There Are Plates in the Sink

My life is full, not busy. That little shift in language makes a big difference to my mindset, when life is err... busy! I’m currently studying for a Masters in Yoga and Meditation at SOAS University, I’m training a wonderful group of people to become Yoga teachers, mentoring teachers, attending my fourth Yoga Teacher Training, oh and I’m working as normal; teaching weekly classes & retreats, writing these blogs and publishing the Yoga Pose Podcast. My work schedule has increased as I now have a bi weekly commute to London, and it would appear that Masters aren’t just given away; I have a lot of essays to write! All work and no play makes Rosie Pose a dull woman huh? Not so! I still have a l

Mudras

Mudras in Yoga are gestures made with the hands. When we view the body as an antenna that’s continually sensing and transmitting prana (or energy), we can recognise the sensitivity of our fingers as a gateway for information coming in towards the centre. Here we can appreciate the subtle power of Mudras used in Yoga. Ancient forms of dance and other meditative arts, which act as switches for certain energy qualities and concentrate the highly expressive nature of our hands. We receive a lot of information from the outside world. Our fingers are home to some of the most dense areas of nerve endings in the body, and are the richest source of tactile feedback. When I was a child and being shown

Rosie Iles-Jonas

Yoga Teacher

Postgraduate at SOAS University

Yoga and Somatics for Healing with Charlotte Watts