I am writing this blog post ahead of my first live online Yin class (3 September 2020). I wanted to give you an opportunity to become acquainted with this style of practice, to offer a space to ask any questions and to provide ideas about how you can practice with me at home. Yin is […]
From my home to yours: Taking my teaching online
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 […]
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 […]