Ashtanga Brighton Blog

Learning the closing mantra April 10th, 2014

Mangala mantra

The Mangala mantra is a powerful prayer that directs our focus outwards, in particular, asking that the leaders of the world protect the earth and rule justly. In this age of environmental and political crisis I can’t think of a chant that we need more!

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learning the opening mantra April 3rd, 2014

Ashtanga Yoga Opening Mantra

The first thing you’re faced with when you start the practice of Ashtanga Yoga, is the weird tongue twisting chant at the beginning of class. Here’s an MP3 of the chant for you to download and a PDF with phonetic transcription and translation. Happy chanting!

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new Mysore classes in Brighton March 17th, 2014

New Mysore classes in Brighton

Starting on Monday 31/03 I’ll be teaching early morning Mysore classes from 7am – 9am upstairs at the Mad Hatter’s Cafe. Both new and experienced practitioners are welcome. This post aims to give you an idea of what to expect particularly if you’re new Ashtanga Yoga.

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big changes March 16th, 2014

big changes

2014 brings big unexpected changes for me as I shut down zero G media, set up a new business with Leia and set out to start teaching morning Mysore classes, 3 times/week. Where did all this change come from?

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Reactor Lessons from Fukushima March 1st, 2014

Reactor film title

Michael Stone was in London last week and we attended a screening and Q&A of Ian Mackenzie’s new film, Reactor – Lessons of Fukushima. The film is beautifully shot and feels incomplete, like an unfinished story…

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