Spectrum Magazine, June 2017                                                                                                                                               Julia's recent experience of teaching at the British Wheel of Yoga Congress for the first time...

Finchley Yoga Online Resources


Interview with Judy Hirsh Sampath about Running Retreats & Workshops for YTF

Interview with Joanna Benn about Hasta Mudras

Interview with Monica Ruiz about her session on "Tapping Into Your Creative Self Beyond Yoga"

Julia Davis interview with Nina Rashid - Following Your Yoga Heart

Interview with Clive Fogelman about Yoga and Social Media

Interview with Kat Byles of PR with a Heart with Julia Davis of Finchley Yoga and Yoga Teachers Forum

Julia Davis and Sophie Cleere of Sensual Feminist talk about sex, yoga, tantra, sensuality, shame and enjoyment

Interview with Theresa Webb about Yoga and Food with Julia Davis of Yoga Teachers Forum London and Finchley Yoga

Amy Fergus-Fuller Interview with Julia Davis of Yoga Teachers Forum London and Finchley Yoga

Julia Davis interviews with Maria Zannides about Yoga For Recover for Yoga Teachers Forum London

Interview with Dawn Wright - Julia Davis of Yoga Teachers Forum and Finchley Yoga interview about Yoga for Business

Letting Go of Negative Thoughts                                                                                                                                                                                                             Watch Julia discussing some techniques for letting go of negative thoughts about ourselves.

'Menstrual Cycle' Vlog 1                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Watch Julia talking about menstrual cycle awareness and the book “Wild Power”

'Menstrual Cycle' Vlog 2                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Julia talks more about menstrual cycle awareness with Leora of 'Womankind'

'Bleed Yoga' Podcast                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Hear Julia talk about about women’s cycles & how they effect life & yoga practice, including some useful advice...

Blog - Teen & Tween Yoga mum                                                                                                                                                                                                         Read Julia's blog about life as a yoga teacher and mother of teenage girls

You Tube Channel                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Watch Julia's informative, instructional Yoga tutorials

Nidras                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           One-to-one bespoke Nidras available. Contact Julia for details


Resources for All Women


Recommended Books:

Yoni Shakti - A Woman's Guide to Power & Freedom through Yoga & Tantra, by Uma Dinsmore Tuli

Tantric Orgasm for Women, by Diana Richardson

Wild Power, by Alexandra Pope & Sjani Hugo Wurlitzer

Asana Pranayama Mudra Banda, by Swami Satyananda Saraswati

How to Be a Woman, by Caitlin Moran

Her Blood is Gold, by Lara Owen

Love Your Lady Landscape, by Lisa Lister

The Woman’s Yoga Book, by Bobby Clennell

Nature Series 1: Short Meditations For all ages - including audio CD, by Claudine Fignon  BUY NOW


Recommended Websites:



Female leadership coaching:

Facebook Group:
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Resources for Teen Girls & Parents


Recommended Books:

Moon Mother Moon Daughter-Myths and Rituals that Celebrate a Girl's Coming Age, by Janet Lucy & Terri Allison

Making Pink Lemonade - A Novel About Menarche for Girls (recommended for age 8+), by Sarah O'Manhoney

​The Pill Are You Sure Its For You, Alexandra Pope & Jane Bennett

​A Blessing Not a Curse, by Jane Bennett

The Secret Life of Teen Girls, by Evelyn Resh

Fathers Raising Daughters, by Nigel Latta

Secret Girls Business, by Angelo F Pritchard. H Stewart R


Recommended Websites:



Menarche Ceremony and Girls Circle Facilitator:

Melonie Syrett - Call: 07462615299 Email:


The Matriarch Adventure - Catherine Edsell FRGS

Watch Catherine Edsell on You Tube: How an adventure with other women could change your life


Eco-Menstrual & Body Care


Recommended Websites:

Mooncup - Environmentally Friendly Periods

How to choose your first menstrual cup: You Tube Guide

Reusable Menstrual Cups:




Recommended Book:

Natural Fertility: the Complete Guide to Avoiding or Achieving Conception, by Francesca Naish



Doctor Bond - 020 7223 5049 (the Honey Cap – a natural way to avoid pregnancy)


The Fertility Support Company:

Call: 0345 310 5354


Pregnancy & Postnatal


Recommended Books:

The Complete Guide to Postnatal Fitness, by Judy Di Fiore


Recommended Websites:

Sarah Brown - Breast Feeding Consultant   - inspiration for midwives, birth folk, women and families


The following websites can help you with your birth plan choices:


Lactation Consultant:


Nadine Conradi - With over 10 years experience working in the community and on the post natal ward at the Whittington Hospital and UCLH, Nadine offers breastfeeding support in the comfort of your own home or, for a reduced rate, at Health Space 307 in Finchley central.


Doula UK Recognised Birth and Post Natal Doula Mentor, Debra Virchis -

Call: 0794 1263812 / 020 8349 2614


Birth and Postnatal Doula and a peer breastfeeding supporter, Alison Grunwald

Call: 07831 468 634. Email:


Postnatal Doula, Angie Brown -


Doula & post natal yoga Yogabirth, Jill Benjoya Miller

Call: 020 8445 1159,


Postnatal Doula, Breastfeeding Counsellor and Home Organiser, Naomi Joffe

Call: 07887-482870, Email:


Breastfeeding Support, La Leche League -


Tens Machines

The NCT have an arrangement with BabycareTens Hire. Prices start from £25.50.

For more information call 0845 230 9737 or order online - when NCT is quoted with any hire and purchase of a TENS, £5.00 is donated to the NCT.


Tens Machine Supplier, Emma Abrahamson

Call: 07958 650 012


"The method of feeding your baby is very much individual, especially in complex circumstances and I enjoy working with families to reach their feeding goals".

Call 07976 600 891 or visit

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Local Resources


Osteopath, Leor Okrent at Finchley Osteopathy Clinic -

Specialising in pre and postnatal osteopathy and paediatric osteopathy. I would highly recommend Leor. Call 07985 923 047


Parenting Advice, Ella Rachamim -


Fertility Support, Naava Carman -


Acupuncture, Eunhwa Ko

Call: 07961 995 522


Reflexologist, Jenni Stone MAR, BWY (dip) -

Very experienced in maternity. Call 07950 930 832 or email


Congnitive Hypnotherapist, Fertility, Pregnancy & Postnatal, Muriel Bouvier –



Baby and child sleep specialist, Maryanne Taylor


Holistic Therapies, Bliss 2 Health Massage (pre & postnatal), Milena Kina

She is lovely and her massage is excellent. Call: 07860 867 897


Massage Therapist, Debi Cohen -

Will come to your home. Call: 07956 532 919, Email: