yoga for cancer webinar with cancer council NSW

Yoga and meditation can make a big difference to people recovering from cancer. From managing the physical burden of the disease through to the emotional roller coaster that a diagnosis of cancer can bring, yoga can play an important role in...

TRY YOGA ON THE EDGE

Struggling to find balance in your life? It could be time to take advice from an ancient sage. Patanjali, the father of modern yoga, compiled a book known as the Yoga Sutras around 2,000 years ago.    While the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali is the...

a day in the life of a yoga teacher

As a yoga teacher, I’m often asked “do you practice yoga every day?” The answer is yes, but not always in the way that you think! 6.30am My morning yoga practice used to be quite elaborate.  Then I had kids. These days I enjoy 20 minutes gentle...

YOGA, BOOZE AND B.S.

Yoga and alcohol. It’s a bit of a laugh, isn’t it? I mean, who doesn’t love a glass of something fruity after class? Disclosure – I’m not teetotal. Weekends are super-exciting at our place.  Monday to Friday you’ll find us eating macaroni cheese...

making meditation easy

Does this sound familiar: you really, really want to meditate. But within seconds of sitting still, your mind’s a riot of buzzing thoughts. You love the idea of meditation, but it just isn’t working for you. Why?

the not-so-perfect yoga teacher

I’ve been privileged to work as a yoga teacher trainerfor more than 12 years. It’s rewarding work that is both challenging and exhilarating and I’ve met some extraordinary people along the way. However, about 3 years ago I started to notice...

Yoga alliance de-registering yoga 'therapists' without proper training

There’s a lot of fur flying right now as yoga teachers who advertise their services as ‘yoga therapists’ scramble to get certified (or change their marketing!) Why is Yoga Alliance threatening to de-register teachers who claim to be yoga...

autumn soup

I'm no Nigella, but I can't help myself when it comes to soup. Soup is the yummiest, fastest, easiest and most nutritious food in the world. As soon as the temperature drops below, er, 21 degrees (I know, I should be fine with cold weather being...

why i don't meditate

Why I DON'T Meditate   1. I don't have time   2. My mind is too busy   3. There's always something more important that needs doing   4. I have two very active kids

peace, goodwill and yoga

Do you sing? Perhaps you’ve been busting out a few Christmas songs recently. My daughter and I are both keen choir members and the house has been filled with voices rehearsing for carol concerts, parties and numerous other Christmas gatherings.