May your hands be an extension of your heart - isn't that just a beautiful thing? The hands as an extension of the heart? I tried a little meditation practice - I put my hands on my chest, the left one falling over my heart, and I held them there - palms flat to the … Continue reading Be Body Kind
Have you ever been on stage? Have you ever had that rush of live performance? Of people watching, waiting, hanging on your every word? The applause after a show? No? How about - have you ever landed the best presentation at work you’ve ever done? Ever nailed a job interview totally and completely, and knew … Continue reading Feel like a rock star
The best part of teaching? Learning from your students. Honestly, you all come to my classes to learn something from me but you have NO IDEA what I learn from all you lovely lot! A student in one of my morning classes inspired this week's theme, I won't name her directly, but those of you … Continue reading Find your silver lining
As I write this blog, on a sunny Bank Holiday I feel somewhat reflective about the beginning, the basics, the foundations of yoga. This week I start a new EmPower yoga class, now teaching Thursdays and Fridays and I am SO grateful for the support of my students who have spread the word and encouraged … Continue reading Back to basics
The dreaded hammies! And no, not hamsters - hamSTRINGS! Yoga makes them sing, or is it scream in most cases? Yeah - for most people this is a troublesome area - specifically is you do a lot of walking, hiking or running. Don't do any of that? You don't escape the torment that is tight … Continue reading Make your hamstrings sing!