Mindfulness Meditation = Head Space

Mindfulness Meditation = Head Space

I would like to say that I am an everyday meditator. That over the years I’ve been able to sit for longer and longer periods of time. And that, because of my meditating acumen, I am a better, nicer and more together person. But no. I’m still totally human,...
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...
The Beauty of Yoga Practice

The Beauty of Yoga Practice

I often think about the beauty of yoga practice, the many ways that doing it enhances my life. So, for the recent yoga ‘intensive’ week at the Yoga Shed, I based my teaching on the abstract concept of Beauty. I wove in poses that I considered appropriate...
Clouds, Blue Sky, and a New Yoga Blog

Clouds, Blue Sky, and a New Yoga Blog

The New Blog Recently I’ve been experiencing my ‘Yoga Suits Her’ blog as being a little tired and a little clumsy. There were clouds over the summer sunshine wanting to get through. To overhaul a big blog like mine was going to take time, effort and...
The Mind: There Be Monsters

The Mind: There Be Monsters

Source: mrspicassosartroom.blogspot.com via Feios, Tortos & Maus! on Pinterest   Since I’ve been practising mindfulness meditation over the last few weeks, I’ve come to appreciate what an incessant thought machine my mind is. (Well, appreciate is...
Hard & Soft Yoga

Hard & Soft Yoga

  Today I visited and participated in a Satyananda style class led by the director of Yoga Directions in Taree, Peppa.  The dreads-coifed Peppa is something of a local household word – that is, if the conversations in your home run to yoga. The 15 or so...
Yoga and Relationship

Yoga and Relationship

  I spent some time with a friend I haven’t seen for a long time yesterday. After an acrimonious breakup of a long relationship, he still speaks disparagingly of his former partner. That makes me sad. It made me think, what is there in yoga that can help us...