When I first started teaching yoga, I never imagined that I would ever do it online. There are already so many teachers and tutorials available- who was I to post myself up there with them? Everything I believed about being a good teacher I felt needed to be done in person. And what I wanted […]
‘Beyond the Mat’ Retreats
Throughout the year, myself and my friend and fellow yoga teacher Kat, host retreats at the beautiful Nomada Eco Mountain Retreat, near Rasquera. We call these retreats ‘Beyond the Mat’ as they are not just a physical yoga practice, but a chance to reconnect to nature and to come together as a community. You can […]
What is Hatha Yoga?
I hope you weren’t expecting a short and snappy answer to this question! Before I start to answer ‘What is Hatha Yoga’, I feel I should address the question, ‘What is Yoga?’ While yoga’s central theme remains the highest goal of the spiritual path, yogic practices give direct and tangible benefits to everyone regardless of […]
How Sunbird Yoga Got It’s Name
“This is my new critter guide who likes to drink from the hibiscus next to my porch. Ornithologists- anyone know what this bird is?”, I posted to my WhatsApp group whilst doing my Yoga Teacher Training in Southern India. “That’s Dave”, replied my husband. And more helpfully, “A purple-rumped sunbird” from my friend. A few […]
You may be wondering why I sign off posts and messages with this emoji 👌, why I have pictures of me giving the ‘A-ok’ sign, and what the Sunbird Yoga logo is all about… It is the Ahamkara Mudra. This mudra brings a sense of peace and confidence and helps you to overcome your fears […]