Meditation & Pranayama | Monday 2nd November 2020
In this 10 minute video, I invite you to focus on your breath, isolate your belly breathing from your chest breathing, and lengthen your exhalations to slow down your heart rate and relax.
As I'm writing these words, the British government has just announced a new lockdown. This announcement comes a few days after a similar one in France. Here, gyms and yoga studios will have to close their doors again from Thursday on. The so-called "non-essential" businesses will have to...
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...