Tag Archives: yoga

The great outdoors

Have you ever thought about doing yoga outdoors? It’s strangely uncommon in the UK but really popular elsewhere in the world. In India and Nepal there are always little pockets of people at sunrise up in the hills Surya Namaskar-ing away. In the US and Japan people do yoga in urban parks, much as they …

Yogic wisdom

A week of classes at Atmashree Yoga centre in Pokhara Nepal has been a real eye opener. I’ve had such a variety of experiences that have really given me a broader perspective on yoga. I started out a little doubtful as the class teaching is quite different to Europe. I’ve ended up totally won over …

Clearing the air

This is only my second blog post from my trip to Nepal as technical difficulties have meant I’m only able to write with my thumbs on my phone! I’m taking daily yoga classes here in Lakeside just outside the city of Pokhara on the side of the Fewa lake. I’m staying further round the lake …

Going, going, om

It’s amazing how standing in front of 20 wheelchair users to teach yoga focuses the brain. There’s no time for endless lesson planning, tweaking or panicking even. It’s just roll up your sleeves and get stuck in. Quite liberating really. Some things work, others don’t, but it’s all good learnings. And you just have to …