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...Read more
“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...Read more
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 ...Read more
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...Read more
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...Read more
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...Read more
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.