Why yin yoga could be the yoga you need…

If you’ve tried yoga, you may have heard of popular types of yoga like vinyasa yoga, hatha yoga, hot yoga (Bikram yoga) and maybe even novelty styles like goat yoga. But, if you’re new to yoga you may not be as familiar with yin yoga yet. If that is the case, I encourage you keepContinue reading “Why yin yoga could be the yoga you need…”

Do yoga blocks really help?

If you are relatively new to yoga you might be wondering what exactly yoga blocks are and how you use them. Yoga blocks are foam or cork rectangle blocks about the size of a novel. They are used as a prop in yoga to help you stretch deeper into a pose and to act asContinue reading “Do yoga blocks really help?”

How to finally get into that regular yoga practice

If you’ve been following me on social media, I’m sure you’d know by now that I’ve just returned from a long trip traveling Latin America. What you might not know is that I also took a break from yoga whilst I was away. Staying in small hostel rooms, visiting remote towns and with no spaceContinue reading “How to finally get into that regular yoga practice”

How to find that healthy balance during the holiday season

It is officially the holiday season now – end of year parties have begun, gift buying is in full swing, and I personally believe it’s socially acceptable to start playing Mariah Carey’s All I want for Christmas. With all the hype of the holiday season, it can be easy to get caught up in over-doingContinue reading “How to find that healthy balance during the holiday season”

Why touching your toes is not the ultimate goal of yoga

You may never be able to touch your toes in yoga. Not, even after years of a regular practice. And it’s not because you’re not flexible enough or haven’t practiced enough. It could simply be due to reasons out of your control like the length of your legs in comparison to your arms and torso.Continue reading “Why touching your toes is not the ultimate goal of yoga”

Three reasons why you can do yoga, but think you can’t

It still surprises me when someone tells me they’d like to try yoga, but they are not sure if they can do it. Maybe it’s because I’m a strong believer that yoga is something every can do (providing they find the right teacher and style that works for them) and because these words usually comeContinue reading “Three reasons why you can do yoga, but think you can’t”