What a test..

My yoga is being tested right now. Can I take what yoga teaches me even more into the broader community? I know it’s going to be needed over the coming months. I spent last weekend on retreat with Melbourne Meditation Centre. Corona virus kept creeping into my...

Body sensing

Back in 2018 I wrote about interoception and why every yogi should be practicing it. Since then I have been on an exploration, further deepening my own interoceptive practice, marrying up mindfulness techniques to help in the body sensing and then introducing all of...

The ins (and ins) of yogic chakras

The ins (and ins) of yogic chakras Crystals that heal chakra imbalances by simply hanging around your neck. Colour therapy that claims to ‘open’ your chakras in a few sessions. These days, much of what you hear about chakras revolves around external forces. Although...

Teacher, not preacher: why it’s OK not to know

Are you worried that you’re not a true yogi unless you have all the answers? This is why I believe it’s more than OK to say, “I don’t know”. You don’t have to be ‘more advanced’ I used to think that to be the best teacher, I needed to be ‘more advanced’ than my...

5 self care tips for yoga teachers

5 simple self-care tips for yoga teachers We yoga teachers cherish the work we do, but teaching yoga takes energy, compassion and heart. And this can be hard to sustain on a daily basis, especially if we have our own issues going on. Teaching yoga doesn’t give us...