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Ashtanga blogs

Louise and I were chatting about Ashtanga blogs at our Moon day meet-up last night. I went through a phase a few years ago when I was really into reading pretty much anything anyone wrote about Ashtanga Yoga. I think it was also a way of trying to get a better understanding of what I […]

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108 sun salutations in memory of Guruji

This Sunday Sarah will be leading 108 sun salutations in honour of the life and work of Ashtanga Guru Shri K Pattabhi Jois who died this week a year ago. We’ll be starting at 8:30am at the BNHC. Please join us for this special occasion which should take around an hour. Why 108 sun salutations? […]

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Practicing at the Dharma Shala

Today has been a long day. Up at 5am to catch the 5:49 train to London to practice at the Dharma Shala in Euston. I had a mid morning client meeting which meant that I had to buy a peak-time train ticket – ¬£42! So I thought why not use the opportunity to go and […]

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Heartfelt Thanks

I recently watched the film Enlighten Up, a documentary made by a female American yogi following a yoga-virgin journalist on his global quest to find the meaning of yoga. Various gurus and yoga ‘celebrities’ were interviewed, including Shri K Pattabhi Jois. I’ve been practicising Mysore style Ashtanga for a year now and naturally consider Pattabhi […]

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Kino MacGregor

Kino seems to be popping up all over the place these days. We had a review of her recent Edinburgh workshop at Union Yoga in our April newsletter which was attended by a Brighton Ashtangi. This rather interesting article by Kino has also been making it’s way around the web and is definitely worth a […]

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Japanese seated accupressure massage

Hi! After an extremely effective On Site Seated Acupressure Workshop I am looking for 10 people to volunteer for 5 free massages. I follow a Kata Form working only on the Back, Neck, Arms, ¬†Shoulders and Skull for 15 minutes. The sequence of movements and gentle pressure allows for deep relaxation, improved posture and release […]

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