Creating Your Own Yoga Space

What’s in a name? The word altar usually conjures up images of a gold, ornate church or else a pagan sacrifice like the scene from an Indiana Jones movie. Those ideas were P-Y (pre-yoga). Nowadays I understand that an altar is really just a focal point, something that makes you feel good and inspires you. You may […]

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Lion & Yoga Stops Traffick

Last night I went to watch “Lion” whilst my own little lion cub was sleeping soundly. I tells the miraculous true story of a little Indian boy “Saroo” who steps on to a train at four years old whilst waiting for his older brother to return from his night work. Saroo becomes trapped and accidentally travels 16,000km to […]

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Yoga For Life

Reading Colleen Saidman Yee’s “Yoga for Life” her story reads like chapters from my own unique life story. Although I haven’t been struck by lightning (yet!) but I did work as a model throughout my twenties and I’ve had an eventful lifestyle of excess, adventures and heartbreak. I can relate to her insecurities, as well as the fear and pain […]

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Wild Wolf Woman

So recently I met and had a few sessions with a wonderful life coach and attended one of her “goddess workshops” which was something I wasn’t initially comfortable with the concept of, I felt a bit anxious about it as I had no idea what it would entail. I should not have been nervous it […]

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Yoga for depression

I haven’t really talked about it much on here because I have preferred to keep it private but yoga has changed my life. That sounds dramatic but it’s true. I have suffered from depression for many years and it’s not something I have been able to tell the world about because there is a huge […]

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Sankalpa

New Year’s resolutions are usually abandoned within weeks, if not days, as enthusiasm and willpower run out but I’m discovering that sankalpa is none of the ego-driven willpower we typically summon to make changes. Resolutions always fail because they work on the assumption that once you have achieved that goal of losing weight, getting fit, changing […]

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Morning Yogi Tea

I am working hard at home to practice mindfulness and meditation and my yoga really helps with this. Hatha yoga really helps with my relaxation and feeling centred. Whilst ashtanga gives me a more strenuous workout with more physically challenging postures. Focusing on my breathing and the postures clears my head and really helps keep me balanced. Working […]

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