The benefits of yoga in pregnancy

"Yoga gives the pregnant mother the capacity to adjust to inner and outer changes with extraordinary flexibility. The constant presence of the breath as a means of connecting her to gravity discharges tension and tiredness into the earth, whilst her body maintains a state of cleanliness and lightness. The daily practice of simple, effortless yoga …

Teaching anatomy to the world’s future yoga teachers

When I first dipped into the anatomy world, it was the 20 hours of training received on my 200hr Yoga Teacher Training (YTT). I was so excited to finally start to comprehend some of the secrets of the body. The weekend flew by. Images of skeletons and muscle groups, a brief rendering of the cardiovascular …

I am myself

In a week of discomfort, featuring my boy's first illness, and all the accompanying stress, I've been on a parallel journey of hearing and sensing a steady flow of information and inspiration. One of the key real-I-sations has been how much I am myself. Giving birth has altered an important perception for me, about who …

Where I begin

I'm an inquisitive soul. Illness has fascinated me, often with sadness attached, and vibrant good health enthrals me. How do some people gather it, while others don't. The enquiry has taken me through layers and layers of study, training and self awareness. When it comes to our health, awakened awareness plays such a pivotal role …