Although I’m rather late with this post it’s a subject that is close to my heart. I found out about anti bullying week through my son’s school and their encouragement for the kids to wear odd socks to show how we are all different. Ironically bullying is one of my big whys for the reasonContinue reading “The Part that Yoga plays in Anti-Bullying.”
Author Archives: Leanne M
Space and Yoga Mats
It’s been great being back in the teaching arena and although I contemplate teaching on zoom it’s taking me a while to get there between having an active six year old to look after and my home not quite being conducive enough for teaching. That said I can appreciate the difference between teaching to aContinue reading “Space and Yoga Mats”
Pull yourself together….
You must be mad…. Pull yourself together… Others have it worse… You don’t know how lucky you are… Perhaps you’ve heard one or all of the above before and you really wish that you could ‘just snap out of it’ but for someone who hasn’t been through mental illness, it’s so tricky trying to explainContinue reading “Pull yourself together….”
Returning to that peaceful place
Among the many reasons that people come to yoga is to find some sort of relief from the pain caused by anxiety and depression. If you’ve ever been unfortunate to experience either of these, it’s very scary. To those who have experienced neither I would describe it as a feeling of dread that gripsContinue reading “Returning to that peaceful place”
When how you look becomes part of your yoga practice.
As part of my yoga teacher training we had to get in touch with our ‘demons’, those voices in our heads that criticise and put us down. For many people, it was that their class would be boring or that they would forget their class plan. For me my fear was that people would judgeContinue reading “When how you look becomes part of your yoga practice.”
Starting From the Heart
I’ve been procrastinating for ages about writing a blog post, even right up to last week I went to a blog writing workshop with the intention of writing a blog post soon after though it wasn’t to be. Saturday 27th January marked International Holocaust Day and this is a subject that as morbid as itContinue reading “Starting From the Heart”