Yoga

How Yoga Compliments Trekking

Lessons learned from Mt Kinabalu  The Climb Many years ago I climbed Mt Kinabalu in Malaysian Borneo. Mt Kinabalu is the highest mountain between the Himalayas and the island of New Guinea. At 4095m it towers over Borneo and as it rises up, it culminates in a crown of wild granite spires.  It is one of the most popular ‘bucket

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I am a Yoga Mama

Time is of the essence; as a busy mum, I don’t have much time or any essence. A friend gave me the book ‘Buddhism for Mothers‘ when I was pregnant with my first child and although I don’t know the kind of mother I would have been without it, I am definitely a better mother for having read it. Time for my

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Wrist Health in Yoga

A couple of students, and my mum, have asked for some insight into easing the pain in their wrists, especially in the pose of downward-facing dog. The below information should be helpful into understanding the reasons behind their pain and offer solutions to help strengthen this joint and options to get them back on the mat sans discomfort. Wrist injuries are common

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5 Reasons Not to Start Yoga

The benefits of yoga are always being touted and I’m often told of how yoga has profoundly changed someone’s life. Yoga serves for the greater good of mankind, it unites all beings as one, it can reform the lost soul, it tones the body, reduces stress, brings you into presence, brings health and strength to the body, mind and spirit; yada yada yada. All

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Extended stretching body practice for pain relief

Yoga is a physical, mental, and spiritual practice or discipline. There is a broad variety of schools, practices and goals in Hinduism, Buddhism.

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