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
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
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?