DATES OF CLASSES

For dates when I am away and when I am teaching classes please have a look at class information here

Movements of Consciousness

Or could I just say thoughts?   In the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali the vrttis or movements of consciousness are listed as correct perception, false perception, imagined perception, memory and sleep.   According to Patanjali  Yoga is the stilling of those movements .  Otherwise consciousness moves incessantly from one thing to another – from one thought to another – becomes one …

Putting Philosophy into Practice

First published in Manchester and District Iyengar Yoga Institute Newsletter You may not think the Yoga Sutras are your cup of tea but…. People come to practice yoga for all kinds of different reasons. Some do it for exercise, some do it to enhance flexibility, perhaps as part of a sports training regime, some come to it because of a …

Assessments – Failure and Success

Published Iyengar Yoga News UK Edition 2009 The first part of this article is for the 30% or so of candidates at all levels who every year fail their assessment – just remember you are not alone! I am currently the Chair of the Assessment and Teacher Training Committee of IYA(UK) and our job is to deal with all matters …