Jigsaw of life

Category : Asanas (Postures), Featured, General advice, Philosophy 29th May 2022

Inside Yoga 322 (30/5/2022) Our busy lives are made up of multiple parts, which when it is going well are all positioned in the right place, like a completed jigsaw puzzle, but when something happens to throw a piece out of place then it can feel like the whole puzzle is ruined, or rather our life is now in chaos […]

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Private yoga classes

Category : Asanas (Postures) 23rd March 2022

Since 2020, the pandemic has changed how many of us live and how we seek yoga classes; Many of us work from home, or find ourselves at home a lot more, so why not bring the yoga to our home? Wherever you are, I offer you the opportunity to practice yoga. I offer yoga lessons in your own home (or […]

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Deepen your yoga practice at my yoga workshop

Category : Asanas (Postures), Philosophy 17th March 2022

Yoga Workshop March 26th, Saturday 10.30am to 1.30pm BOOK your place at this popular event – well, that’s what others said about past workshops, For example, one participant said this: “Thank you for the workshop on Saturday. It is super demanding for you I think to keep a three-hour session moving along seamlessly in the expert way that you did. […]

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Harder you work the more you need yoga

Category : Asanas (Postures), General advice 14th March 2022

Since 2020 the pandemic has changed how many of us work, we might be in the office, we might be at home working, or we might be doing what is now called hybrid working, combining work at home and in the office. Wherever you work, I offer you the opportunity to practice yoga. Remember: the harder you work the more […]

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Yoga is an antidote for hectic

Category : Asanas (Postures), General advice 14th November 2021

Inside Yoga 321 (14/11/21) Quite simply put, yoga is an antidote for hectic: it is a solution when our life feels under pressure, too busy, stressed, and all those other words used to describe a life filled and close to overflowing; and a life in need of some quiet calm and space. Is that all I need to say? Yes, […]

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Yoga: a means to an end

Category : Asanas (Postures), General advice, Philosophy 7th October 2021

Inside Yoga 319 (7/10/2021) I haven’t written an article for my blog page since June. I could quite easily blame this inactivity on the pandemic and its ability to drain me of ideas. Or was it laziness? Perhaps blaming the pandemic is a credible excuse because after more than 19 months of living under restrictions of some form and the […]

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Keep your eyes on the point

Category : Asanas (Postures), General advice 16th April 2021

Inside Yoga 317 (16/4/2021) Have you ever wondered what to look at when practising yoga asanas (exercises)? Have you noticed when practising even if our body is in position and keeping still, our eyes are not, wandering aimlessly around the room? The solution to this is called “drishti”. Drishti is the Sanskrit word which is translated as a point of […]

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Anatomy of a posture

Category : Asanas (Postures), General advice 19th February 2021

Inside Yoga 315 (19/2/2021) When practising yoga asanas (exercises) it might not feel like a meditation, because for many people it is done to get more flexibility and physical stretch, and on the surface, watching someone practice, it can look like a bunch of exercises, but yoga is essentially a meditation, when practised correctly. So, why all the exercise one […]

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Don’t know and that is OK

Category : Asanas (Postures), General advice, Philosophy 8th January 2021

Inside Yoga 313 (8/1/2021) Adopting a posh voice: “This pandemic is going on an awfully long time and it is simply not very satisfactory,” is perhaps what most of us are saying, albeit in a different way! After all, we just want to know: “when will the pandemic end?”. But how do we cope with not knowing the answer? It […]

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How to improve your yoga practice

Category : Asanas (Postures), General advice 30th November 2020

Inside Yoga 312 (30/11/2020) There is one thread which holds together our yoga practice, whether we are doing yoga asanas (physical exercises) or dhyana (meditation), and this is our breathing. It is simply at the core of our practice, and in fact, at the core of our being. I have often written about the breathing but we need reminding because […]

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