This time of year usually brings more people to yoga, many of whom are complete beginners. With this in mind, I offer my thoughts on what (briefly) yoga means to me. Yoga is a system for us to arrive in this present moment. We deepen our awareness and become more balanced. Through the physical practice the body becomes healthy, strong, flexible and vibrant. Emotionally and mentally we find calm and clarity. Yoga is freedom, as we return to the present moment we experien
Reflections and Intentions New Year - a fresh page, opportunities to explore new ways of being. At this time of year I relish taking time out to look back and reflect on what has passed. I try to embrace all the events, good and bad, which ultimately teach me things. Slowing down and allowing quiet reflection will create space for new intentions to arise.
In yoga we often hear about setting intentions. The Sanskrit word for intention is Sankalpa, which is a representa