Anahata vinyasa flow

Anyone who has ever attended an Ocean Flow Fitness yoga class will be aware that music is an integral part of any class. From the minute we set off on our yoga journey in class, music is there to guide us through the flow of the practice we are embarking on. With feel good acoustic Indie pop, or mellow melodies normally staring off our warm up asanas. The energy then starts to raise a bit once we enter our first Sun Salutations, which can often lead to full on high energy beats by the time we hit the main flow of the class. This mayRead More →

Yin yoga straddle

My experiences with Yin Yoga – From Yinginner to Yinster! So at the beginning of this year in a hot yoga Shala in the Goan jungle, as the scorching sun of the day was just starting to set to the sounds of the serenading monkeys and birds all around us, I was introduced to Yin yoga: a form of yoga which left me somewhat out of my comfort zone in terms of a yoga practice, due to the utter stillness and prolonged sustaining of the poses that contrasted so profoundly with my own style of choice up until then, Vinyasa. But a style that hasRead More →

Beach front meditation

Debunking the language of a yoga class for beginners. Ok so you’ve bought the mat, you’ve dusted off the gym clothes and you’ve just about got to grips with the difference between a Downdog and an Updog, but there’s one small problem; you’re still not 100% sure what your yoga teacher is on about! Many students when they begin their yoga journey may be overwhelmed by the use of yoga vocabulary coming from their yoga teacher’s mouth in class time. Tailbone tucking, core engaging and knee cap lifting, not to mention chakras, dristis and the infamous OM! In this article I aim to debunk someRead More →

Crow pose on Eco rubber mat

Yoga, is it really for me? I can’t do yoga can I? I’m not flexible! Uhm, sorry to state the obvious, but isn’t that just the point! Would you expected someone who had only ever run 2 miles in their life to suddenly run a marathon? Likewise as a yoga teacher I would never expect someone who had just started yoga to suddenly be throwing their leg behind their head. Actually I would never expect that of someone full stop! Yoga is about your own practice. That means wherever you’re at with your own body is enough for today. Like running a marathon you willRead More →