Madeleine Shaw is a nutritional health coach, yoga teacher and best-selling author. Her philosophy on food is mirrored in her approach to yoga – it’s all about enlivening the hottest, happiest and healthiest you. In her new best-selling book, Get the Glow, it’s about keeping things simple and delicious so you don’t feel bored or deprived. (more…)
Adam Husler is a Vinyassa and Budokon yoga teacher based in central London. You can find him teaching regularly at Yogahaven, Equinox, Yotopia, Tripspace and Stretch. With experience getting punched in the boxing ring, sweating on the ultra marathon road, channeling his inner Chuck Norris in dojos and getting lost trekking the world, his classes are always strong, creatively sequenced, with intelligent alignment and questionable humour.
Yoga chitta vritti nirodha.
This is how Patañjali defines yoga in the second sutra. It translates as, calming the fluctuations of the mind. Aside from the obvious fact that traditionally, yoga is not practised to a soundtrack coming from an iPod, this argument lies in the notion that by providing distractions such as music during our practice, we are not practising yoga at all. (more…)
For the discerning Yogi, ancient texts are paramount to an authentic practice. The Yoga Sutras, The Bhagavad Gita, Hatha Yoga Pradipika, the Upanishads along with hundreds more all fall under this umbrella and each one has their own distinct voice within the vast collection of yogic literature. (more…)