The Bellows or The Skull

Bhastrika or Kapalabhati – what’s the difference? Long before the West began to obsess with the physical practice of yoga, pranayama (breath work) was an integral part of any yoga practice.  The Sage Patanjali described pranayama as one of the 8 limbs of yoga.  An...

5 Benefits of Pranayama

As a stand-alone practice of yoga... pranayama allows you to either energise or soothe internal energies found within the Nadis. Yoga texts as far back as the 6th century BC describe the Nadis (little rivers) as energy channels found in the body. Similar to the...

Setting Intentions

Feeling directionless at times in some areas of your life is not unusual.  We don’t always have it all together. We all have our own unique way of viewing the world, but often our views are muddied by habitual behaviour, thoughts, emotions.  Some of which are very...

Is How you Breathe Important?

How you breathe is important. It can have long lasting physiological effects on your health. The good news is that in incorporating some breath techniques into your daily life, you can assist with anxiety, depression, type 2 diabetes and other health conditions.

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

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 these external forces can add...

5 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 immunity from personal difficulties. In fact,...

5 Reasons ‘life experienced’ Bodies like Yin Yoga

No one likes to be called mature – you’re not a cheese. But if you have a little more ‘life experience’, please read on, for the sake of the incredible body that’s got you this far. What happens to your body as it ages As you get older, the collagen fibres in your...

Why Every Yogi Should Be Practicing Interoception

…even if you don’t know what it means yet. Don’t be put off by the terminology. Interoception may sound like that Leonardo DiCaprio movie that no one understands, but it’s definitely not as confusing. Interoception is mindful body awareness. It’s your unconscious...

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