Yesterday my partners daughter and I were discussing the latest trends in website design. She shared that most people don’t want to click a link anymore, they just want to scroll down and get the gist of what you offer. It’s all about K I S S ( keep it simple stupid) It’s a great … More Keep it Simple Stupid
I always thought that yoga was a cure-all. In fact I was absolutely convinced it was. That’s why it was so hard to believe that someone like me, a yoga teacher for over 23 years, could end up being a late onset adult type 1 diabetic. But now, almost seven years since my diagnosis, I’m … More Is Yoga a Cure-All for Diabetes?
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
Being able to share and teach yoga with my partner John Weddepohl has absolutely transformed my life. After 4 years of practicing, travelling and teaching together we feel we have come up with a bullet proof formula which energises and balances the body and totally transforms your relationship with yourself and the world around you. In our new film we share how we both found Yoga and why we now share इष्टम् ISHTAM. The total culmination of Yoga. … More On a personal note
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
With the onslaught of invites to like pages on Facebook I thought it might be fun to share with you the pages I visit the most for all sorts of tips on yoga and wellbeing. This list includes dear friends who I feel really share the best of themselves and brilliant resources for teaching and … More Rachel Zinman Yoga’s top 10 Facebook Pages
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?