Five Minute Poses: Supta Baddha Konasana

Five Minute Poses: Supta Baddha Konasana

Supta Baddha Konasana: An All-Rounder Years ago I did a 10-day Vipassana meditation retreat. The only yoga pose I did during the course was Supta Baddha Konasana. It helped balance many hours spent in sitting and walking meditation. When my meditation energy was...
Five Minute Yoga Poses: Mountain Brook Pose

Five Minute Yoga Poses: Mountain Brook Pose

Mountain Brook Pose This restorative pose has a name like a flowing Tai Chi movement or a sweetly sedative acupuncture point. Actually, the name Mountain Brook Pose simply reflects the way a yoga practitioner’s body drapes over the soft props. Like water flowing...
The Art of Creating Yoga Sequences

The Art of Creating Yoga Sequences

  Rules for creating yoga sequences There’s an fine art to creating yoga sequences. But there are certain rules that, if adhered to, will help you to be successful. In the beginning, you have to do a period of study. You’ll need to learn some set,...

Yoga at Sunrise, A Cold Beer at Sunset

Yes, I do occasionally have a beer. Especially when the conditions are ripe for it. For instance, Northern Territory winter arvos with sunsets to live for. On occasion, I’ve been driven to drink a beer at the end of the day by the rigours if long distance...
Travel Yoga: A Bumpy Road

Travel Yoga: A Bumpy Road

Practising self-forgiveness along the bumpy road I thought it would be easy, but no. In two weeks of travel up the coast of NSW, I’ve only managed a few yoga practices.  ‘Just do it!’, I’ve advised students over the years. Set up a regular...
Rainy Weather Blues: Do Yoga

Rainy Weather Blues: Do Yoga

Rainy Weather? We Need Yoga! The rainy weather here on Mitchells Island has been extreme. There’s been widespread flooding, including our neighbours’ paddocks. The overflow has spilled on to our property and filled part of our paperbark wetland....