Have you ever seen somebody cry during their yoga practice? I have, last week and a couple of times before that. In fact, it happened to me some three years ago. It was during one of those usual, busy classes and as I (more…)
I am excited about the start of my apprenticeship with Fierce Grace this week. You will be able to catch me at the Fierce Grace North Studio as of this Friday.
Also, I will (more…)
I am a yoga teacher.
After years of practicing yoga, this sounds slightly strange and it will take some time to get used to. But, it feels good and it feels right. So, we’re all good here. I already wrote about (more…)
I came across this article during the training last week and thought it’s worth sharing here as it exposes very rarely talked about aspects of yoga teacher – student relationship. I suppose a lot of this can be applied to many teacher – student, and mentoring relationships. There is definitely magic happening during the exchange, learning and growth, but when does it move into something else and where is the line between healthy and dependant/abusive. Interesting read! Would love to hear your experiences and thoughts on this.
Interesting article in yesterday’s The Telegraph. Enjoy!
Is Meditation better for you than exercise?
Which is better for your body: meditation or exercise? On the surface, it seems like an obvious decision – physical (more…)
Friday 18th of March, 2016. More than half way through the yogateacher training; 13 days to go.
Since the start of my training course I’ve been waking up at 5am, leaving home early and coming back around 8pm on shorter (more…)
Sunday evening! This past week was super productive and fun fun fun.
I made a point of meeting up with all the people I love and catching up with them, so there have been many coffees, lunches, a few drinks and some late (more…)
I received a reading list by FG training team a couple of weeks ago and I am working my way through it as preparation for my teacher training. One of the books on this list is ‘The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali’ – Translation (more…)
I’m not an expert on this one. Is anyone?
In short: stay truthful to yourself, keep being amazed and don’t lose hope.
Happy St Valentine’s Day! Love, Una
Everyone, meet Paul!
Paul entered the yoga studio this morning and put his mat next to mine. We practiced in silence for just over an hour, after which I think we both nodded off for a couple of mins in our savasanas! (more…)