Yoga Nemesis

I’m going to be a little bit controversial here, because this is very un-yogic in its origins but bear with me because this does link to yoga and the practice of letting go, promise! Do you have a Yoga Nemesis? … More Yoga Nemesis

Happy – a review

  First of all, let me just say that this is a beautiful book and I love beautiful books. The illustrations throughout are inspiring and link in a mindful way to the content of the various chapters.  This has helped to make reading this book a pleasure over the last few weeks. Divided into 11 … More Happy – a review

How honest are you?

Satya is one of Patanjali’s Eight Limbs of Yoga, as written in the Yoga Sutras. It translates as ‘non-lying’ or in other words truthfulness, and I can only assume that Patanjali had as many issues with deceit 1,700 years ago as we do today in 2017. Dishonesty can’t be a new concept, otherwise why would it be a part of the 5 Yamas, or restraints we are advised to practice as part of yoga? … More How honest are you?

Why I practise yoga?

People who find their way to a yoga class attend for a wide variety of reasons. For some it’s simply an exercise class or a means to lose some weight; while others see it as their ‘me time’ to relax and focus on something else. There is no right or wrong reason to take up yoga, if it is whatever is right for you, at that time. … More Why I practise yoga?