Stop Struggling & Find True Strength

Especially if you’re relatively new to practicing Yoga and have come directly from a ‘feel the burn’, ‘push, push, push’ and ‘no pain no gain’ background, postures like Bakasana, Adho Mukha Vrksasana (handstand), plank, Ashtavakrasana, or Urdhva Dhanurasana can all seem like asanas you’ll need to force your way through. The truth is though, whileContinue reading “Stop Struggling & Find True Strength”

Practice: Kakasana & Bakasana

The phrase ‘arm balances’ can strike one of two emotions in us: Love or fear – which are basically the two human emotions all our thoughts, actions and reactions stem from…. For those who find arm balances fun and accessible, Kakasana and maybe even Bakasana don’t seem to require too much physical effort. To thoseContinue reading “Practice: Kakasana & Bakasana”

A New Published Article for Ekhart Yoga: Tapas

This month, Ekhart Yoga have a special series of online classes all about some of my favourite asanas to practice – arm balances! Physically, these postures both require and build upper body and core strength, plus a lot of inner heat! But the biggest benefits along the path to arm balances occur on a muchContinue reading “A New Published Article for Ekhart Yoga: Tapas”

Practice: Baby Bakasana (Baby Crow Pose)

Possibly the smallest arm balance ever; baby Bakasana builds strength in the upper body and core, without that fear of face-planting that the traditional Bakasana carries. Oh yes…. And it’s fun! (No, this isn’t the most traditional of poses – you probably won’t find this particular asana in Iyengar’s ‘Light On Yoga’, but it’s alwaysContinue reading “Practice: Baby Bakasana (Baby Crow Pose)”