Beachside yoga at Palm Cove

Beachside yoga at Palm Cove

My second home in Australia was at one of the beaches a few miles north of Cairns. The closest and most convenient yoga class was with Hartig Yoga at Palm Cove, the nearest little tourist centre (with shops and cafes) a mile or so up the beach. It is pretty stunning...
Iyengar yoga in Cairns

Iyengar yoga in Cairns

Hitting Australia was a huge relief for us as a family. Everything was familiar again. Food, roads, rules. It was a bit of a surprise how stressful being in Bali had become. And when you are stressed because of food, locations, fussy kids, then your body clicks into...
Lost mat: an act of self-sabotage?

Lost mat: an act of self-sabotage?

I have often felt that the mat is a pivotal part of my personal practice. Indeed I have waxed lyrical about how just getting on your mat is a brilliant first step in your yoga practice. After my fantastic aerial yoga class in Ubud, Bali, I took my daughter to a kids...
Yin Yoga: a deep and slow practice

Yin Yoga: a deep and slow practice

After my injury I have been trying to look for gentle classes and this brought me to my second class at Taksu Yoga in Ubud, Bali; a Yin yoga class. This class was a world apart from the Iyengar class at the Yoga barn. I have dabbled a few times in Yin yoga so I knew...