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...

Why every yogi should be practicing interoception

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...

The myth of the flexible yogi

Yoga and flexibility: busting the ‘bendy is best’ myth “I’m not flexible enough.” Isn’t it strange that the most common reason given for not giving yoga a try is also every yogi’s most common source of frustration? Actually, maybe not so strange… Through the...

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...