https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t0p1-MGTK_8 "What hungry ducks they are - they're eating it!" The second of the Yama is Satya, which means truthfulness.I am sure most of us consider ourselves to be quite honest or truthful people. Have you ever said you would help out with something when actually you were really busy though? Have you ever said… Continue reading The Duck Index
Sunday evening online classes continue throughout July on the theme of yama. We will explore the yama through accessible asana and restorative practice. If you have any specific concerns about your ability to participate please contact me before the class. Typically the class will include some movement from standing or seated, followed by supported postures, relaxation and a meditative practice.
Lockdown in England is starting to ease. There are so many things to consider both at a personal level and for my business. I feel agitation arising within me. How this manifests for me is a fluttery feeling in my chest, tension in my head, tiredness in my eyes, loss of appetite, withdrawing from my family,… Continue reading Keep On Stopping
Six minutes of meditative practice with a finger labyrinth and alternate nostril breathing. You will need a comfortable place to sit and a pen and paper. It can be done sitting at a table. Once you are familiar with how to construct your labyrinth you can make one from fabric, string, beads, pebbles or other… Continue reading Labyrinth Meditation
Wrapping up my month of posts on the Niyama - five personal habits to 'practice' on your journey with yoga. I have done my fair share of journeying in order to ‘find myself’. Each adventure has been a journey that took me out of my comfort zone and then back to a place of greater… Continue reading Finding Our Way Home (svadyaya, isvara pranidhana)
Yoga is informed by a model of vitality in which our energy flows through two main channels (connected to the nostrils) right for sun and left for moon. A sun salutation is a simple sequence that can be performed on a daily basis to bring balance to that energy as well as warm up the… Continue reading Self Care Salutations to the Sun