Gear and accessories | Monday 10th December 2018

Festive season picks

Let’s face it: festive season is great but sometimes it makes it harder to take time for self-care. With Christmas shopping to do, Christmas and NYE plans to prepare and all these mince pies and glasses of mulled wine that seem to spring up in front of...

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Values & rituals | Monday 3rd December 2018

Yamas & Niyamas - the personal values

“A value is a value when you value it” - Sudhir Rishi. You can’t force a value. What I mean by this is that if something fundamentally matters to you, then it’s gonna shine through your actions and thoughts. If you value something, if y...

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Interviews | Saturday 24th November 2018

Catherine Weston

I've met quite a few yoga teachers since I started my yoga journey and some of them have had a very important role. Their vibes, flows, cues resonated with me. Today I want to introduce you to ...

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Gear and accessories | Monday 12th November 2018

Props: why and how to use them

I’ve been wanting to write an article about my favourite props for a while, mainly because I think that props overall don’t get the recognition they deserve. For a long time, I wasn’t keen on using them as I perceived it as failing. “That’s because I’m...

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My training | Tuesday 23rd October 2018

YTT: Final week

It’s 7am on Tuesday and I feel like I’m having a lie in. Almost all the students have left Sampoorna, only a few who are travelling before heading back home are attending the daily drop in classes. It’s pretty obvious that we’re having a hard time to l...

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My training | Sunday 14th October 2018

YTT: week 2

Week two is ending today and I can’t believe next week will be the final one of this yoga teacher training. I feel like I’m just at the beginning of this journey and I want to learn more and more. Although I think I also need some time to process all t...

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About Cyro

Om om om yogis and yoginis!
Welcome to the Downward Facing Blog. My name is Cyrièle and I've created this blog in order to share my yoga practice with you, the questions I have the discoveries I make but also my side projects about this discipline, health and well-being. I hope you'll find here your daily dose of positivity and kindness - Namaste.