Tucked off – my tail bone is done with cues

My tail bone is done being tucked, it wants out. My spine is over trying to be straight and wants it’s curves back. My sit bones have had enough of their flesh being pulled out from under them and want their long lost glutes comfortably back underneath them. This one’s for the cues that are…

To bind or not to bind, that is the question.

I am often on the fence about instructing or encouraging students (or myself in my own practice for that matter) to ‘bind’ in postures or not. ‘Binding’ in a Yoga posture is when we wrap our arm or arms around our torso or leg and then clasp on to either our opposite hand or perhaps…

Tapas – the fire of transformation

If you practice Yoga and think Tapas are just delicious small Spanish snacks then read on. Tapas is one of the Niyamas (observances) as stated by Patanjali in the Yoga Sutras. It is just one of 10 things we should adhere to alongside our asana practice when traveling the path towards Yoga. The Yamas (restraints)…

The Wobbles

When we experience a wobble in our feelings, thoughts or in our physical Yoga practice are we failing to do something correctly and are these wobbles a sign of us not doing well? Or are the wobbly bits us trying to figure out where our centre is. Is being a bit wobbly actually a really…