Banging on about Back Bends – Urdhva Dhanurasana

Upward Bow or Wheel Pose. One of my favourite asanas. I enjoy the practice leading up to full wheel as it allows for some creativity. I like to include gentle back bending in the initial flows; like slight back bends in Crescent Lunge during the Surya Namaskar B to warm the spine and core musclesContinue reading “Banging on about Back Bends – Urdhva Dhanurasana”

Private Yoga Teacher – is private tuition for you?

What are the pros and cons of private yoga classes versus yoga group classes? I love the theatrics of a group class, an expressive teacher leading us as one through a beautifully choreographed sequence, the music, lighting. It can be very entertaining, very social, fun and balancing. However, group situations aren’t for everyone and inContinue reading “Private Yoga Teacher – is private tuition for you?”

Five unexpected outcomes of teaching Yoga.

1. I have constantly filthy feet! 2. Students seem to sense when you are about to offer them an adjust and align their bodies without you having to utter a word. 3. Everyone’s downward dog looks completely different and they are all beautiful. 4. Students love new yoga insight, like trying out new mudras andContinue reading “Five unexpected outcomes of teaching Yoga.”

Yoga Guru Tirumalai Krishnamacharya

Following my Yoga teacher training I decided to research more into the Granddaddy of Yoga Tirumalai Krishnamacharya. A truly inspirational Yoga Guru who had never stepped foot out side of his own country yet his philosophies and teachings spread world wide. His life mission was to heal people through Yoga, he achieved this during hisContinue reading “Yoga Guru Tirumalai Krishnamacharya”

Artists and Inspirations

I had the amazing opportunity to meet two fabulous artists this week. One is the very delightful Lynessa Clemente founder of Lynspirations – her truly beautiful hand crafted jewellery. Lynessa hand makes the paper beads using magazines, brochures or left over wrapping paper, any paper she can get her hands on really! She will even tell youContinue reading “Artists and Inspirations”