If In Doubt, Take a Nap. I’m serious. It works. In the UK, naps are often thought of as something only babies do.Here in Spain, they are for everyone, just like Yoga! And guess what, they both help us out in many of the same ways. Just like your computer, if your mind is whirring… Continue reading Loveletter Archives : Sleep & Savasana
Meditation Q1 – Do you ever have times, days, weeks, even months or years when there are so many thoughts or worries or ‘things to do’ spinning around in your head that you can’t… relax concentrate sleep Q2 – Do you ever find yourself replaying past events, conversations, mistakes or “would’ve/could’ve/should’ve” scenarios in your mind?… Continue reading Loveletter Archives : Getting into Meditation
What is Advanced Yoga? I used to be able to do the splits. Am I less “advanced” in yoga now compared to when my body could do better things? After this many years, surely I should have an easy splits and be walking around on my hands, right? Those were two of the “goals” I… Continue reading Applied Yoga – Part 5: Am I Less Advanced in Yoga Now?
No Two Paths are the Same. Did you hear the one about when the Roman Catholic Benedictine monk, the Rabbi and the Zen Buddhist monk got together? It was 1968.. and along with Swami Satchidananda (my teacher’s teacher) they co-founded the Center for Spiritual Studies. A place for interfaith understanding. Swami Satchidananda – known affectionately… Continue reading Applied Yoga – Part 4: “Truth is One. Paths are Many.”
Do Lessons Come in Threes? “The Four Locks & Keys”. As we know, Yoga teaches more than just postures. Amongst other things, it teaches us how to deal with any interaction (the “Keys”), with anyone in the world, in any moment by dividing their words/deeds/actions/behaviours into what the ancient texts (The Yoga Sutras) refer to… Continue reading Applied Yoga – Part 3: The Four Locks & Keys
“Western Women Will Save the World” It’s a bold statement. It’s not mine. The Dalia Lama said it. And, although I’m not sure if he was talking about this specific issue, one way we can make a vast difference is by stopping the use of throw-away sanitary products! Read more below on Menstrual Cups It… Continue reading Applied Yoga – Part 2: Menstrual Cups