A one to one yoga teaching lesson has the potential of being a profound experience. On the face of it, an exchange of knowledge between student and teacher. Look more in-depth, and we see it celebrates a deep-rooted need to inform, teach and cultivate wisdom. Helping humankind to prosper in a perpetual process honouring all our teachers and ourselves.Continue reading
Life after lockdown. Is life a reflection of our inner world? Then what we see will have far-reaching consequences if we know what to do with it. I am so pleased my friend Divya agreed to write the guest blog this month. Divya Kolhi is a yoga teacher and author, and she reminds us that the practice of yoga is about noticing. Her insights are very astute; she’s very much about life and the spirit of our humanity. Enjoy.continue reading
Do you know your liquorice root from your licorice root? I want to let you into a little secret. Liquorice is one of mother natures best natural remedies treating many conditions. I should know you see my other job is being the “Liquorice Man.”continue reading
Yoga, the sense of touch. How do we feel, what does it give you back?
How do we feel, what does the sense of touch give you?
Yoga is the sense of touch. If you are conscious of how your feet touch the ground, how you might hold them with your hands sitting, you may become aware of your touch. What does your contact give you back? The proprioception of this engagement. An awareness.
Proprioception. (prō’prē-ō-sěp’shən) The unconscious perception of movement and spatial orientation arising from stimuli within the body itself.continue reading
When I first heard about Yoga for Bhopal and the life-changing work of the Bhopal Medical Appeal charity, I knew I needed to get involved with their initiative. We often hear about Yoga in terms of the benefits it brings a practitioner, whether this is physiological, psychological or spiritual. However, it is also worth considering how Yoga can benefit the wider community. The work, the Sambhavna Trust Clinic in Bhopal, does is an exemplary example of this.Continue Reading
Practice yoga and all is coming.K Pattabhi Jois
This phrase is synonymous with K Pattabhi Jois, the Indian yoga teacher who popularised and developed the style of yoga known as Ashtanga vinyāsa. I am a Scaravelli inspired yoga teacher, to some polar opposite to Jois’s Ashtanga. However, I too practice. What compels me to practice, and why do I think others should or could do the same?continue reading