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The Greatest Gift Yoga Has Given Me

The Greatest Gift Yoga Has Given Me


As we continue to practice yoga, different things can arise for us. This is a deeply spiritual practice which is designed to awaken parts of us which may have become hidden in the hustle of everyday life. We learn ourselves on a very deep level, we learn the true nature of ourselves - not what we wish people to perceive us as, but rather, what we truly are in our heart. 
Recently in my own practice, and just in everyday life, I’ve been contemplating the idea of attachment to the self, something I have consistently come back...


Struggling with your yoga practice? My tips on returning to the mat

Struggling with your yoga practice? My tips on returning to the mat



We all have days where we're not in the mood. Tired, overworked, racked with guilt that you haven't moved your body in a week (or so).... Excuses are another way of entering into self destruction mode. Nobody is too busy for 10mins a day, now is the time to change your habits. Here are my tips for establishing a regular practice and making each time on the mat count toward making you stronger, calmer and more aligned with your true self.

First thing to note; now I'm sure you've heard this one before, but-stepping onto the mat is the hardest part....


The Art of Letting Go

The Art of Letting Go



Something which has constantly shown up in my own yoga practice is my capacity for letting go. It’s something which I was always made aware of from previous yoga teachers or when I trained to become a teacher myself. I think it’s a concept I never truly grasped until quite recently. It’s one thing to let go of sensations in the body and try to breathe through them to allow opening to occur. But what about in other areas of life? It’s a pretty heavy concept to get your head around. I found it so difficult to let go for...