Getting to know the Spine…

a brief post, made during the final few sessions of a highly inspiring online Yoga training course; all about spinal health.

Yoga teachers Inner Sanctum…

Welcome to my special place, where all my class planning and thinking come together. Planning practices is actually one of the most challenging aspects of Yoga teaching, for me. Ensuring that the details of ‘how’ I structure a practice, what’s the goals and benefits of the approach, what’s the concept of the practice? These areContinue reading “Yoga teachers Inner Sanctum…”

The Importance of Tension

Tension is an essential aspect of our anatomy. Here is a contemplation on this wonderful tool for both #massage as well as #yoga practices.

Spinal Spirals // Yoga Inspiration

This week in my Yoga classes, I have been particularly drawn to explore the spiralling actions in the spine. When thinking about twisting actions in the spine, we might think initially about mobility, perhaps even to think about the question ‘how can I loosen my spine to create more ability for twist?’ This however wasContinue reading “Spinal Spirals // Yoga Inspiration”

Postural Yoga | A quest for feeling

Hatha Yoga, Ashtanga Vinyasa, Iyengar Yoga, Power Yoga, Yin Yoga; whatever your choice of style is, I’m sure we’d agree that we could also refer to these as ‘Postural Yoga practices’. To work with a study of posture, raises the question; how do we assess posture in our body? A common tendency, in a YogaContinue reading “Postural Yoga | A quest for feeling”

Making the most of lockdown…

These unusual times have, I’m certain, challenged us in ways we never thought imaginable. However I find myself, this evening, contemplating the many things that lockdown has offered me. The most prominent recognition, it the opportunity to continue exploring and studying the body, in all its wonderment. Reading interesting research and guidance from great folks-of-knowledge;Continue reading “Making the most of lockdown…”

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