✏️Music vs Silence- the eternal yoga class debate continues

To be clear, sound has a completely different relationship to yoga and rest…but playlists, tracks and tunes… what’s the nitty gritty? There are so many great conversations out there and personally I love that challenge to my own comfort and narrative as a teacher and practitioner. Here’s my flip flops on music as a key…

NSDR (non sleep deep rest) & Savasana

Savasana, also known as Corpse Pose, symbolises the ‘death’, end of the physical practice and the beginning of the deeper inward yoga practices. It is a foundational yoga posture that embodies the essence of non-sleep deep rest or NSDR. In this pose, practitioners lie down, allowing their bodies and minds to enter a guided tour…

So Should We Let Stuff In Or Block Stuff Out In Yoga?

Your yoga practice is a personal journey inwards, an interiorization. One concept connected to that is the inward turning of the mind and senses, pratyahara. It is often misunderstood as pushing away experiences and shutting the world out, forcing yourself into avoidance and isolation, believing this is true withdrawal. Kaya Mindlin poses a beautiful question…

Meditation, Meditative Or Mindful?

Yoga has been repackaged by the west to look luxe, aspirational and effortless but when it comes to meditation realities this image could not be more misleading and is why meditation can feel so difficult and full of disappointments. It is also often confused with mindfulness, seeing the words used interchangeably. Practicing mindfulness is bringing…

Sound Baths, Soundscapes, Sound Journeys- Just Another LA Fad?

Celebrities swear by them, colleges provide them for staff and students, recovery centres use them for addiction, trauma and now pain – but what exactly is a sound bath and will you have to get wet? They may sound like a revolutionary new age wellness trend, especially with city sessions selling for around £70, but…