Part 2 of the Stillness in Movement; Movement in Stillness is about Bodily Integrity
Stillness in movement and movement in stillness are critical aspects to the practice of yoga. Part 1 discusses the relationship between stillness in movement and “working the hard part” in yoga techniques
You can and should make your yoga your own, in class and at home. Choose what feels great AND choose what feels grotty. “What? ” You may exclaim. “That’s crazy talk! I do yoga to feel better, not icky.” The answer is, yes, yoga will make you feel better, great even, but not always inContinue reading “In Defence of a Grotty Yoga Practice”
Introducing the Warrior Tui …
The first part of this series introduced the science of flow, the flow cycle and struggle, and this series comprises my reflections on some of Steven Kotler’s and Jim Kwik’s writing on flow. This post will discuss the second stage in the flow cycle – refresh. Stage 2: Refresh It is tempting to overlook theContinue reading “Reaching Flow, Part II”
From reading this blog, you will soon work out that I am a huge Jim Kwik fan, a “kwikist” if you like. Each new episode of the podcast, Kwik Brain, is a boost of knowledge and inspiration and I would encourage you to subscribe! The recent episode (13 July, 2020) on Optimal Flow State withContinue reading “Reaching Flow”
Some simple techniques to unpack when you need some gentle self-care
The attack was terrifying and sustained. My dog was on her back screaming. The other dog had her throat.
Whre was yoga? Everywhere.