Diary of a Yoga Teacher Trainee: D-Day

Diary of a Yoga Teacher Trainee: D-Day

Diary of a Yoga Teacher Trainee: D-DayDiary of a Yoga Teacher Trainee: D-Day

Last weekend I took my Iyengar Yoga Introductory Assessment. Two years and two months and many, many hours of sweat...

Connection not PerfectionConnection not Perfection

I believe (well, I hope!) that one of the things we facilitate as yoga teachers is a space where...

Diary of a Yoga Teacher Trainee: Finding the balanceDiary of a Yoga Teacher Trainee: Finding the balance

Yoga is about finding the balance. Take Vrksasana, the beautiful tree pose. In this asana, the balance of the body...

The ups and downs of a Yoga Teacher TraineeThe ups and downs of a Yoga Teacher Trainee

Image by James Buttenshaw I look like a natural sportswoman. I'm fairly slim and tall with long legs and broad...

Teaching a theme – add the ‘why’ to the ‘how’Teaching a theme – add the ‘why’ to the ‘how’

For me the juice in yoga teaching lies in the 'why' more so than in the 'how'. As yoga...

The Krama of Teaching ~ don’t run before you can walk…The Krama of Teaching ~ don’t run before you can walk…

After only 18 months of yoga practice, I was brimming with joyous enthusiasm and excitedly went to an interview...

Yoga against the grainYoga against the grain

I recently heard of a class which started with the teacher announcing they were going to teach the class...

Trust me, I’m a yoga teacherTrust me, I’m a yoga teacher

When I walk into your studio and meet you for the first time, I will want to put my...

10 gems to make your kids yoga classes memorable10 gems to make your kids yoga classes memorable

To me, those few seconds before a kids' yoga class starts are like watching a magic trick about to...