On being a Yoga Teacher with no Self-Discipline

Some of these Yoga types seem to find self discipline way too easy. Others, like me, do not.  Yes, I will put my hand up and say ‘Hi, I’m Hermione and I’m discipline-phobic’. Even the word ‘discipline’ and the idea that I might be restricted by rules or required to do, well, anything at all,…

All is, and ever will be change

I have the lucky circumstance of living and working at different points close to Regents canal here in London. The canal is a slow meandering strip of water that runs through the City, it is tree lined and very peaceful in many places, without (motorised!) traffic. It is probably the best way to commute in London…

Sutra for a Monday

Vijnana Bhairava Tantra 92 Meditate on the Self as being Vast as the sky, A body of energy Extending forever in all directions – Above, below, all around In the embrace of infinite space, Awaken to your true form Divine creative energy Revealing Herself as you. vyoma-aakaaram svam-aatmaanam dhyaayet digbhih anaavritam nir-aashrayaa chitih shaktih sva-roopam…

A drop of water in the ocean

I recently went on a trip to Weymouth, with the sole intention of getting in to the sea. I had the most intense urge to be in salty water, in the vast expanse that is the planets ocean. I have always had a great fondness of the words ‘a drop of water in the ocean,…