From #YOGA to Self-realisation.

Self-Discipline for Westerners. As an Iyengar Yoga teacher, I’m at odds with Western depictions of what yoga is and what it’s about. To start with, there’s a fundamental issue I want to explore and that is our skewed Western view of the purpose of humility and respect. At RIMYI, the Iyengar Yoga Institute in Pune, we hearContinue reading “From #YOGA to Self-realisation.”

Yoga down the generations.

With a bit of poetic licence it’s fair to say there are five generations of yogis in our family. Grannie Winifred probably hadn’t heard of Upavista Paschimottanasana when she was larking about on the beach in Polzeath with her friend in 1927, but it looks remarkably like it. (She’s on the right.) When Jean Lovegrove (theContinue reading “Yoga down the generations.”

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.”

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.”

BOOTCAMP & YOGA WEEKEND 2017: Friday 3rd March – Sunday 5th March

Contact Romla & Julian Ryan Tel: 01308 867 440 Mobile: 07920 262 971 Email: info@marshwoodmanor.co.uk Marshwood Manor, Bettiscombe DT6 5NS This residential weekend is suitable for all levels, including Beginners. The teaching and small group size allows everyone to work to their own level. Please email me if you have any questions about the yoga, and contact Marshwood Manor to discuss theContinue reading “BOOTCAMP & YOGA WEEKEND 2017: Friday 3rd March – Sunday 5th March”