20 Jul 2019

Headstand or Sirasana is a much photographed pose, and it’s one of the questions that comes up often when students enquire about attending my Yoga Teacher Training. I make a joke that one of the best things about being a teacher is you only teach what you can do! -But...

5 Jun 2019

I like watching people do brave things! It’s inspiring and I like studying their behaviour, in the hope of finding things I can use in the moments when my courage waivers.

I’ve been to a lot of stand up comedy events recently, we can all agree that standing up, talking...

1 Jun 2019

Each month in classes I have a specific focus, and I do this because it adds depth to your practice. I’m not an instructor, I’m a teacher. To teach requires time and commitment and I’m lucky to have students that understand that.

Students don’t attend for a little stre...

15 May 2019

A great piece of guidance I’ve been given was to get a life. I’m pretty sure that due to its delivery the words were in fact an insult, but I took it as advice! Advice not to be so passionate about your work that you forget to go out and do things.

In the first 2 years...

4 Apr 2019

Brahmacharya ब्रह्मचर्य is a Yama, or ethical guideline and frequently translated as 'chastity.' Although with all Sanskrit words there's so much more to it's meaning, I see it as more about managing our urges for excess.

Isn't that an odd quality to talk about in busin...

2 Apr 2019

I read a shocking article in The Week about Social Media Moderators. The role of a Social Media Moderator is to look through the billions of posts, videos and comments uploaded to the internet every week and then identify and possibly delete content which is racist, ho...

1 Apr 2019

I’m happy and it’s happiness that leads to success. Not the other way around. I’m not happy because I’m successful. The field of positive psychology has turned the paradigm on its head. Your mind, not your circumstances determines your success and happiness.

I’m lucky b...

28 Mar 2019

...Words of advice given by a P.E teacher; When you’re running a race, focus on the finish line and don’t look sideways because it slows you down.

Comparison is the thief of joy. And comparison is painfully easy because of social media and websites. You can get salt to...