Books About Yoga!

Whenever I read about yoga I feel as though I’m combining my two favourite things. However, there are so many books about yoga, mindfulness and spirituality that getting started can be overwhelming. I am a trainee yoga teacher and with so much to learn about anatomy as well as postures, pranayama and meditation, I wanted…

How are writing and teaching connected?

Recently I have been going through a lot of soul searching. Partly it’s been due to leaving my job at a marketing agency and partly it’s because I have started training to be a yoga teacher and thinking more about my long-term aspirations. I’ve always been a writer. I don’t think you need to be…

How to set the scene for your yoga practice

Yoga is a fantastic self-care practice and it becoming ever more popular. Whether it’s practicing a few sun salutations each morning or a longer power yoga class, all yoga is great for the mind, body and spirit. One element of yoga that I really enjoy, is preparing for a really immersive practice. Sometimes at home…

Diary of a trainee yoga teacher | Emotions and Asana

As part of my YTT I have been asked to complete two pieces of homework over the month. Firstly, practising awn sun salutations a day and secondly keeping a journal, either a gratitude journal with reflection on asanas or just the asana diary. I have found myself combining a morning and nightly journal with my…

Diary of a trainee yoga teacher |The First Weekend

Welcome to my new, ten month blog series all about training to be a yoga teacher! Over the next ten months I am going to be completing my 200hr YTT with Yomala at YogaTherapies. I want to share my experiences as I go, to hopefully help those considering YTT or who are curious about yoga in…