The koshas are a key aspect in yogic philosophy that help us to understand the science of the self. There are 5 koshas which can be thought of as layered casings of the body; sheath over sheath encasing the soul. Iyengar describes the… Read More

Have you ever noticed what happens in your physical body when certain emotions arise? These feelings are meant to move through us; instead, often we allow them to bunch up inside of us, crystallising tension, fear and anxiety into real physical knots. … Read More

I’ve wanted to visit Copenhagen for a long time after learning about the alluring concept of ‘hygge’; the danish word that means something like cosiness of the soul, finding the extraordinary in the ordinary and that soothing sense of home. I began… Read More

In yogic philosophy, we are taught that everything in the material world is governed by these three gunas; that includes the food we eat, the clothes we wear, the music we listen to and even our own being. Sattva Sattvic equals ‘goodness’…. Read More

My yoga classes throughout December are going to be focusing on reconnecting with primal movement and instinct. We humans, particularly in the west, are becoming further removed from where we came from. Artificial environments and daily habits are drawing us out of… Read More

New York was the last stop on my American adventure before I flew to Ireland to reunite with my family, and then back to England. This infamous city was of course bustling and there were so many food options, covering pretty much… Read More

After Burning Man, (which I will soon do a full post on!), I headed to Austin to visit my friend who I’d met while living in Sydney. We hadn’t seen each other for over a year and a half but straight away… Read More

A little while ago I posted on yoga for anxiety which involves nourishing, forward bends. This post is somewhat opposite. Each of our bodies call for different things at different times and the practice of yoga strengthens our awareness of our needs…. Read More

Where do I start… Byron is, I think, the most special place I’ve ever been to, never mind lucky enough to live in. I remember when I was coming to the end of my travels last year after traveling in Australia, living… Read More

Over the past few years, anxiety has become part of my life. What was once an emotion I actually couldn’t comprehend, become one I was all too familiar with. I now know more about this phenomena and that it affects so many… Read More