Communal Living and Another 15 Minutes of Fame

Communal Living and Another 15 Minutes of Fame

When it comes to community, humans need quantity. We need copious amounts of engagement. When we engage with others, our neurotransmitters light up and a happy ‘cocktail’ of hormones floods our systems. Healthy social interaction boosts our energy, moods,...
The Shedders and the Power of Vision Planning

The Shedders and the Power of Vision Planning

Are you good at vision planning? I think that I’m pretty good at planning for the future. Perhaps planning is an inherited trait. Either you are or you aren’t. There are those of us who plan from when we open our eyes in the morning to when we close them...
A Great Combination: Yoga and the Joy of Singing

A Great Combination: Yoga and the Joy of Singing

The Joy  There are lots of ways that people express courage. A person who is stiff, weak and doesn’t breathe well is as brave as an astronaut when they sign up for their first yoga course. I thought that I demonstrated this sort of courage when I joined Wingsong...
A New Sangha of Yoga Teachers

A New Sangha of Yoga Teachers

A bright idea One thing I thought of earlier this year was getting local yoga teachers together for a once-a-month practice. The idea I had was that we teachers would come together with one individual leading a yoga practice, and that that person would nominate the...
The Gallery Door Closes on Yoga

The Gallery Door Closes on Yoga

Yoga is an art. As art belongs in a gallery, so does Yoga! I wrote the above candid caption as part of a promotion for the exciting new yoga classes I’d been invited to teach at the Manning Regional Art Gallery in Taree. I love this special gallery, a community...
What are Shedders and What do They Do?

What are Shedders and What do They Do?

  Media Darlings For the seventh time this year, and over past years, too, I’ve been featured in the media. Is this because I’m a celebrity yoga teacher? Not at all… Even though one of these media exposures was a full page interview in Focus Magazine...
Yoga – A Compliment to Palliative Care

Yoga – A Compliment to Palliative Care

The Class of 2015 The happy group of seniors pictured above are the latest crop of palliative care volunteers to have completed an inspired training on the mid-north coast of NSW. The photo includes facilitators Karen Rudge and Rob Crombie. You might notice yours...