'Pranayama is mule work,' joked (or half-joked) Richard Rosen during a pranayama workshop he led in London. This is how one of his teachers had once described the breathing practices of yoga. Many yogis give up pranayama easily because it is a practice that doesn't initially give as much return…Read more
Welcome to my blog. It’s about enriching everyday life through the teachings of yoga.
Fifteen years ago I turned up at my yoga teacher's house in London for a one-to-one lesson. 'Ah' she said when she saw me. 'Restorative yoga today I think'. Once inside, she helped set me up in a restorative savasana. The eye pillow went on. I woke up one hour…Read more
I find this quick, simple technique so helpful in everyday life. It's easy to momentarily lose our sense of balance, perspective and calm. To become stressed, anxious or unsettled. If we're not careful, we can find ourselves disappearing down the rabbit hole. The past or the future, comfy habits or not-so-helpful…Read more