6 qualities of a great yoga teacher

6 qualities of a great yoga teacher Over the years, I’ve had some good, some not-so-good, and a few truly wonderful yoga teachers. Some of the wonderful ones have challenged me, some have comforted me, and others I’ve travelled across the world to learn from. All of...

4 ways yoga can help with anxiety and depression

4 ways yoga can help with anxiety and depression I’m currently going through a significant period of change and uncertainty. And although I’m discovering that change can be necessary – wonderful even – I’m also finding out that uncertainty can be unsettling. I’m...

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...

Sink into sound

The importance of sound and it’s resonance cannot be understated, although it is little understood by most of us. We instinctively know that some music and sounds affect us, but how many of us have ever bathed ourselves in a dedicated sound massage? A few months...

Why showing up is enough

Why showing up is enough Too often people don’t commence a yoga practice because they are under the misguided idea that you need to be a fit, skinny, white girl & have the ability to twist yourself into a pretzel and will have to completely change your diet and...