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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
Yoga is a very personal practice, there are so many styles out there ranging from athletic to more passive, restorative. It’s worth taking time to experiment to see what feels good for you and your body.
According to some people there are more than 280 different styles! Some are steeped in or stem from ancient history and tradition while others could be the invention of a modern teacher.
So here are some common terms used to describe 7 yoga styles to help you anticipate what you might expect from the class.read more
Raise your hands – How many of you have tried yoga and didn’t like it?
How many of you feel bad because you think you should like it? Or even have to like it?
Whether you’re a beginner, thinking yoga isn’t for you or on the verge of quitting, just press pause for a moment while I share 7 yoga tips that may help you to reconsider.read more