Things I learnt on retreat

Things I learnt on retreat

Greetings Beautiful Souls, I know that as a facilitator I should be the one teaching on retreat, however, every retreat I have facilitated so far I seem to come back so much clearer and with much more knowledge than I had on arrival! Here are a few things I learnt this past weekend Diversity opens […]

Navigating your first yoga class

Navigating your first yoga class

Greetings Beautiful Souls, So you want to start yoga. However, deciding how to start a yoga practice in the 21st century is more intimidating than stepping into Starbucks for the first time! You can’t order ‘coffee’ its a double, venti, skinny, mocha, latte thank you very much! Much like going to Starbucks, the variety presents both […]

Lessons from a Sandcastle

Lessons from a Sandcastle

Posted by Nisey on April 7, 2016 in Blog |No Comments

Sand castles have long been the preserve of children around the world. Whilst on holiday as our little family of three built castles, volcanos and human turtles in the sand it got me thinking about the yoga of a sandcastle. 1. The wise man built his house upon a rock. The foolish man built his house […]

5 ways to bring yoga into your life

5 ways to bring yoga into your life

Posted by Nisey on April 5, 2016 in Blog |No Comments

Greetings Beautiful Souls! Taking yoga off the mat, out the studio and into your life is something that I am passionate about! Bringing yoga into your daily life doesn’t have to be difficult, in fact it should be a pleasure… something you look forward to! Sivananda yoga suggests these 5 simple guidelines to follow for a […]

Do you love your body?

Do you love your body?

Posted by Nisey on March 29, 2016 in Blog |5 Comments

Has yoga changed the way you feel about your body? I’m a yoga teacher. I’m also, usually, the biggest person in class. A few weeks ago I shared a photograph of my son and I in tree pose. Me in a costume.We also took the cover photo, in a costume to share right here! This […]

Endless shades of gray

Endless shades of gray

Yoga teaches us to see the shades of grey in every circumstance. As you attend classes regularly you will notice how your teacher will demonstrate a posture, and then make suggestions of other ways to get to the end result. Your teacher will guide you on your own path to the end result because every […]

The Divine Feminine

The Divine Feminine

Posted by Nisey on March 8, 2016 in Blog |No Comments

Today is women’s day. Let me be honest, this is not a day that I celebrate. Particularly since we live in a country that has a Minister of Women, children and people with disabilities…. Seriously, which misogynistic so and so decided to clump women, children and people with disabilities under the same umbrella? I’ve ranted […]

Seeking the space between

Seeking the space between

Posted by Nisey on March 1, 2016 in Blog |No Comments

The space between exists in every moment. It is the gentle pause between breaths, where for that moment our existence becomes real. Is there another breath? Was that my last breath? In that moment you are faced with your immortality and your infinity as one and the same thing. Take a deep breath in, now […]

How do you know your Mom’s a Yogini?

How do you know your Mom’s a Yogini?

Yesterday while out and about with Jaden (all of almost 8 years old) we heard an older women talking about how she can’t reach her toes. My boy turned to her and said (unprompted) you should do yoga, it makes you flexible. With that he casually continued on his way! His casual attitude to yoga got me thinking about […]

Sisterhood of Souls

Sisterhood of Souls

What do you call a group of women? According to the Oxford dictionary its a bevy of ladies… I’m inclined to disagree! It’s a tribe. Undoubtably… you can be in a tribe of 2 or 20 and sometimes the women in your tribe will never have met each other but it makes them no less part of […]