✏️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…

✏️An Injured Yoga Teacher. Wait, Are We The Problem?

The practice isn’t the problem. In fact, the practice is the solution (not asana, the ‘other’ bit) We may actually be the problem… who recognises this arc either as your own journey or someone who know?     We start going to yoga classes. We go a LOT. Going to yoga defines us and we…

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…

✏️7 Reasons To Avoid Saying ‘The Full Expression Of A Pose’

7 reasons to avoid saying ‘the full expression of a pose’: 🌟There is no such thing if we all acknowledge the irrefutable fact that our skeletons alone are completely unique as well as the rest of individual anatomy. 🌟It breeds a culture of hierarchy, those who ‘can and those who ‘can’t’. 🌟Perfection dosn’t exist –…

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…