All tagged teachyoga

Teacher Training at Yoga Beach House

I've just emerged from running the first TTC at Yoga Beach House as the lead trainer, an experience that has plunged me deeper into my yogic lifestyle and transformed the lives of 8 other yogis. For a few years I asked myself the question, should I run a TTC as I started to have a number of students ask me about becoming teachers.

The Way In

The voice is relentless, the pain is deep, the anxiety real.
The wound open and raw.
My heart exposed and open for all to see, beating out of my chest.
I can feel my throat tighten with each passing thought.

Whole

She decided to love her two halves as a whole,
Accepted and nurtured as one.
As her light shone out of her darkest secrets, 
Exposed they were no longer shunned. 

MY MEDICATION

This miracle drug is available to everyone without prescription, and it is free of charge. You can’t overdose on it, in fact the more of it you take the better your life becomes. Meditation is my medication, no less than 5 minutes daily for an enhanced feeling of wellbeing.

JUDGEMENT DAY

During Summer School last week with Elena Brower, it was suggested that we do an exercise which involved writing down all the judgements that we might have over the coming days about other people, situations or things. She then asked us to

SPEAK YOUR OWN TRUTH

From a young age I suffered from very low self esteem. I judged myself constantly, comparing myself against other people, with a warped sense of my own identity. I was terrified of being on my own, of being myself and I didn’t know how to love myself.