NIYAMA: SAUCHA/SHAUCA Meaning: Cleanliness/Purity The Niyama 'Saucha' is often translated as 'cleanliness' or 'purity' and may cause alarm bells among us yogis that are missing the "tidying up" gene. I am naturally a messy person. I often use the floor as my wardrobe and haven’t seen the bottom of my handbag for months due to … Continue reading Philosophy Series: Do You Have to Be Tidy To Be a Yogi?
How often do you feel like you have no energy? You wake up lethargic or find yourself collapsed on the sofa at the end of the day wondering how on earth it is still Monday? Maybe your energy spikes and falls during the day depending on how many flat whites you have managed to get … Continue reading Philosophy Series: How to Make Best Use of Your Energy
Practising truthfulness in yoga
In yoga classes you may often hear the teacher talking about a sense of grounding or announcing that this is a very ‘grounding’ practice. What does this mean!? This term can take on many meanings and be interpreted differently by each student and their particular reasons for wanting to me more grounded. Over the last … Continue reading Blog: How to Feel More Grounded
UPDATED: NEW CLASSES IN EARLSFIELD: I am teaching small group pregnancy yoga classes in Earlsfield. They are being held at ProPhysiotherapy which is just minutes away from the train station. Classes will run from 7pm-8pm and would work particularly well for those mothers-to-be still working full-time and in need of a relaxing break in the … Continue reading New Pregnancy Yoga Classes
UPDATED (Includes link to fundraising page): On Friday 5th April I will be hosting a charity event in Wimbledon to raise funds for the amazing charity Ourmala that provides support - through yoga and other services - to refugees and asylum seekers in the UK. It will be a donation-only yoga class held at the … Continue reading Charity Event in Wimbledon