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…

Understanding Pain Through The Biopsychsocial Model Lens

Pain is a complex and multifaceted experience that extends far beyond a mere physical sensation. To fully comprehend and address the complexities of pain, the biopsychosocial model provides a comprehensive framework. This model recognizes that pain is multi factorial and influenced by biological, psychological, and social factors and emphasizes the importance of a holistic approach…

5 Ways Yoga Could Be Enhancing Your Mental Wellbeing

In a fast-paced and demanding world, maintaining good mental health is crucial. While there are various approaches to achieving this, one practice that has gained significant recognition for its positive impact on mental well-being is yoga. Beyond its physical benefits, yoga offers a multitude of advantages for mental health. Let’s explore some of the ways…

Tricks For Starting To Teach 1:1 Private Sessions 101

One of the most common questions I am asked as a yoga teacher peer mentor is about expanding into teaching regular private sessions and client retention. Teaching a one-off session isn’t difficult, retaining returning weekly, fortnightly or monthly clients requires a whole different skill set. So let’s start at with the basics to put in…

✏️What does a yoga teacher actually need to know about anatomy (that’s useful)?

What does a yoga teacher actually need to know about anatomy that has useful connections and practical applications to the reality of teaching? I am very guilty of over learning, overly pursuing advanced anatomy, courses for physios and deep dives into fascia and cadaver work. Anatomy has become seen as a badge of knowledge in…