Over the last few months, a number of people have told me I have a beautiful practice. While this is indubitably flattering, it is also…interesting, because my practice can best be described as ‘heavily modified’. Ok, maybe ‘intensely personalised’? Anyway, you get the picture. I am definitely a poster girl for the maxim form follows [...]
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How did that happen?What, you ask? Well, it seems I am (clears throat) an endorphin junkie. Wow. I had no idea. I have been super-stressed and injured for so long, I had forgotten what it felt like to inhabit my ‘real’ body. Good, as it happens. It also happens that I get cranky on days [...]
My friend Anna tells me there is a technical term for what ails me: yoga butt. Don’t laugh, it’s a technical term! And no, it doesn’t mean the beach-ready, hot pants wearing type of yoga butt we are all told we are aspiring to, but rather, as she puts it: SI inflammation/instability often confused with [...]
That backbending post sparked some really interesting conversation and comments! Below is an abridged version of email correspondence between me and Laura of Yogachi. She is very knowledgeable about anamtomy and movement, intimidatingly so! You can learn more about her at her blogs – for yogis, and also one specially for teachers. Thanks for all [...]
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