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My Balance: Kat Farrants, Movement for Modern Life founder

My Balance: Kat Farrants, Movement for Modern Life founder

Kat Farrants, Founder of Movement for Modern Life, an online health and wellbeing platform which uses custom videos to make movement accessible.


What does balance mean to you?

Balance to me means so many things. It means finding an equilibrium in life, a middle-way within our practices, within our work, within every aspect of our lives. We simply cannot ‘overdo’ things, because that is not sustainable. Overdoing will lead to a dis-ease in life, a sense of unhappiness Finding balance is about listening to our bodies and living a healthy, sustainable life.

It's easy to forget the little joys of life when you're caught up in the busy whirl of everyday life - so, what are your favourite simple pleasures?

My dogs are the biggest pleasure in my life. They fill my heart with love and remind me to be playful, to get up, move and take in the beauty of the world around me, and not to spend my life staring at a screen and tapping at a keyboard! They’re very grounding and keep me in the ‘here and now’ for sure, and when I’m with them I feel a real heart-opening sense of joy.

What's your favourite comfort read?

I’m not a comfort reader, if I’m reading something I’ll just carry on with it, but if I’m not in the mood and am perhaps having a tough time, I’ll just stroke my dogs. They are great therapy.

What do you do to express yourself creatively?

I love to write, I really enjoy writing newsletters, blogs and articles for my Movement for Modern life community.  And I love to think! I spend a lot of time on my own, thinking when I walk and writing, and I love to work on the business of Movement for Modern Life, which is my creative venture. It’s wonderful seeing my business as my creative expression in the world, it’s very satisfying.

Tell us about the self-care ritual that makes you feel good?

My morning ritual is to start with hot lemon and ginger, without which I just don’t feel OK for the day, and then I sit for five minutes in peace and then I immediately start writing my words for the day! I do my movement, yoga practice mid-morning as a break and fitting it around my morning walks. I’ve been a vegetarian since I was 14, and now I’m starting to eat vegan. To end the day, I always have a cup of camomile flowers and write my book to work out what I’ll work on in the morning.

How do you use yoga to help create a sense of calm and balance?

I’ve practiced yoga since I was 18 and it’s just part of my everyday life to help me to re-balance when life gets stressful. My yoga practice is a chance to ‘check in’ inside. Have I been taking deep breaths? How is my nervous system on this day? Am I feeling stiff or free inside? Do I need to energise or nourish? What I love about a home yoga practice is that my practice is bespoke to exactly what I need on that day and at that time. As my practice has matured in the years, I’ve come to know that there’s not one yoga for everyone, everyone needs something different and to practice in a slightly different way, and a yoga practice is a checking in time for what is it that I might need right now.

And if you have one… what's your favourite Balance Me product?

I do love Balance Me products! They feel so rich and nourishing on my skin. I’m loving the Wonder Eye Cream and Radiance Face Oil. It’s wonderful to feel how rich this is, and it’s perfect for protecting my skin for my wild walks in nature. Thanks so much for creating these beautiful products which are full of natural goodies and feel so full of goodness!! 


Kat Farrants
movementformodernlife.com; @katfarrants


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