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
Everything starts with ourselves. Wouldn’t it be good to realise that self-love is an emotional filter for our world, our own unique individualised perception? Knowing yourself means we can care for others because we are self-aware first.
How do we understand ourselves better and can yoga helpContinue Reading
Can yoga help manage the ageing process? If your practise enhances your awareness of yourself and how you interact with your world then yes, it can.
Yoga is useful for making changes on the neurological level. So how can that help?
When you practice yoga do you know what your intention is?.
Yoga practice and intention? What is my intention when I roll my yoga mat out? As a yoga teacher or a student, your intention will effect the outcome dramatically. – What we can learn at a Scaravelli inspired Yoga workshop about the meaning of intention in relationship to a yoga practice.Continue Reading
What is Scaravelli inspired yoga? & who is Vanda Scaravelli?
Scaravelli Inspired Yoga is a form of Yoga practice that respects the ‘revolutionary’ understanding of yoga shared by Vanda Scaravelli during the later years of her life and through her book ‘Awakening the Spine’.