When I met my partner John Weddepohl, I felt I was at the peak of my understanding of yoga and yoga practice. I had read every book out there on the philosophy of tantra, studied the science of mantra and yantra and had a deeply entrenched physical practice, which included an understanding of Ayurveda and … More Why take that next step?
When John and I first struck up a conversation after hearing about each other for years, we both had our heads down writing books. Not much has changed in the last 5 years. The subject matter is different but were both still at it. We are loving the daily routine of writing, yoga, more writing, … More What’s new in our corner
I just finished an amazing weekend teaching some dedicated yoga teachers and I’m so fired up for my next event; an early morning week of Yoga, starting next Tuesday, Nov 10 here in Mullumbimby at YogaPad. I know… I know… there’s a million classes out there and you’d love to join but…that early morning time slot … More C’mon you know you want to…..
I never really thought of myself as a rebel until this week. Yes, I had an older boyfriend as a teenager and yes, I quit a prestigious college to run off with my Australian step cousin and YES, YES, I was into yoga and green smoothies way before anyone else. But a rebel? No way. … More Why I can’t do it like I’m supposed to
What does it mean to take time out for yourself? If you’re a yoga teacher or have a passion for taking yoga deeper then you know that taking a break and deepening your practice is super important. Last week we held our first Sadhu Camp in the hinterland of Byron Shire. The retreat was by … More We’re back from Sadhu Camp!
Symbols, for as long as mankind has been around symbols have fascinated us, their architecture invoking inner archetypes. It’s no surprise that ancient India has authored the deepest symbology of all, a mapping of the human body through a sacred geometry called Yantra. The word Yantra comes from the root word Yam, meaning to sustain. … More Making the everyday sacred through the beauty of Yantra practice
If only I could forget the time my prepubescent friends and I decided to play strip “Go Fish”. But I can’t. There’s something about vulnerability and exposure that cuts to the core. It started innocently enough, we couldn’t have been more then 8. We were all dressed in our pyjamas. I was actually acing the … More Is it Safe to Bare All?