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My Christmas in a Homeless Shelter and the Joy That I Found There

With Christmas fast approaching I have been reflecting back on my Christmas last year... I spent it volunteering at a homeless shelter in Bermondsey, southeast London. The shelter was run by the charity Crisis and I had signed up to teach yoga for them on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.  I had thought long and… Continue reading My Christmas in a Homeless Shelter and the Joy That I Found There

An Introduction into Meditation, Mindfulness and Breath Work

I wrote this article earlier this year for those just starting to consider starting a meditation practice. I hope it gives a basic introduction and some grounding into the subject. Feel free to send me an email if any questions come up from reading this or if there is anything else I can help with.… Continue reading An Introduction into Meditation, Mindfulness and Breath Work

Choosing a yoga teacher training – at home or away?

Over the last few years I have completed three yoga teacher trainings (540 hours). I chose the courses that I did due to situational, personal and financial reasons, although ultimately my decisions were based on intuition. I chose to do my first training abroad and my second in the UK. The courses were wildly different… Continue reading Choosing a yoga teacher training – at home or away?

5 lessons learned from 5 types of meditation

Over the past few years I have experimented with different forms of meditation. Here are a few lessons I have learnt along the way: Meditation doesn't have to be complicated or spiritual. Mindfulness meditation; simply sitting, focusing on the breath and coming back to it again, again and again...can be useful for training concerntration. This… Continue reading 5 lessons learned from 5 types of meditation