Not everyone is as disciplined as they’d like to be. These days with our hectic pressure both on and offline we need a daily practice more than ever. So what keeps us stepping on the Mat day after day? Here’s 3 quick tips. 1. Set aside a specific “ practice time” and practice in a … More 3 Secrets to Fire up your Home Practice
Yesterday one of my students reposted a video from DoYouYoga.com about morning rituals. It depicted a scantily clad yogini littered with tattoos making a simple cup of herbal chai which progressed to a not so simple morning yoga sequence in a dimly lit apartment. The music was engaging and the yogini’s execution flawless. It’s hard not to aspire to that when you start your practice. But I am here to tell you that no matter how beautiful the lens and how dedicated the student the way we look in our everyday practice is far from perfect. … More A Morning Yoga practice
It’s frantic out there in the Yoga world. Just recently, while teaching a dedicated group in Zurich, one of the participants shared that there are more yoga teachers in Zurich than any other city in Europe. It seems everyone wants to do a teacher training to get to know more about yoga. I remember … More Who wants to be a Yogi?
This post was originally published on eatlivelife.com When I was in high school my english teacher insisted that if if we were bored in class it was because we were boring. “A creative mind is never bored”, he emphasised, “it’s always stretching and reaching into unchartered territory.” As a long time practitioner, Yoga is … More 7 Ways To Keep Your Yoga Practice Alive
It’s been such a joy for me to create the above film reflecting the feelings and inspirations gained from participants on our workshops, retreats and trainings. We feel so fortunate to be able to share yoga in so many beautiful places and share with some incredible beings. In the coming weeks and months we’ll be in … More We’re on the road again
When we come together in community (online) or face to face and share what inspires us that inspiration is contagious. This week I want to share a beautiful post by my dear friend Lisa Fitzpatrick who is not only the Anatomy teacher on our Teacher Training but the director of Sacred Women’s Business. A platform … More Adopt an attitude of Gratitude
Lets face it these days everybody and their dog has either taught yoga, is teaching yoga or wants to teach yoga. In fact a teacher of mine once said when the checkout chick is an International yoga teacher running retreats and workshops, it’s time to consider your options. Lately it seems like every time I … More 3 reasons to get real about being a yoga teacher?
Yesterday I payed it forward. I went over to my friends house and helped her create an art studio in her home. Being on the move for the last 6 months has meant that old friends and catchups have had to be put aside for train schedules and sightseeing. Don’t get me wrong I love … More Paying it forward-the best kind of Karma Yoga
Have you graduated from a teacher training or thinking of doing one? Wondering how to get out there and start teaching? Then this weeks guest blog by Nuria Reed is perfect. Nuria and I met in Goa two years ago and I was touched by her inquiring and enthusiastic mind and dedication to helping others … More The Joy of Teaching for Free
It’s so nice to have a closet full of my own clothes, to be able to put my shoes in the shoe rack and to sleep in my own bed. Being on the road is great, don’t get me wrong, but having a regular pad to call home has been well worth the wait. After roaming … More Beautiful Byron Bay