Last week I mentioned I wanted to look at Pratyahara more closely for the year ahead. I decided that there is no time like the present and began to do some research, and theme my classes this week as such. Pratyahara is the fifth limb of the eight limbs of yoga, the framework for yoga … Continue reading Adventures in Pratyahara
Last week I had begun my January/New Years post (read here). This week I will be completing the two part post looking ahead into 2017, and what I am working towards. Rather than set definite goals, I want to look at principals I want to incorporate into my life. January has been by and large … Continue reading The January (which is now February) Post, Part II
As I mentioned, today’s post is inspired by my short time teaching “Auntie”, a temporary resident at the Children’s Home I volunteered at. Auntie was the mother of Hari, the house manager, and staying with her son while she recuperated from spinal surgery. The details of her injury are not exact, but Auntie was very … Continue reading Yoga teaching, and spinal injuries. What Auntie taught me.
Ok so yeah Dal Bhat = delicious but after two days of it as both breakfast and dinner you do start to struggle (or if you're me, involuntarily begin to regurgitate like a child encountering vegetables they dislike). I keep also making the mistake of allowing Mami to fill my plate, so I have no … Continue reading Adventures in yoga teaching: Kids and spinal injuries. Or Days 4 and 5, Nepal
Oh man did I wake tired. I was still finding it somewhat difficult to believe I had come this far. Considering the success of the previous evenings meal I went back to the same place for brekkie. Coffee, juice and a-blow-your-mind spicy Asian omelette with hash browns instead of bread. Service was slower, and meant … Continue reading SSCH, and teaching. Or Days 2 and 3, Nepal.
In normal circumstances, when a month passes, it feels like a month has passed. Not this past month. I recently met with another yogi friend for a coffee and a catch up on all things since our teacher training ended, and was shocked when she mentioned it’s now been six weeks since we finished our … Continue reading Now this is a story all about how my life got flipped, turned upside down
Reflections two weeks after qualification