And What does it mean to me? Disclaimers: I'm slightly cheating with this post, as my teacher training assignment is to write 500 words on what yoga is - to me ... as a multi tasker, 2 birds & all that. Yoga changed my life. Fact. Not going to wait to the end to wrap … Continue reading What is Yoga? (Hint: It’s not just Pretzel Posing)
Learning to be a ballerina ... when you've always been an Elephant. I was a chubby child. Big boned as my Mother called it, to be polite? I was also a tom boy who shunned make up for maths and dates with boys for dates with my radio, taping the Top 40 on a Sunday … Continue reading How to teach a (Down) Dog New tricks
I learnt this from Yoga, but gained most from it in my Clark Kent life. 1) Comparing yourself to the person next to you Whether it's a stranger in a coffee shop twiddling their picture perfect curls whilst the rain fuzzed frizz pouf you are styling is scaring the baby at the next table. Or … Continue reading The 3 C’s & why you need to STOP doing them, IMMEDIATELY!
As a woman, can I also be a misogynist? I just spent the weekend at my Yoga Teacher training course, with my all female classmates and female teacher & for this weekend only ... a guest Male teacher. No one mentioned 'it', him being the only 'him' in the room, because it wasn't a 'thing', … Continue reading Women Vs Women
Part 2) Trust in a 'Guru' to guide you. I'm an introvert. It's very easy for me to sit behind this computer & put pen to paper (so to speak), because I can hide from the response, or lack there of, to anything I write down. There is less fear to how what I am … Continue reading Do only Smarties have the Answer? Part II
& Why you shouldn't let them Stop You! I figure now is as good a time as any to actually impart some practical advice ... unless you just subscribed to this for a bit of light relief, in which case - skip to no.1. In a countdown style ... in at: No.5: You're going to … Continue reading 5 Things I wish I knew before I went to my 1st Class:
Who is I? (No this is not meant as really bad grammar - but I would expect some of that too). I've always been career driven, not that I really knew what I wanted to 'be'. My earliest memory of what I thought was that I'd be a nurse ... but not standing the sight … Continue reading Identification & The Accountant Yogi
Yoga mean's Union. Like Marriage or sisterhood, we can all relate. But how do you take it from a practice to a YTT - Yoga ... Teacher ... Training.
Living in the Heart Chakra of the world ... Um Say what? Is it the Yoga that's got me or Glastonbury? Just a Yoga teacher trainee 'beginner' finding her way in the West Country.
You. Yoga. Now. That's all there needs to be, to be happy & healthy. It's not easy though! Follow along to laugh a little & maybe find you, Yoga & now for yourself.