Yoga and Journalling Winter Workshop

I’m so excited to announce another workshop. This workshop at The Mala is happening in just twelve days and spaces are super limited as it’s going to be a special, cosy event. Sunday, November 17, 2019 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM The Mala; YogaTherapies4 Bowsden TerraceNewcastle upon Tyne, England, NE3 1RXUnited Kingdom (map) Join me at the…

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…

Writing Bodies | Why yoga and movement are important for creativity

Artistic types have a history of mental illness and suicide. Some believe this is to do with the constant self-doubt and potential for failure, some believe it is implicit to the way the creative psyche works, while others have suggested that it is linked to societies habit of putting the creative on a pedestal and…

Arrive As You Are | How illness has shaped my yoga practice

I have been practicing yoga for nearly three years and I am far from an expert on the subject. My knowledge is only about my own practice and my personal experience. But what I do know is that yoga has helped me massively over the years and I am now committed to a daily yoga…