Category Archives: yoga

Hands-on Yoga: combining the Alexander Technique with Gentle Hatha

Put together the postural analysis of Alexander Technique and a gentle approach to Hatha Yoga and you get Hands-on Yoga. Let me explain… How many yoga practitioners regularly experience pain? Go on, admit it; even those of us who teach or practise a “gentle” style of yoga sometimes find that particular postures don’t agree with […]

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New Year Resolution workshop, January 8, London

Want to make yoga or meditation a more central part of your life? Give mind, body and soul a boost with a workshop to help you develop and sustain your own regular yoga or meditation practice. What they said last … Continue reading

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A gift of yoga – to people in prison

For the last couple of months I’ve been teaching a weekly yoga class to men coming towards the end of long prison sentences. Some were introduced to yoga in prison – for others this lunchtime session in probation service hostel … Continue reading

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10 ways to beat the December frazzled feeling

At this time of year we can sometimes find ourselves overwhelmed by demands on our time and energy. Even if you’re not trying to live up to self-imposed expectations of making perfect home-made Christmas cards (no way) and home-cooked Christmas … Continue reading

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How to make yoga a habit for life

“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.” – Aristotle We’re nearing that time of year when we think about kicking our bad habits – and adopting some good ones. If yoga is … Continue reading

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London Study Circle with Sama Fabian

I’m delighted to be offering dedicated yoga practitioners the opportunity to study with inspirational yoga elder Sama Fabian over the next year. Sama is a wonderful teacher, at the same time rigorous and compassionate, whose teaching is inspired and sustained … Continue reading

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Why meditation is easy, hard – and worth it

I once asked my inspirational yoga teacher Judith Lasater what would be her best advice for surviving the challenges of parenthood. Without missing a beat, she answered: “meditate”. Now, after nearly three years of trying – and mainly failing – to … Continue reading

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