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 [...]

Skiing

Skiing

Why would anyone not think that going to the top of a mountain and sliding down it on skis would be fun? Its a bit of a dichotomy for me. I love it but to be honest it scares me too. Either way it is kind of fun and having had a short break over [...]

The only girl in yoga

The only girl in yoga

Girl is probably stretching things but you get the gist. To be fair I have a young face. But anyway....more men are now doing yoga. The percentages reported are still a lot lower than women, but it is definitely on the increase. I think this is a good thing. Last week I was in yin [...]