This week we’ve been exploring arm balances in some of my classes. Arm balances are tricky things requiring strength, balance and a little bit of bravery and faith in your abilities. But they can also be lots of fun and incredibly satisfying when you finally become airborne. Plus there are lots of challenging transitions from … Continue reading Yoga Tips: Learn to Fly in Arm Balances
Yoga Tips: How to Move Between Poses
How can we flow rather than stumble between poses? This week in some of my classes, we have been exploring the idea of how to transition between poses with a greater sense of ease and fluidity. While we may be fully focused in our yoga poses or asanas, sometimes our concentration can go out the … Continue reading Yoga Tips: How to Move Between Poses
Blog: Just Be Kinder
There is a lot to be worried about in the world right now. Indeed, when has there not been a lot to be worried about! I don't think there's ever been a blissful age of peace and prosperity for all. War, disease, crime, terrorism - these are the problems of our age and many ages … Continue reading Blog: Just Be Kinder
All Yogis Are Bendy…?
How many times do I hear people say 'I can't do yoga - I'm not flexible enough'. Most yoga teachers will then usually reply with something along the lines of... 'well that's why you should come to yoga'. I'm a firm believer in yoga being accessible to all. No teacher is going to turn you … Continue reading All Yogis Are Bendy…?
It has been a week since I returned from honeymoon, and it seems as though winter has arrived in London - in July! After a week spent seeing buffalo, hippos and lions in Tanzania, I can now spy one mangy-looking fox from my home office window sitting on the roof of the neighbour's shed. Yet, there's no time … Continue reading New Starts
Be amazed by what you can do
Why do you exercise? What motivates you to get to the gym, go for a walk or unroll your yoga mat? For many of us, we are driven by our image, a desire to shed pounds, tone up and look good. Or it might be something we know we should do to stay healthy. But … Continue reading Be amazed by what you can do