It’s not about the drugs

It’s not about the drugs

61 year old Dr Barbara Schaffer graduated from our YA 200 Teacher Training Course in  2010. Here she makes the point that regularly practicing Ashtanga Yoga has had a therapeutic effect on the condition osteoporosis, that she suffers from. It’s not about the drugs:...
Learning to let go

Learning to let go

Article by Sarah Moyes; Yogini, journalist and blogger on Life at Five Foot Two. 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.” (The...
Ujjayi breathing tips

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! Source: ASTANGA YOGA BY SRI K PATTABHI JOIS AND LINO MIELE,...
Tips for entering and mastering Bhudjapidasana

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 –...