Yoga and Mental Health: How I Overcame Depression and Anxiety

Yoga and Mental Health: How I Overcame Depression and Anxiety

It's not been easy for me to write this. In fact, I started writing it years ago whilst I was in Australia, ironically the thought of posting it made me very anxious, so I didn't and it's been sat in my drafts until now! I hope in sharing my story to wellness it gives hope [...]

Styles of Yoga: Finding the right class for you

Styles of Yoga: Finding the right class for you

Do you get your Hatha confused with your Yin? Your Vinyasa with your Ashtanga? Well, hopefully this article will give you all the knowledge you need to be a pro when it comes to choosing the right yoga class for you and your mates! So in general, what are the different styles of yoga classes [...]

Prana is The Force

Prana is The Force

As I sat there watching the incredible and fantastically awesome new Star Wars movie, 'The Last Jedi'. The old brain cogs started whirring and parallels were drawn between The Force and Prana (Life Force in yoga). I thought, yoga is Star Wars, Star Wars is yoga! Far out! Now I have thought this before in [...]

Minimalism & Yoga: Cultivating a Minimalist Lifestyle

Minimalism & Yoga: Cultivating a Minimalist Lifestyle

How yoga can help you cultivate a more minimalist lifestyle.

Breaking The Mould

Breaking The Mould

As with many things in life, opinions change, tastes change and expression changes. After teaching for just over a year and a half, I'm now a little more mature, skeptical and rebellious of the industry. Not with regard to Yoga itself but the way in which contemporary Yoga culture is. Yoga has never been, and [...]

Be light in your practise, question it. An existentialist stance on Yoga

Be light in your practise, question it. An existentialist stance on Yoga

Following on from my last post 'There's something I want to get of my chest' at this point in time and being more me in my practise I am taking way more of an existentialist stance on Yoga and what I teach. I feel in our current Yoga world, there seems to be a bit [...]

There’s something I want to get off my chest

There’s something I want to get off my chest

There's something I want to get off my chest about Yoga, what I teach and what I believe. I feel after teaching Yoga for just over a year, I owe it to my students to write something about what out of the Yoga philosophy I believe and why I do not teach certain things in [...]