Inspirations & Quotations, Separate Together Retreat

My Guru Tree

I observe this oak tree from my window all year round, silhouetted today by a spectacular Shilbottle sunrise. In the Spring, her sap is rising, leaves are budding and she is coloured with dense green leaves. In Summer children gather around her, climbing into her boughs and leaping off into piles of straw. In Autumn… Continue reading My Guru Tree

A Space to Be, Inspirations & Quotations, Separate Together Retreat

You Are Complete

"Polish the mirror until you can seeYourself with soft eyes, compassionatelyStep through the doorway, you hold the keyPierce the veil of illusionYou are complete." - Luc Acke These beautiful words are from my friend and fellow yoga teacher Luc Acke in Belgium. They are not just poetic words but also the lyrics to a song… Continue reading You Are Complete

A Space to Be, Inspirations & Quotations

Home Practice Ideas 2019

These notes are from my Thursday drop-in class - a simple sequence starting standing and ending lying down. Complete the practice with a guided relaxation and 12 breaths of ujjayi pranayama. Short of time? A little yoga goes a long way - just picking any one of these squares for a 2-3 minute yoga practice… Continue reading Home Practice Ideas 2019