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I teach yoga in English in Switzerland. Most of my students and private clients are people living and working in a country not considered their own.
Last week, I began teaching a 6-week Beginners Yoga course. I had a lovely and interesting conversation with a woman after class. She was not Swiss and English was not her native language.
She was explaining how she came to join the course, through a recommendation from someone I used to teach before…read more
How easy is it to know how and when to let go? I mentioned in my last post that yoga works wonders on a physical, mental and spiritual level. But practicing yoga is not a miracle cure. It’s not going to get rid of our To-Do lists, responsibilities or challenges that...read more
I hope wherever you are in the world you've been able to take time out to enjoy the weather since we've been experiencing a beautiful Indian summer here in Switzerland. How was your weekend? Did it start with yoga...? Maybe. Maybe not. At around this time of year,...read more
Every year when I return to Thailand for further Teacher Training, our main teacher Paul Dallaghan will spend the first couple of days leading us through a VERY slow Ashtanga yoga practice. Often considered a dynamic, athletic practice we get right back to basics, to what the practice is really all about and Paul will always encourage us to use blocks for certain poses such as Utthita Trikonasana A & B (triangle pose) and Utthita Parsvakonasana A & B (extended side angle pose).
It doesn’t matter how many years we’d been practicing, how flexible we think we might be or how long we’ve be teaching, we start right back from the beginning working on correct alignment, reminding ourselves what we were doing and why. It works wonders for the ego!read more
Just over a week ago I attended a special two day live event in Zürich led by my business mentor Sigrun. In fact I was there for four days as members of our Mastermind group flew in from all over the world to meet in person.read more