Yoga-meditation without goals

Category : Asanas (Postures), Featured, General advice, Philosophy 28th June 2024

Inside Yoga 330 28/6/2024 Disclaimer before I kick off: this is not about Euros currently taking place on football pitches in Germany! This article is about how we achieve what we aim for with our yoga/meditation but without having goals during our practice. The root of this message is the advice that a grasping mind does not get what it […]

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All that clutter!

Category : Asanas (Postures), General advice 19th February 2023

Inside Yoga 326 (19/2/2023) I recently spent about four months clearing out my parents’ family home, the house where I grew up, so nearly 60 years of memories, both emotional and physical; and a major process in letting go. And importantly, and purpose of this article, as anyone who has been through this experience will know, it is amazing the […]

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Happy New Year

Category : Asanas (Postures), General advice, Philosophy 1st January 2023

Inside Yoga 325 (1/1/2023) Happy new year to you all; may your dreams and aspirations come true; it is a new beginning, a fresh start, or, for some people, this is not a beginning, nor is an end, but just another day. But for the majority of us, the New Year means resolutions are made and expectations are heightened, but […]

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How yoga can help us with loss and grief

Category : Asanas (Postures), General advice, Philosophy 18th September 2022

In Memoriam HM Queen Elizabeth II 1926 – 2022 Inside Yoga 324 (18/9/2022) When we lose someone we care about, our feelings of loss and grief can be felt in numerous ways, and when it comes to the death of HM Queen Elizabeth II we as a nation, and for many across the world, have felt this loss as if […]

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Recovery: a journey of convalescence

Category : Asanas (Postures), General advice 10th July 2022

Inside Yoga 323 (10/7/2022) Getting better can be a slow and frustrating journey, but do we allow for this? By and large, we don’t, instead we view recovery – whether it is from illness or surgery – as something which should be quicker. As a society, we have forgotten about convalescence which was historically – that is, up until the […]

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Jigsaw of life

Category : Asanas (Postures), 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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