The passing of BKS Iyengar, contemporary of Ashtanga founder, Pattabhi Jois provides an opportunity to consider our own relationship with our teachers, methods and ourselves. Neither man anticipated the global yoga explosion that has swept the world.
Mysore MC – Getting ready to ride again
We’re getting ready for our next trip to Mysore and I’ve just finished a t-shirt design project I started last year. Inspired by both our last trip to Mysore and the Sons of Anarchy.
The art of hands-on adjustments with David Keil
I attended another great workshop hosted by Scott from Stillpoint Yoga London. This one was a hands-on adjustment workshop with David Keil. I also share my thoughts on giving and receiving adjustments, injuries and tips for those new to adjusting.
Going for a dream and then letting it go
Ever since starting early morning Mysore style practice back in 2006 I’ve dreamed of running a Mysore room. In this post I share my journey of starting one up and then letting it go. Life is so much about timing and the timing just wasn’t right for me this time round.
goodbye my sweet dark lover
2014 continues to be a year of big changes. In this post I share my experience of giving up chocolate, cake and pastries. Setting the scene You might be thinking: “oh here we go, another food obsessed Ashtangi acting out on his control issues around food”. Or you may be thinking: “So you gave up […]
Mysore self-practice demystified
Confused about what Mysore style self-practice actually means? In this blog Ashtanga Brighton teacher Sophie Cleere writes about the benefits of Mysore style practice and how it works. It’s not about doing a 2 hour yoga class either!