September 7, 2017

What is pranayama?
Pranayama is one of the most important aspects of a well rounded yoga practice. “Pranayama” is a Sanskrit word that can be broken down in 2 parts. “Prana” means ‘vital energy’ or life force. It is more subtle than air or oxygen (though closely relate...

September 5, 2017

Ayurveda is derived from the Sanskrit word ‘Ayu’ meaning ‘Life’ and “veda’ meaning science or knowledge. When we combine these two it means ‘knowledge of life’. Ayurveda is the sister science of Yoga in India. You could say it's the cousin of Chinese medicine in China...

August 9, 2017

One of our problems in yoga practice is that we want to get somewhere. We imagine that if we practice more and more we will get some special benefit or powers or enlightenment or something. I can remember when I first started I was practicing a particular style and it...

August 1, 2017

Are you aware you have feet? Silly question, I don't think so. Let me explain. Stop reading for a moment and take your feet in. What do they look like? How do they feel? Do you take care of them? Wear comfortable footwear? Do you on a day to day basis give thanks to th...

July 20, 2017

Making decisions can be difficult, especially when it comes to a committing to a teacher-training course. Its your time, commitment and finances! My own teacher training decision was not clear-cut – I spent many weeks reflecting on why I wanted to do this.

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