May 27, 2019

The beauty of yin yoga is the slippery line between form and formlessness. 

Yin is the liminal space, in which the pose serves as a gateway or portal into some unknown territory in the body, mind, psyche.

Through an anatomical lens, stretching muscles and releasing tensi...

June 28, 2018

Struggling to get through your second chaturanga without sweat cascading onto your mat? The heat is a beautiful thing for warming up our muscles and inviting us to come to yoga a little more relaxed and sun kissed. However, everything in balance. Too much heat can lead...

June 6, 2018

 The terms Yang and Yin relate to two energetic polarities that form and define our reality. The Yang relates to the active, concrete, bright, forceful aspect of all living things, and the Yin relates to the passive, ethereal, shadow and surrendering aspect of life. To...

March 15, 2018

Would you like to create more space, stillness and peace in your yoga practice and life? 

Jon Kabat Zin offers a great definition of Meditation as 'the art of paying attention, on purpose, in the present moment.'

Notably meditation is not about 'not thinking'....

March 8, 2018

'We must keep both our femininity and our strength'

Indra Devi, the first Western woman to be taught yoga by Krishnamacharya.

Today is International Women's Day, and my phone has been pinging non stop with messages of love, inspiration and support from my sister, mother,...

February 15, 2018

'The light of yoga, once lit, is never dim.' ~ BKS Iyengar

You could say I was somewhat of a yoga training junkie. I have done courses and read avidly for the last 15 years about: the lineage of yoga, the philosophy, meditation and energetics; the incredible science of...

December 4, 2017

Unless you are a dancer or gymnast we pretty much all start yoga practice stiff, tense and a little mal-coordinated. Yoga practice involves doing often, extreme things with the very same body described above.

The most common reason for starting yoga is back pain.. and...

November 24, 2017