A Week Of Advanced Yoga Teacher Training

 "Sister to sister. Hand to hand. Four goddesses, together we stand."  Tessa Buon Viso And so I returned to the place where it all began 5 long years ago. When I first walked back into Suryalila it was quite amazing how comfortable and energised I immediately felt. Then seeing all the progress and development that [...]

Let go of what doesn’t serve you…

“Anger is like flowing water; there's nothing wrong with it as long as you let it flow. Hate is like stagnant water; anger that you denied yourself the freedom to feel, the freedom to flow; water that you gathered in one place and left to forget. Stagnant water becomes dirty, stinky, disease-ridden, poisonous, deadly; that [...]

the language of the soul

I haven’t posted in weeks, again! I keep thinking, it’s not the right time or I don't have enough of it but sometimes it’s just because the clarity of what I want to say hasn’t crystallised yet. Well after this insane weekend, it has. We have witnessed a wonderful and dedicated group of women transform and [...]

Love Over Fear

Choose love over fear. Times of uncertainty can ignite fear in our hearts and unknowingly close ourselves off to love and openness. We must do everything in our power to overcome this approach and live life to the fullest. If we don't the only people who will suffer are ourselves. Although recent choices may not [...]

I Bend So I Don’t Break

Both life and yoga are full of challenges. No-one knows what is around the corner and we need to be flexible in so many ways to be able to cope with the things that happen on and off the mat. Even if you haven't physically bent today, I can bet that figuratively you have. We [...]

Turn Life On Its Head For A Change Of Perspective…..Working Towards Headstand!

Sometimes the easiest way to gain a new perspective on things is to turn everything upside down. Change the way you think by seeing the world differently, taking a leap of faith and building self confidence. It is never too late to prepare the body for the "king of asanas" Headstand (Salamba Sirsasana) and it [...]

Surviving The Struggle…….. Stand Your Ground

This Thursday is the day I have been dreading for the past year. For some reason the first anniversary of a person's death makes it all so real. I have been trying to stay distracted and our two week holiday has been a perfect way to do just that. Then Andrew and I have had [...]