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 [...]

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 [...]

Blue Skies Are Just Behind The Clouds……

A week away in Portugal usually conjures up an image of reliable sunshine and blue skies. It is November so no one expects sunbathing weather but at least a step up from home. However, we were greeted with monsoon like rainfall and freezing temperatures. We were lucky where we stayed as we only experienced a [...]

Find Your Calm Within The Storm…….

I write this blog every week and talk about issues that are relevant in my life. Not because I've got it right and my life is fully balanced and filled with meditation and self practice, oh how I wish it was. I write this blog because I want to let others know where I fall [...]

Who You Are Is Not Determined By Your Size…..Love Your Body At Every Stage Of Life

There are so many changes going on in my body and my skin. Hormones are flying in all directions, my boobs already feel humungous and heavy and popping paracetamol every morning is becoming the norm. But then I feel this little baby move inside me and all of those changes feel so insignificant. We are going [...]