How you doin?
I'm doing fine - how you doing? Our automatic response when we are asked this question is exactly this... 'I'm fine thank you - how are you?' When you may actually be feeling a little like this picture 😳 So right now, stop for a minute and answer the question honestly, even if it is just to yourself. How are you REALLY doing? READMORE
Yoga Mythology - Moheni's Dance
This story begins with a demon and like most demons, he wanted to rule the world. But although he was big and strong, he knew that he didn’t possess the power of the Gods and there would be no way to beat them without being very clever. So he began to study. He spoke to the Sages, he travelled to distant monasteries and he made a discovery. Tales of arcane gifts and mystical powers given by the Gods themselves to those that showed their perfect devotion. The god that was most vulnerable to a bit of flattery? None other than Shiva himself. The King of the Yogis. READMORE
Mental Health Awareness Week... Two Years on!
Almost exactly two years ago I wrote a piece on mental health for our Deva Yoga Blog (If you’d like to read it, it can still be found here in our blog archive). Moving forward to May 2020, it really hits home on how much things have changed for us all and on such an unprecedented, massive scale READMORE
Mental Health Awareness Week. Where does this fit in the World of Yoga?
As I wrote the title for this blog, 2 things immediately struck me. One, Isn’t it great that mental health is finally being recognised and talked about. And two, does this mean that we are are suffering so much more from mental health and related disease, that we have a dedicated week to speak out about it? READMORE
Yoga for Stress
Look, we know in an ideal world we would all be living stress-free, Instagrammable lives. But the reality of life is that stress exists in everyone’s world. Whether it’s short-term or a long-stay visitor that won’t leave, everyone encounters it, everyone has to deal with it. READMORE