IMG 9014

Savasana: The Most Important Yoga Pose

Savasana is an asana (posture) practised at the end of most yoga classes, certainly all of mine! Translating as “corpse pose”, it is a practice of relaxation and of letting go. It is our time to just be. That's it. Sounds simple right? Far from it – staying committed in the pose makes it very testing.
IMG 0742

Meditation and Me: Truths, Tricks and Tips

Do you struggle with meditation? Me too. For a lot of us it doesn't come naturally, which is strange because when you think about it, it's the most natural thing of all: to just be...
Shelter1

Yoga for Shelter

The idea came to me in October, a few weeks after I moved back to Manchester. Even though I had lived in Manchester before, I was still shocked by the number of people sleeping rough. I hadn't been in Manchester over the winter before and wasn't much looking forward to the bitter North cold that was sure to come. I couldn't even imagine sleeping out on a summer night up here, let alone in the blistering chill that was already showing signs of arrival.
My Yoga Teacher Training Main

My Yoga Teacher Training

It’s been nearly four months since I completed my Yoga Teacher Training (YTT), and still there isn’t a day that goes past when I don’t think of it. I did my training at Blue Osa in Costa Rica. I had lusted for travel for some time and saw this opportunity to combine my YTT with venturing to a new corner of the world. So with borrowed backpack full of leggings and sun cream, I waved goodbye to dreary England and set off on my adventure.