Journey to Fitness

I used to practice just Ashtanga yoga and do little other form of exercise. I thought the intensive yoga each morning was enough, and there’s no doubt that it’s a very healthy thing to move and stretch and strengthen the body with Ashtanga yoga. But it’s not a complete form of exercise because it’s not […]

The 5 lessons I learned on my break from Ashtanga yoga.

I recently had to take a break of nearly six months off my daily Ashtanga yoga practice due to a mild yet recurring hamstring issue. Having been a strict and devout Ashtangi for a year (meaning 6-mornings-a-week practicing the same sequence by myself, day in, day out) this official break felt wrong and weird, like I […]

Naturcize – the key to feeling better!

It was a lazy Sunday – I had done very little bar morning yoga and a shower and as the afternoon wore on I became very unsettled, firm in the belief that by not being productive I was somehow wasting my one precious day off. Now a Buddhist monk may well have sat on his […]

It’s official – I cheated…

Yup – I cheated.  On the sweet love of my life… Sure, we’ve been going through a rough patch lately – I’ve not been as committed or attentive as I used to be. There are days I’ve woken up and been like, Oh God, I’m so not into you right now and then felt stricken because I […]

Yoga progress and snotty noses

As promised in my last post, I have to update you guys on my yoga progress so here it is: there isn’t much. My  ideals of getting up earlier with that water spray plan failed.  The first morning I just got out of bed, switched off the alarm and crawled straight back in again.  Doh! I did […]