Written Early 2017. When the dogs come for the day, I spend the morning in bed with them. Perfect setting to study yoga. It feels so calm and peaceful, and my pratyahara [withdraw senses from outside distractions] earplugs serve to blot out the sounds of traffic. This study is an ongoing one, little bits at... Continue Reading →
I joined the Yoga Foundation course to immerse myself deeper into yoga. Not quite as easy as it sounds because I’m challenged by an enduring pattern of resistance and resistance is tied to my greatest value 'freedom'. I was tested when Janet [Janet Bond is the trainer on the British Wheel of Yoga Foundation... Continue Reading →
Yoga is becoming a more intrinsic part of my life, slowly, day by day.. a few steps forward, a lull.. all part of building a daily practice and integrating it into my life again.
Tuesday was one of my favourite yoga teachers. She was also deeply involved in the Phoenix Trust that brought yoga to prisons. She infused calm into to her class and her ways of talking yoga into me were exquisitely evocative. In the early part of the class after we had relaxed in Shavasana and come... Continue Reading →