Let us work, together, to lessen the hurtful judgement and move FAR, FAR away from the toxicity and hatred permeating in society, please! There is so much to learn and so much to forgive - let us focus on nurturing kindness and compassion, courage and inner wisdom, strength and resilience; and move toward a space of LOVE, not fear.
Welcome March, welcome cherry blossoms, welcome longer days and brighter smiles - wooooohooooo, welcome home Spring (it's been a while!!!) Welcome, too, to the seated part of the Ashtanga Baby Primary Series sequence (not suitable for beginners). Enjoy!
Welcome Maitri (friendliness; loving kindness) into your life, treating yourself, others, the planet and animals with ahimsa (non-harming) – the first Yama and, to reference Trip Levine, the prerequisite for listening to what the Universe has to tell you. A beautiful example of balance – beyond the mat – is the partnership between listening and …
Still wrapped up and locked down? No worries! You're not alone! Perfect time to discover and expand our understanding of Yoga. Recently recommended to me by my London-based Iyengar Yoga teacher Khaled Kendsi is B.K.S Iyengar's The Path To Holistic Health - illustrated, relevant and accessible the book is an inclusive and adventurous exploration of …
Welcome to the standing part of the Baby Ashtanga Vinyasa sequence (not suitable for beginners), with the theme: Rooting Down to Create Space! The standing sequence helps build strength and stability (Standing asanas are related to your Muladhara or Root Chakra), also helping you develop a connection to your anatomical body. Enjoy!
Carl Sagan said “If we crave some cosmic purpose, then let us find ourselves a worthy goal.” So, let us make the goal Peace. While rooted in the Bhagavad Gita, it was Swami Vivekananda (celebrated for bringing yoga and the ancient wisdom of eastern philosophy to the West) who introduced to the western mind the four paths of yoga – all interconnected, all leading to the same goal: Peace.
Enjoy this six-part video series breaking down the Ashtanga Baby Series (not for beginners). Please read Health and Safety's under each video!
Welcome to 2021! The theme for this month is Recovery! The book I mention in the video (talking about Pawanmuktasana*) is called Asana, Pranayama, Mudra, Bandha by Satyananda Saraswati. *meaning wind relieving asanas (wind as in gas and also energy, prana - moving the prana through the body). Strongly recommend reading this book and practicing …
Yoga is a journey of self-realisation -- a multi-tiered adventure inwards, and the five koshas provide a way to map (view; understand) the inner transformation. A map to understand the spiritual journey.
Rippling through time and space we find an historic, timeless spiritual guide which holds its relevance firmly in the present-day. This sacred book is The Bhagavad Gita.