Practicing with intention

Practicing with intention Many Yoga classes start with the teacher suggesting that the pupils set an intention for the practice, ideally more than the merely physical. It could be attuning to the breath or focussing on the present moment. However, there is a deeper...

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Teaching older practitioners

For the unlearned, old age is winter. For the learned, it is the season of the harvest - Hasidic saying. I am humbled by the challenges of pain and mobility faced by my older practitioners, and their ability to rise above these, aided by the healing power of yoga. The...

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Yoga Practice Outdoors

I have had the wonderful experience this summer of teaching next to the sea, under the beautiful Pohutukawa trees on Eastern Beach. It is very different from studio teaching. Silent, it is not. Generally other beach users are very respectful of our practice, but there...

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