Meditation & Pranayama | Friday 16th April 2021
This new 10-minute meditation and pranayama practice calms the mind and relaxes the body. In this video we explore Kumbhaka, the retention of the breath - whether it is antara kumbhaka (internal retention) or bahya kumbhaka (external retention). Finally, the second part of this video is a guided meditation that works with Anahata chakra, the cardiac plexus chakra.
It's now been a year that the world has slowed down and we have had to adapt to the pandemic...
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 happenin...
My training | Monday 11th January 2021
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...