What the Heck is Yoga Nidra?!

What the Heck is Yoga Nidra?!

Yoga Nidra is translated to Yogic Sleep. In nidra, the mind is not unconscious as it is while sleeping, but it connects us to our subconscious mind which holds our many impressions, experiences, and knowledge, it’s a place that we are not able to reside in during our usual waking state.

So What is Yin?

So What is Yin?

Yin Yoga is a modern style of yoga which is informed by traditional Chinese medicine.

It can be confusing…
The term ‘Yin’ alone refers to the opposition of ‘Yang’: Yin being the more soft, soothing, feminine and Yang as the more dynamic, active, masculine aspects of being. However, Yin Yoga is a specific style of yoga which incorporates its own meaning. This becomes apparent when considering a Restorative Yoga class which is working with the Yin aspects of being yet is different to Yin Yoga.

Am I there yet?

Am I there yet?

So you love yoga, connect with your yoga teachers and are considering becoming one yourself, but there are those doubts lingering… Am I there yet? It’s a perfectly legitimate question to all ask ourselves before taking on any new learning and/or challenge but we’re here to support you with this one.

What to expect on your first day at teacher training

What to expect on your first day at teacher training

Most importantly, this is not a test. You will not be getting weighed up against anyone else on your knowledge of philosophy or experience of asanas. Instead, this is an exciting day of connecting with a community who all have a common interest. This is a day to get to know others and yourself a bit more, noting where it is you are starting from, and peeking into all that there is to delve into.