yoga teacher training

Ever wonder where I did MY yoga teacher training?

Ever wonder where I did MY yoga teacher training?

This post is based on a Facebook conversation I had. I thought it was interesting, and echoed the kinds of questions I often receive from people considering doing teacher training with me.

So I thought I'd share the answers with you, too.

But before I do, I want to mention that your choices really depend on why you want to do a teacher training. Some people do TT because they want to deepen their practice/ learn more about yoga/ do a lot of yoga/ go on a holiday and detox while doing yoga and this is great. There are lots of offerings out there that suit these goals.

The Secret Lives of Yoga Teachers

The Secret Lives of Yoga Teachers

A post from the archives: Secret Lives Of Yoga Teachers. We do admin, lots and lots of admin. At a computer, like everyone else. Unfortunately, our lives DON'T just consist of practicing yoga and drinking chai. It's quite irritating when people make that assumption actually. For one, TEACHING yoga and practicing it should not be the same thing.

Movement Is Not A Moral Obligation

Movement Is Not A Moral Obligation

This year has been one of doctor’s visits, and tests, and surgeries, and medication. I am not ill, I just have what they call a ‘pre-existing condition’. 

There are a few things that have been challenging: the main one is that the drugs and surgeries have meant I am often too unwell to move. And I rely on movement rather heavily for my mental health.

I also have a little voice in my head that tells me, every day, that I ‘should’ move. Like it's immoral of me not to be moving...

Let’s talk about your (sore) knees

Let’s talk about your (sore) knees

A few months ago, one of my students sent me a link to an article about dormant butt syndrome 

And we both had a chuckle because I spend LOTS of time talking about how we are all too weak in the behind. And making people do bridges, squats, and lunges to correct that. 

But wait, weren't we talking about KNEES? Yes. No buts about it, your dormant butt is the seat of the problem...