Morning Gratitude

Morning Gratitude

Awakening into warmth and quiet stillness
I wander through the soft dawn
Then rest within our loving presence

Yoga Education in Prisons

Yoga Education in Prisons

Read Helen Elscot’s Report on her experience of teaching yoga in prison  ‘Accepting life’s circumstances and making positive change’ We’re inspired by the work of  The Yoga Education in Prisons Trust, a registered charitable trust...
Your Shining Vulnerability

Your Shining Vulnerability

Last month I attended a wonderful seven day iRest Yoga Nidra retreat in Melbourne with Anne Douglas and Fuyuko Toyota. They are such wonderful teachers indeed – a beautiful experience. About half way through there was rich discussion on being vulnerable …

The Ayur Mantra

The Ayur Mantra

On a recent Yoga intensive with Donna Farhi, she taught us a beautiful chant, the Ayur Mantra. This is a mantra for health and nourishment. It can also be practiced with the ancient art of nyasa, a type of mudra practice, where the placing of the mantra on or around the body is said to be beneficial to the nourishment and protection of the psyche.

Each line from The Ayur Mantra maybe accompanied by a Mudra. Donna recently posted this video on YouTube – a great chant to learn …

Donna Farhi on Yoga Nidra

Donna Farhi on Yoga Nidra

From our Yoga teacher, Donna Farhi … “Recently I taught a weekend workshop on the practice of Yoga Nidra in Hobart, Tasmania. After reading the evaluations from the fifty people who attended, I was struck by how many of the participants commented on their...

What Moves You? A cute little video

I recently came across this cute little video … it beautifully touches on what may be our original motivations for moving out into the world. The beginnings of our movement intelligence may be traced back to our time spent in the womb and our first years post...

I breathe In

This wonderful poem by Anne Powell was recently shown to me by a lovely Yoga student. Feels good to share it. Enjoy! I breathe inI am landI breath outI am listening I breathe inI am riverI breath outI am flowing I breathe inI am kauriI breath outI am strong I breathe...

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