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So you want to be a yoga teacher, which yoga teacher training is the best anyway? There are so many options and I wanted to take some time to jot down the things you should look out for on a yoga teacher training and what are the things you need to decide to find the...
Congratulations! You’re pregnant and that can make you a little nervous so what does it mean for your yoga practice? Let’s have a look at the most common yoga poses that are contradicted and why they are on that list. Bear in mind that everybody is different and what might work great for you in...
Ahimsa, is one of the most often quoted yamas in yoga, translated as ‘non-violence’ or ‘non-harming’ in thoughts or words, it is a simple idea and not unique to yoga, ‘do no harm’. We can all nod wisely and agree. Yet is one of the more challenging yamas to practice.  Yesterday evening’s classes were themed...
Congratulations, you’re pregnant! At this point there’s no bump and other than a missed period and possibly sore boobs there may not be any other symptoms. That doesn’t mean you won’t feel a change although from the outside life may be going on a normal around you. You may have told your partner, family or...
I stand in front of the mirror applying make up for my first day teaching the 200 hour yoga teacher training on Zoom. I’m not nervous about teaching the yoga teacher trainees. I know the group, they have been really understanding about going online. They are yoga teachers in training, they are a nice bunch....
When I started to teach yoga I hadn’t really heard of mindfulness. Hard to believe in this day and age. I was lucky enough to have an amazing yoga philosophy teacher on the teacher training course I did and lots of integration of yoga philosophy, pranayama (breath work) and meditation into the training days, even...
I promised myself I’d start regularly writing my yoga life blog this February, so here I am, start of March, snowed in and just starting. Why is it so hard to keep promises to ourselves? If I had promised you I never would have waited until now to write. Outside the temperatures have risen and...