Chataranga… What’s the Fuss?

Chataranga… What’s the Fuss? There’s a lot of talk around chataranga and it often gets bad press. Blamed for shoulder injuries, wrist pain and all sorts, though it’s just a plank with bent elbows with the joints in a functional range, so what’s all the fuss?! The pose...

Visualisation and Strength

Visualisation and Strength This is an interesting concept and a technique I sometimes use during my 1:1 yoga sessions with clients who are recovering from injury and have an extremely limited range of movement temporarily. It involves visualising the muscle movement,...

Looking To Start a Home Yoga Practice?

Looking To Start a Home Yoga Practice? Beginning a home yoga practise can sometimes feel daunting. Where to start, what to include, length of time, don’t have time… So confusing! First things first, don’t try to recreate the yoga class you’ve just attended!...

Chataranga

Chataranga Let’s think about Chataranga as a third plank pose – you’ve got plank on your hands plank on forearms and plank with bent elbows. All these planks require the same stability across the shoulders. Plank on your hands can feel easier if you have no...

Say Hello to Freya

Say Hello to Freya I’d like to introduce you to Freya who will be joining us for the first session of my A Fresh Approach Coaching & Mentoring for teachers course beginning this September. This first session is centred around Confidence, Communication and Voice...

Thoughts on Mentoring

Thoughts on Mentoring I’ve had a mentor for pretty much all of my yoga career. Sometimes it’s been more to do with the physical; sometimes its been there holding me high supporting me as I celebrate some successes; yet often times it’s gotten me through the low tides...