October 2019

Climate Yoga: Do Flop-Asanas!

Climate Yoga: Do Flop-Asanas!

We need to adapt to this warming climate. We can keep our practice to the cooler morning and evening part of the day. As the heat builds, we can do passive poses which have the effect of cooling the brain and pacify the body’s systems. Forward bends, supported inversions and yoga flop-asanas are the ‘go’.

Happy 75th from Roads and Maritime Services

Happy 75th from Roads and Maritime Services

Bad News?  My first birthday greeting arrived this week, way too early. It was well in advance of my December 75th. It was a stark reminder that I am heading for my ‘last quarter’, as my housemate Michael calls it. What was this greeting? Roads and...
Yoga and Ageing: Meditation is the Key

Yoga and Ageing: Meditation is the Key

It’s easy to jump on the bandwagon that holds all of our society’s negative ideas about the ageing process. It’s true that there’s loss of muscle strength, loss of balance and all those sense losses, too: hearing, vision, even taste and smell. But it’s not helpful to start looking for evidence of deterioration. And worse, to start lumping the losses together to create a depressed state of mind or resignation.