Toes out

Toes out

It’s a gorgeous day in Edinburgh. Sun is out. Veg is all planted. Day off!! Flip flops are the only things I’m going to put on my feet today. I’ve done a yoga class. Side crow as a peak pose in my living room was pretty satisfying. Best thing is that I’m sure my instructor [...]

Yoga Brought Home

Yoga Brought Home

During the outbreak of COVID-19 things have changed. For my Yoga studio that has meant adapting to keep the business going. Adapting to offer something to those of us who go there. I am continually amazed at how we adapt to significant change. There are some people who can't, depending on their jobs / businesses, [...]

Weather

Weather

Rain....Rain....Rain...Rain. When will it bloody stop? Just a hint of sunshine and mild temperatures is what I need to stop me feeling dreary and old in dreary old Edinburgh. Storms We have had two storms in a row now. Storm Ciara (I know a Ciara and this kind of fits with her personality) brought snow, [...]

Finding ease through effort

Finding ease through effort

I was at yoga last night for a Yin class. Yin isn’t always comfortable but it is relaxing. There’s that fine line of finding your edge in the pose (stretches) and staying there for a good while (sometimes 5 minutes or more). It’s the balance of finding ease through effort. The teacher last night described [...]

Mermaid pose

Mermaid pose

Just what I needed the morning after a leg day in the gym. Just what I didn't need after a leg day in the gym. Mermaid or a King Pigeon is one of my favourite peak poses in a yoga flow. Maybe not after a leg day though. I didn't quite get the full pose [...]