8 January

5 tips for achieving a regular practice

5 tips for achieving a regular practice

Have you ever found yourself starting something and enjoying it, but then, letting it all fall by the waste-side in a hopeless mess? I have, many times.  Thankfully it generally doesn’t happen with my yoga practice.  Here’s a few tips I use to help me reap the benefits of having a regular yoga practice: Make […]

3 January

Listening to yourself

Listening to yourself

  Fortunately, my body is hypersensitive and thus is one which makes me listen; for which I am very grateful.  Even just the subtle signs of pimples, aches or dry skin can be your body trying to get you to listen to it as a means to help it function better. Listening to yourself could […]

13 December

Yoga in the City

Yoga in the City

Living in London this past few years has shown me many examples of how yoga can help ease the tensions typically associated with city living.  Generally, where there is an abundance of people, there can be an absence of caring.  Crowd psychology states, for example, it is easier to lose our sense of responsibility for […]

12 December

108 Sun Salutations for the Philippines & a Brighter Start to 2014

108 Sun Salutations for the Philippines & a Brighter Start to 2014

If you’re here then perhaps you can get involved? How would you like to join in a 108 Sun Salutation Challenge to kick start your energy and the sunshine in 2014?!  Also, with all proceeds going to help support the survivors of the recent and horrific typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines?  ( joining in means you […]

6 December

No Teacher this Weekend!

No Teacher this Weekend!

Dedicated Yoga Students give it a go, unsupervised (full points for effort!) I’m not teaching tomorrow.  Please don’t mix posture practice with alcohol whilst I’m absent! Have a happy weekend and hope you get to enjoy the Sushi and Super Sound System at Brilliant Corners in the meantime.   Classes resume as normal Tuesday 10th […]

5 December

Being comfortable this Autumn/Winter

Being comfortable this Autumn/Winter

Autumn and winter are historically wet and cold, have a lower energy and is when the fluffy furry animals hibernate.  Also, at this time of year, warming root veggies from the Earth are a staple food whilst there’s a lot less sunlight bringing its energy into this part of the globe.  So as modern humans […]

3 December

Kids Yoga

Kids Yoga

Kids are great!  The children (and teens) of today are the leaders of tomorrow, thus it is really important when, how and what we teach them.  To teach something to a child means it may quickly become innate to them, completely natural.  Teaching yoga to a young person could therefore, enable them to better identify with their […]

29 November

What if I’m not flexible for yoga?

What if I’m not flexible for yoga?

A common misconception for people fearing their first yoga class is, ‘what if I’m not flexible enough?!’ This is a strong reason why it’s a good idea to give it a go, you can go a long way with it. Yoga is however, also much more than just stretching and strengthening the body. When I […]

27 November

Thank you!

Thank you!

So much thanks to the people who have given me love and support over the last couple of years and helped me to realise and then continue to achieve my intention of further sharing Love and Happiness with the people I meet.  Yes I know – I’m a bit of a tree hugger but hay […]

24 November

More Class Prep: Aromas and Love

More Class Prep: Aromas and Love

With the weekend drawing to a wind down, it’s time for some more class preparation.  Next on the list, give the new mats some love.  I’m mixing several drops of patchouli oil in hot water and using a couple of cotton towels to cleanse and then dry the mats, with the intention of bringing to […]