Real Life. Real Bodies. Real Change. Real Yoga.
I’ve just finished teaching two classes (with a broken – or fractured – toe. I’m not sure yet) and I’m having a shower and washing away 2019. Scrubbing, exfoliating, pumice-stoning, deep-rinsing the year away, and applying 2020’s moisturiser ALL over my body. Night cream, night serum, eye cream, (Oh, I am so 32!), putting on … Continue reading Later, 2010’s
The other day I participated in my first Bikram yoga class. I’ve never liked Bikram as a concept, but it did sort of put yoga on the map, at least that was my experience in Australia. So, what is Bikram and how is it different? It’s a series of postures, they are the … Continue reading Bikram Yoga is Not Hot
As someone who comes from a predominantly English-speaking country, I suppose I’m lucky. I can basically travel anywhere in the world and someone there understands my language. I remember being embarrassed as a child when I would go shopping with my grandmother, (or Baka, as we call her) who doesn’t speak much English. She … Continue reading The Yoga of Learning a Language
Yoga can be a spiritual practice, for others, an exercise routine, and for some, just time away from their regular life events, where they can focus purely on themselves. For each student, the teacher must hold the space. Creating an environment free from the distractions of the mind, where the concepts of yoga, as … Continue reading Holding Space