Five ways to awaken your spirit

Five ways to awaken your spirit

What makes you feel truly alive? How do you still the chattering of your mind enough to listen to your intuition? Do you have the courage to follow your curiosity? Awakening your spirit helps you to live more fully by softening around your experience and meeting your mind and feelings with kindness.

Five reasons every teen should take up yoga

Five reasons every teen should take up yoga

Teenagers are increasingly facing more pressure at school, within their communities, from social media and to fit in with friends. Yoga can help young people to meet challenges and grow into resilient and compassionate adults. Here are five ways yoga can help teenagers.

Cultivating a nourished heart

Cultivating a nourished heart

Xiu Yang is a dance with the extraordinary captured in a book that belies its simplicity. Mimi Kuo-Deemer introduces the ancient Chinese concept of self-cultivation in a way that is beautiful and readily accessible. Infused with practical suggestions, this book will support you in making the small changes which result in profound shifts.   

The fire of practice

The fire of practice

I believe understanding yoga as a practice cuts to the heart of what yoga is. By exploring what a practice might consists of, I have learnt to focus my mind and to disconnect in order to feel more connected. I’m not the only one, I explore how ancient yogis and present ones use their practice as a way of exploring their reality.

Stepping out of your comfort zone

Stepping out of your comfort zone

Why is trying something new so scary and yet so exhilarating? And how does stepping into the unknown help us to learn more? I wrote a blog for Movement for Modern Life exploring how trying something new in my yoga practice helps me to connect with my beginner’s mind.

Yoga and Accountability

Yoga and Accountability

How do you find motivation to get on your yoga mat, when there are so many distractions? How do you keep yoga feeling fresh and relevant? I wrote a blog for Movement for Modern Life on Yoga and Accountability in which I share my top five ways of staying motivated in my yoga practice.

Feel Good Yoga

Feel Good Yoga

What is it that makes us feel so good after yoga? How does it support not only our physical wellbeing but also our mental health. I co-wrote a blog post with the founder of Movement for Modern Life, Kat Farrants which explores the different ways in which yoga makes us feel good and has a positive impact on our mental health.