Jude's blog

Learning to let go

Article by Sarah Moyes; Yogini, journalist and blogger on Life at Five Foot Two. [quote] I came across a quote recently in a yoga philosophy book by Stephen Cope that really explained it all: “Yoga should come with a warning: these practices will change your life.”...

Idli and coconut chutney

Treats and Tantra featured dish of the day by Jaya. [quote] We had a meet up at Jude and Peter’s house to share our yoga experiences and everyone got some food. I knew I couldn't go wrong with idli and chutney. Idli is full of proteins with the lentil contents in it...

Ujjayi breathing tips

Years ago when just beginning the practice I researched Ujjayi breathing and found these two excerpts deepened and enhanced my practice. May they inspire and direct your practice as they have and do mine! [box] Source: ASTANGA YOGA BY SRI K PATTABHI JOIS AND LINO...

Tips for entering and mastering Bhudjapidasana

Setting up - to enter the pose: squat down, knees bent and lean the weight of the body slightly forward and over to the right (hands as a support on the floor) and then lift the left heel up turning the calf muscle outward and bringing the upper torsos – shoulder –...

Tofu burgers

For 6 people, or 3 people wanting 2 burgers each There are three stages to creating tofu burgers: Creating the salad platter Mixing and cooking the patties Oiling and toasting the buns Creating the salad platter Create stacks of salad goodies each with their own...

Asana: de-coding poses

Questions asked by yoga students What stops us from doing some asana in their full and mastered forms? Why can we do some asana more easily than other asana? How can we master yoga asana intelligently and without causing injury? Answers I have based on my own...

Linseed breakfast cereal

This breakfast cereal is prepared in the traditional way the Swiss do their muesli and the Scots do their porridge, which is to soak it overnight. Soaking helps make whole grains, nuts and seeds easier to digest and less capable of binding with key minerals and then...