Blog Roundup: Catch Up With Last Month’s Articles For Your Yoga Inspiration

Each month I write for a a few different websites and magazines, including Breathe Magazine, Ekhart Yoga, and Yogamatters UK. If you missed any of them, have a look at the list below and take your time reading through. There’s a mixture of philosophy, mindfulness, yoga postures, yoga tips, and lots more to choose from.Continue reading “Blog Roundup: Catch Up With Last Month’s Articles For Your Yoga Inspiration”

Howling At The Moon | Pt. 1: New Moon

It’s likely you’ve heard about how the human body and mind may or may not align with the cycles of the moon, and whilst there are some who argue that the fluctuation of the moon’s waxing and waning doesn’t have a strong enough impact upon the body to change anything, there are others who swearContinue reading “Howling At The Moon | Pt. 1: New Moon”

Winter Solstice: A Return To Light

This time of year holds many important festivals – with two of them happening to fall this week: The Winter Solstice and Christmas! While they’re not technically part of the same belief system or path, they both represent a time when people gather together to celebrate and remember the important things in life as weContinue reading “Winter Solstice: A Return To Light”

Practice: Parivrtta Ardha Chandrasana

 Parivrtta = ‘Revolved’    Ardha = ‘Half’    Chandra = ‘Moon’    Asana = ‘Posture’ or ‘Seat’  Parivrtta Ardha Chandrasana or ‘revolved half moon pose’, is a challenging combination of twisting and balancing, which also requires a lot of core strength and focus. Balancing really requires us to be totally present and self-aware, and is alsoContinue reading “Practice: Parivrtta Ardha Chandrasana”

Practice: Anjaneyasana Variation / Crescent Lunge Variation

The ‘crescent’ part of this asana refers to the shape the posture takes ‘Anjaneya’ is another name for the deity Hanuman  This week sees a full moon on the lunar calendar, which for some means no practicing at all, and for others it means paying close attention to how our practice affects us, as the energyContinue reading “Practice: Anjaneyasana Variation / Crescent Lunge Variation”

Practice: Ardha Chandrasana (Half Moon Pose)

Ardha= ’half’ Chandra= ’shining’ often translated as ‘moon’ We may notice that most asanas are linked to nature and the natural cycles of the world around us. The opposites of day and night, calmness and activity, and heat and cool are also elements infused throughout yogic traditions, and the Sun and Moon are big themes often workedContinue reading “Practice: Ardha Chandrasana (Half Moon Pose)”