Posts in Health & Wellbeing

Fit Ashtanga into Your Day

The Primary Series of Ashtanga Yoga Again and again the beautiful practice of Ashtanga Yoga amazes me. Without fail the ingeniously structured sequence of postures leaves me feeling elated, balanced, strong, and clear-headed. Today I have reflected on some of the concepts and intuitions behind the way this practice is put together, and I have… Read more »

Practice Easy

For most of us, ‘easy’ isn’t necessarily a way we would describe our Yoga practice. Everything involved in our Yoga sometimes might feel like a huge effort, from getting out of bed, to the procrastination of taking that step onto the mat to begin, to the postures themselves; at times it can all feel like… Read more »

Back in our beautiful Yoga Studio

As of Saturday, classes will be once again held in our beautiful, airy and light-filled space. Places are limited so book your spot in advance. REOPENING SPECIAL! 2 Days only – you have two days to take advantage of this special offer! Timetable MONDAY through to THURSDAY Mysore 5.30am sharp – 7.00am Mysore 7.15am sharp – 8.30am… Read more »

How we are running our online classes and why

Dear students of Yoga, we have been running online classes now for more than one month, and have seen some of you showing a lot of commitment to the practice, and very regular participation. This has been beautiful to witness. Following are my thoughts on online teaching and hopefully some answers to some of your… Read more »

Fun and Laughter

When did you last have a deep belly laugh until you had tears in your eyes? Sometimes we feel that there is nothing to laugh about, especially with what is currently happening and the state the world is in. We easily get caught up in our or another’s ‘story’, where we identify with someone within… Read more »

Pranayama Course Online

Morning and/or Evening practices Ten classes spanning 15 days – Online For all levels Experience the uplifting, energizing and centering effects of this beautiful practice. Breathing exercises explained in detail for everyone to be able to follow. Practice either in the mornings or evenings or you can opt to practice both in the mornings and… Read more »

Extra Precautions Covid-19

We are taking extra precautions to help the current health situation. Our Yoga school is known for its high standards in cleanliness. The yoga mats have always been cleaned regularly with biodegradable disinfectant. Of course we will continue to do so. The spray bottles, with which you are wiping down your mats after practice, also… Read more »

How to access that elusive wisdom

Remember a situation when something which you read, or was said by someone, evoked an immediate response within you; an idea or concept about which you knew for certain was true and correct? You felt a deep knowing that you were hearing a truth? At this moment you may have just accessed your ‘pratyaya’, a… Read more »

Student Profile – Gareth

An extraordinary story of recovery from a nearly fatal accident Gareth joined one of my beginner courses some years ago, made good progress, and soon became a regular in our Mysore morning program. He then stopped attending, which I put down to him maybe having moved or similar, as our students’ life circumstances often change…. Read more »

Introducing the Enviro Hero

In our endeavour to build awareness of our planet and it’s now fragile eco-system – also for us to have some fun, we are introducing the monthly  ‘Enviro Hero’. Every time you come to class on foot, or by public transport, bicycle, or magically ‘beaming’ yourself over, give yourself a pat on the back! Then mark your visit on… Read more »