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Bringing Yoga Philosophy to Everyday Life
 

February 4, 2019

Have you ever gone "where was that post" on Facebook? Scrolling for goodness knows how long looking for that one post that gave you some insight, comfort or epiphany? I've decided to start compiling our Managing Negative Emotions posts for your quick reference.

August 15, 2018

We are creatures of habit. We don't like it when our routines are disrupted.

It's the same when our preconception of how things should be is challenged…say, when it comes to our yoga class. When this happens, it can throw off even our favourite activities and what used to always bring us contentment is suddenly a source of stress.

During one of my Dosha Vinyasa Yoga© classes, I threw such a wrench in the gears, so to speak, intentionally.

Ah…I can hear you asking: “Why would you do that?”.

The answer is this - the practice of yoga isn't just for the body. There's meditatio...

June 26, 2018

You probably won’t know this, but my website has gone through three overhauls; so has my business name and logo.  Not to mention the designs of my posters, banners and images that I use on my promotion materials and social media.  And even now, when I really love and am proud of my current design set, I still find myself reviewing and refining everything.

The same is true for my class sequences.  I use the next set in the cycle as my home-practice to enable me to refine the poses, modifications and mini sequences that make up the whole in preparation for my classes...

June 14, 2018

I like taking photos of bees. I'm always amazed by them in so many ways, not least is their seeming dedication and devotion to what they do.  That seems silly when I really think about it...so I don't! Haha!

But it got me thinking about how I relate this to the practice of yoga and how people would traditionally or conventionally understand this.

I wrote the following quite early this morning after a whole night of having the attached poster (I made of one of my bee photos) flying in my head.

"A Reflection on DEDICATION to our Yoga practise.  Some would say a dedicated pr...

June 11, 2018

It’s week 2 into my migraine and it’s been killing me! My head feels like it’s in a fog and cognitive processing is slow. 

My rights and lefts are even more muddled up than usual, going upside-down is unpleasant and turning my head to scan a roomful of people is making my head swim.

I needed to rest, but physically I was still fine and strong (ok, apart from everything I said above) but I had a new vinyasa flow and I was excited to teach it! Needless to say, I still did all my classes since the previous Sunday (end of March). But I made mistakes; multiple times in practi...

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