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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...

Why a neat stack of yoga blankets make me purr

Why a neat stack of yoga blankets makes me purr Recently I’ve been reflecting on the first Niyama outlined in Patanjali’s yoga sutras. The Niyama’s are the second limb of yoga, and the five precepts of this limb provide guidance on areas where we can practice...

Got period pain? Try Yin yoga

Got period pain? Try Yin yoga My yin yoga journey started during my period. The time each month, when I get teary, fearful, anxious, indecisive; all topped off with some physical pain. Needless to say I can get a little cranky with all this going on. About 6 years...

Retreat essentials

Retreat essentials Do you forget to slow down, to treasure the little things, get stuck with decision making and find your mind running down a single track that you’re SURE is the RIGHT way? I do and if you do, you’ll know this generally doesn’t lead to life affirming...

Am I doing this right?

Am I doing this right? Across the five studios I work in, time and time again, I come across this question as a Yin yoga teacher. My answer is always the same ‘I don’t know, where do you feel it? ’ If they feel the pose in the area that I have highlighted as the...