We’ve been working with the special Dru Yoga version of Bhujangasana, the Four Stage Cobra. This a stretching and strengthening pose for the back. Done in four stage, it allows you to warm up gracefully into the full lift or to stop at the level that feels right for your back. This is one snake, that you don’t need to be afraid of.Read More
Taking a look at one of yoga’s best known postures, Adho Mukha Svanasana - the downward facing dog. Why it can help put a spring in your step and set your tail wagging.Read More
I feature in this month’s OM Yoga Magazine as their, ‘Man on the Mat’. In the article I guide you through one of my favourite asanas, the Eagle Pose (Garudasana) - a strengthening and balancing standing pose. Read on to find out more…Read More
I know from experience that simply lying in stillness is both profoundly effective and deeply challenging. We’ve all been there. Those times when the relaxation is the high-light of the Yoga class and you don’t want it to end. And those other times, when it feels like interminable torture because you can’t get comfortable or stop your mind from racing.Read More
In our non-stop, keep going, going busy, keep doing, doing, doing culture the fiery Sun Salutation is a firm favourite feature of many Yoga classes. However, we need balance. We need to be able to ‘get up and go’ but we also need to be able to ‘rest and digest’. We need the heat and dynamism of the sun salutation and we need the cool and calm of moon sequence.Read More
Working with EBR2 in several of my classes has made me reflect on my experiences of this signature Dru Yoga ‘energy block release’ sequence as both a student and as a trainee teacher. It’s been an interesting and enlightening journey. One that taught me a huge deal about resistance.