Tips for Beginners to Yoga

One of the most rewarding aspects of my job as a teacher is witnessing a person pursuing the practice in defiance of whatever obstacles (mental or physical, usually both together) get in the way of that. Things like ‘I’m too stiff’, ‘I can’t make the time’, ‘I have too many responsibilities’, ‘my mind won’t keep…

Meditation Myth Busters

Meditation Myth Busters Ok, let’s do this. Let’s bust the myths flying around out there about meditation. Myth Buster: We’re all meditating Technically, meditation is a word that refers to when you’re in the state of meditation. When we sit, or pause or lie down (yes that’s allowed) to meditate, what we are really doing…

New Year Reflection on Purpose, Power and Love

The more I do Yoga, the more I question what this yoga thing is about. When I learn and succeed at something I’ve learnt, I wonder who decided at what point that knowledge was ready to be applied and at what bar it is then deemed ‘a success’. Each time I’ve truly fallen in love,…

Yoga in airports? Another way to find distraction

Someone just sent me a link about ‘yoga rooms’ in airports, a well intentioned share from an acquaintance who thought I’d be cheered by this.   No. Am not.   The proliferation of yoga, everywhere and in any form, are like clouds covering the sun.   This isn’t a judgemental view based on keeping yoga…