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MY YOGA BLOG

Lessons from throughout my yoga journey. Breathing techniques, strategies for living with less stress in your life, advice on finding the right yoga style for you a lots more. I hope you enjoy.

Yogafire Origins – Part 3 – Firefighters Doing Yoga

To fit yoga more into my life, I started to do yoga at the fire station. Since I had no idea what I was doing, I bought a yoga DVD into the station and started doing that on shift. I had a pretty cool crew of firefighters at the station with me, so a few of them began...

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Yogafire Origins – Part 2 – My First Yoga Class

When I last left you, I had just had an epiphany that I needed to do something to maintain my health and wellness as I aged. I did not want to continue to be constantly sore, nor did I want to feel worse as I aged...more on that below. I started looking around for a...

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Navigating Through Uncertain Times

How has Covid-19 impacted your life? Like me, you've probably faced some significant disruptions in your life. I am currently having to self-isolate because I returned from overseas, and we are following the new travel restrictions. As a result, I can't teach at my...

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Yoga for Relief of Back Pain

Many of us have experienced back pain over the years; in fact, back pain is one of the biggest reasons people visit their doctor.  Over 80% of New Zealanders will experience some form of back pain in their lifetime. If you’re one of them, then you’ll know what a...

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How Yoga Helps Athletic Performance

What is the one thing you can add to your athletic training program that will take you to that next level?  Yoga. Some of the world’s top athletes have embraced and even claim yoga made their careers achieve new heights.  Le-Bron James, NBA superstar claims that “yoga...

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