The Part that Yoga plays in Anti-Bullying.

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.”

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.”