Fresh out of yoga school, I was armed with business cards, yoga mats and bountiful enthusiasm. I was ready and raring to spread the teachings of the Swami’s, happy to adjust asana’s, preach pranayama and share my love of the ancient art of yoga to the masses. Little did I know; teaching yoga is hard. … Continue reading Three thing’s I’d learnt after three months of teaching yoga.
The guest teacher post for February is written by friend, yogi and chief kula member - Lindsey Spencer Dirats. I also met Lindsey on my YTT (we connected after she asked to sit with me at lunch and told me my vegan bacon looked and smelt like dog treats...) and she was one of the … Continue reading Guest Teacher Post: Lindsey Spencer Dirats RYT-200.
We all have that pose that makes our enthusiasm drop. There we are in class, flowing pose to pose, like a graceful yoga unicorn and then your teacher begins to guide you into that pose. Your heart begins to sink, you know it’s coming, the doubt creeps in and before you know it – you’ve … Continue reading Checking Out.
February's Sangha Spotlight is from the man who inspired my love of tattoos, rock music and questionable attitude. He taught me how to stand up for myself and to not give a shit what people think... My very own papa, Paul Toop! What Yoga Means To Me Paul Toop Who would have thought that at … Continue reading Sangha Spotlight: Paul Toop
This blog post is a collection of questions I am asked on a regular basis - if you have any questions that are not listed below, please comment on the post or contact me directly and I will try my best to answer them for you! What is Kripalu Yoga?Kripalu Yoga is a compassionate and … Continue reading Yoga Class FAQ
The first Guest Teacher Post is written by my friend, fellow yogi and all round superstar, Meagan Fullen! I met Meagan on my Teacher Training and I feel so blessed to have met such a wonderful person (and someone so passionate about making sure I got my very first s'more absolutely perfect) and I was … Continue reading Guest Teacher Post: Meagan Fullen CYT-200
Whether you are an established yogi with a regular practise or a total beginner, the benefits of practising yoga whilst pregnant are endless. Prenatal yoga is not only a brilliant, low impact workout, helping to strengthen muscles and increase flexibility and endurance ready for labour, it is also excellent to help connect the body to … Continue reading Yoga and… Pregnancy
I wanted to introduce the Sangha Spotlight posts for my blog as a way to bring all the yogis I either teach or practice with together! Sangha is a Sanskrit word meaning community and often in our yoga classes we meet other people but have very little time to connect with them. The first Sangha … Continue reading Sangha Spotlight: Hannah Wallis
As we move further into 2017, the enthusiasm we had for the resolutions set on the first day of the year may have begun to fade. It’s my opinion that January is the hardest month to resolve to do anything in; the weather is icy cold, the mornings inky black and my bank account is … Continue reading Set intentions, not resolutions.