Discover the Power of Everyday Rituals

Discover the Power of Everyday Rituals

    My ritual morning cuppa There’s a certain morning ritual that I have performed ever since I was 16 years old. This is the age when coffee and I started our long and friendly relationship. I enrolled in a summer high school class which started at 7am....
Chasing a Warmer Clime: A Travelling Yogi

Chasing a Warmer Clime: A Travelling Yogi

This yogi travels to America Everyone seems to understand this important bit of information except me: I am an American. Yes, it is true. I was born in the USA seventy-two and a half years ago. But because I’ve lived in Australia for 41 years and have my Aussie...

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...
Be a Beginner: It Will Change Your Life

Be a Beginner: It Will Change Your Life

Yoga Beginnings Do you like to be a beginner? At times I think that I don’t, but once I have additional skills and knowledge under my belt, it feels great. The domain of neuroscience and neuroplasticity informs us oldies that we need to keep our grey matter...
‘Ultimate’ Yoga is Coming

‘Ultimate’ Yoga is Coming

When ‘Ultimate’ is a noun In the U.S. where I was born, there’s a word–snowbirds–to describe people who head for warmer climes when the first hint of winter chill infuses the air. For some of us, this is the ultimate lifestyle–never...
Keep Your Body Happy with Yoga On the Road

Keep Your Body Happy with Yoga On the Road

As You Hit the Road for the Holidays If you are an average Aussie, you will soon be on the road, heading out for your summer break. You may be visiting relatives in far-flung places or just going camping at a beachside locale. But no doubt you will be clocking up the...
No Yoga Mat, Will Travel

No Yoga Mat, Will Travel

I don’t have to tell you it’s winter in Australia. On the east coast we’ve experienced mild weather, then bitter cold, and even snowfall where there isn’t meant to be any.  No matter what the winter weather is like, Australians have a habit of...
Gone Fishing….

Gone Fishing….

Gone fishing…. No, not really. Not quite. I’m heading north for a couple of days of teaching, and then a week of driving around in Queensland with Daniel. It’s his 65th birthday on Saturday and he deserves to be celebrated — perhaps by finding...
Short and Sweet Yoga Routine for Travellers

Short and Sweet Yoga Routine for Travellers

In a few days I’ll be heading north to Byron Bay for the Bluesfest – five days of listening to the likes of Joan Armatrading, Ben Harper, Taj Mahal, Santana, Rufus Wainwright… and more… capped off by the incomparable Paul Simon. You may have...

Heading Home

Great news today about a friend’s results from a PSA test – all good. Looking forward to being home soon after a 1.25 hr. hold up on the Pacific Hwy. because of a road accident. Getting into regular yoga practice tomorrow morning is going to another great...