Adapt your practice We're facing a solid week ahead of temperatures in the low 30's in our region, accompanied by high humidity. (For Americans, that translates to low 90's.) For me, that points to doing my best to stay cool when I do my yoga practice. And I use...read more
If you haven’t been paying attention recently to news and social media, you’ve missed the millions of women getting out there, telling tragic stories of being sexually assaulted.
The’ve used the hashtag #MeToo on Facebook and Twitter to declare instances of sexual harassment and abuse. These allegations point to men in all areas of life: the entertainment industry, sciences, academia, and politics. Women are being taken seriously and supported in their allegations by men.read more
Feeling somewhat ‘death illiterate’, I did a year-long training in 2014 called Midwifing Death. I had an idea that this course would be good to do, a way of looking to my future. It would help me be more able to face, in a full-frontal way, my own ageing process, which will lead eventually to my own dying.read more
I'm part of a yoga teachers practice group which meets monthly. We get together for a led-practice and then breakfast afterwards. It's a mutual gathering. No one person is the boss of it. The person leading and venue of the group rotates each month. This is semi-rural...read more
Pop Up Yoga Pop Up Yoga is the sort of yoga that might turn up in your local park or at the beach, especially as the weather warms up in Australia. I went to a pop up kind of event at Flynn's Beach, Port Macquarie, this morning. It was partly organised by the Yoga...read more
From the one, the spread of many Does the phrase 'gentle is the new advanced yoga' make your mind do a little backflip? Well, that's the point. How about, 'slow is the new strong'. Change is a constant. We see that yoga keeps on transforming almost before our eyes....read more
Beware of the preface, 'Back when I was a girl'. Or, boy, or youngster. What is about to follow this phrase is likely to be a thinly disguised judgment about the way things are going to hell now. Life used to be simpler, the air was cleaner, and people could still...read more
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