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...

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 ago, I had a regular Mysore style...

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 decisions in...

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 target area, then yes, they...

There’s A Bear In There

Artist: Paola Pivi  Here’s a BEAR AND WINTER HIBERNATION spiel in case you hadn’t had enough this winter already. Bear with me and all will be revealed! Picture this, it’s cold and crappy outside, food is hard to find and you haven’t got enough energy to beat up...

Challenged? Me too.

Staying motivated to yoga or any long term committed practice can be difficult. Yoga and meditation in particular can throw us curlies because they make us stop and reflect on our inner world. This can be amazing, but also at times incredibly confronting.I know when...