Praise in a #Yoga class: is it Satya?

Satya is the Sanskrit word for truth. It also refers to a virtue, to being truthful in one’s thought, speech and action. In Yoga, satya is one of the five yamas. It is the virtuous restraint from falsehood and, crucially, the distortion of reality in one’s expressions and actions. A student recently asked me whyContinue reading “Praise in a #Yoga class: is it Satya?”

Iyengar Yoga Home Practice Sheets

These yoga routines are designed to be simple, effective and easy to use. You may need some equipment, but most can be substituted with things you have at home. Beginners can try any of the first seven sequences. The Level 1 and Level 2 sequences are for more experienced students. Staying in the poses is part ofContinue reading “Iyengar Yoga Home Practice Sheets”

Yoga Days with Lovegrove Essentials.

Lovegrove Essentials Yoga & Spa Days at Saddle Street Farm are ideal if you want to organise something special for a group of friends, or give as a gift to someone you love. If you have any special requirements please let us know – we’re very happy to work with you to provide a relaxing andContinue reading “Yoga Days with Lovegrove Essentials.”

Children are natural yogis!

Taylor (7) said, ‘ Look, Granny – I can do yoga,’ and threw himself down on the tiled kitchen floor in Yoganidrasana – just like that. I was intrigued! So (on a carpet this time), we went through the pictures in a couple of children’s yoga books – ‘Watch Me Do Yoga‘ by Bobby ClennellContinue reading “Children are natural yogis!”

Iyengar Yoga home practice sheets.

These yoga routines are designed to be simple and easy to use. You may need some equipment, but most can be substituted with things you have at home. The first six sheets are suitable for all levels. The last two are suitable for more experienced students. If you have any questions or comments, please use theContinue reading “Iyengar Yoga home practice sheets.”