Adapting is our nature

Adapting is our nature

Mindfulness | Wednesday 24th March 2021

If yoga taught me anything it's that balance is key. If you take your body for instance: it always adapts to get back to a balance state. It adapts its temperature when climate changes, it adapt its vision when the light varies, it adapts its muscles when it's put through an effort... Adapting is surviving. Some of these changes take place without us consciously making it happen. Some others require focus and first and foremost accepting the idea of change. Adaptation isn't only happening at a physical level. Our mind, ideas, mental models adapt too. I've always had some pride in thinking of myself as a consistent and reliable person. However...

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My training | Monday 11th January 2021

Yoga & Music

Yoga & Music

I started practicing yoga in my gym without knowing what to expect, and looking back I realise how lucky I was to be introduced to the practice by such good teachers. One of the classes I was attending - Rocket yoga with Marcus Veda - was particularly difficult for someone just starting out (it was also clearly indicated that you had to be experienced to attend, but I thought at the time that attending a difficult class would allow me to "progress" more quickly. When I think about it now...

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Meditation & Pranayama | Sunday 29th November 2020

#2 Guided Meditation & Pranayama — 10min video

#2 Guided Meditation & Pranayama — 10min video

Today I'm sharing with you another 10min meditation and pranayama video, to focus on the present moment, reconnect your body and mind, and calm the flow of your thoughts. In this video, we will practice Nadi Shodhana, alternate breathing, particularly effective to soothe anxiety and regain concentration.

In a few days the second UK lockdown will end and shops, gyms, pub...

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Meditation & Pranayama | Monday 2nd November 2020

#1 Guided Meditation & Pranayama — 10min video

#1 Guided Meditation & Pranayama — 10min video

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...

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Gear & accessories | Friday 11th September 2020

Yoga mats review

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...

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My training | Wednesday 10th June 2020

Continued Education: Yin yoga

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 ...

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