Gear & accessories | Friday 11th September 2020
Whatever the discipline, when practicing regularly it is important to be equipped appropriately. Yoga has the advantage of not requiring a lot of equipment. Some purists will tell you that you don't even have to have a mat. It's true, however when you're just starting out or when you practice every day, I would tend to recommend using a mat. Both for comfort and for the idea of delimiting a personal space for this inward practice.
When I started, I used mats from the stu...
My training | Wednesday 10th June 2020
This pandemic has certainly compromised a lot of plans for all of us. As far as I'm concerned, this year I had the intention to attend a Yin yoga training. Yin yoga is a type of yoga that targets both deep connective tissues and fascia throughout the body. It is a type of yoga which is static, where poses are held for a longer period of time. The goal is to try and stay still, and let time and gravity soften the joints to create space in the body. It is also a meditative practice, becaus...
Mindfulness | Monday 1st June 2020
Personally, I love to read. There are few things I enjoy more than some quality time alone with a good book. It’s a great way to expose yourself to new ideas, learn about something that interests you, or just get lost in a compelling story. And, given that most of us are self-isolating at the moment and might have more free time than usual, now is a great time to get stuck into some new titles. In the words of Frederick Douglas, “Once you learn to read, you will be forever free.” So, wit...