Yoga Retreats and Holidays in Magic Italy!

Yoga Retreats and Holidays in Magic Italy!

Yoga retreats & Holidays in Magic Italy – the country of magic, art great food & sunshine. With a yoga retreat in Italy you get the whole package to fill your senses, mind and spirit!   Join me at In Sabina where they say that “even the crickets smile”! my next date 26 July – 2 August 2014 ONLY 2 SPACES LEFT! Price includes transports, all yoga, 3 delicious organic meals a day, one dinner out and more full...

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Nourish

Nourish

Easy detox kitchari Given by my ayurvedic doctor, this is a simple stew of basmati white rice and split yellow mung beans which is easy to digest and stimulates the digestive fire. Serving for 2 Take a cup and fill it half with yellow split mung beans and half with basmati rice.  Place them in a bowl and soak them for about 2 hours. Heat ghee or olive oil in a pan and add ground cumin and coriander seed (half tsp each). Then add some finely...

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Therapy: shoulders wear and care

Therapy: shoulders wear and care

  Shoulder injuries are common among yogis, but they don’t have to be. Here’s how to care for your shoulders, not tear them down. In this “muse” I shall explore Upper back, thoracic spine, cervical spine, shoulders and shoulders girdle and shoulder blades.  We will look at the inner torso and energetics of the torso. The first thing we need to observe are the common misalignments in this region of the body and what...

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Books to read …

Books to read …

Books that inspire me on a daily basis: Trail Guide to the Body – Excellent book for teachers and students!   Yoga Resource by Darren Rhodes -- This is a wonderful must-have for any new or serious yoga practitioner.                     The Wheels of Life by Anodea Judith … for anyone who wants to understand the subtle body and our amazing container of awareness we call...

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Weekly classes in North London from improvers to intermediate!

Weekly classes in North London from improvers to intermediate!

Weekly classes in Muswell Hill from improvers to intermediate! These classes are open to all levels, including beginners. Classes generally begin with a short meditation followed by a series of asanas or poses, some breathing exercises and relaxation at the end. The sessions vary from week to week and are fairly dynamic without being strenuous; you should feel energised and relaxed by the time you leave! Improvers class will help the transition...

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Placing of the hands on the mat!

Placing of the hands on the mat!

  Placing our hands; without correct alignment, our shoulders and heart will not have access to deeper movement. Here you can see the difference between alignment that will create impingement in the wrist.   There are four points on the palm of the hand that lay equally in the earth. The wrist is parallel with the front of the mat, and this will be the same for all poses in which the hands are in this position (for example, downward...

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