Russell Brand Yoga Revolution

Russell Brand and The Yoga Revolution

Like pretty much everyone else in the country I watched the Russell Brand interview last year. Enjoyed the mixed reviews he got. That is, on the one hand he is an idealistic fool who has his head in the clouds, high on his own adulation (now he’s given up the drugs) and too much of […]

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Ashtanga Yoga in Crete

Yoga holidays. To be honest they are not something I usually do. As if I go away to do Yoga its generally fairly intense and not really a holiday. Like a good month of practice at least, and last time I was in Mysore I was lucky enough to be able to stay for four […]

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The Yoga of Letting Go and Love

Letting Go. The art of letting go, the art of surrender. Humility. These are words and phrases that get bandied around so much in the Yoga world. The workaholic in me always suspected that ‘undoing’ was a cop-out. Paying people to tell you that all you need to do is nothing and the truth is […]

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The Musical Practice of Ashtanga Yoga

“I tried to learn the piano once but I didn’t immediately sound like Mozart. So obviously I had to stop.” “Then I picked up a guitar but when I tried to play it I didn’t immediately sound like Hendrix. So after 3 minutes I concluded I was crap at music.”  “Then I decided to go […]

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The Yoga Artist

“We went down into the silent garden. Dawn is the time when nothing breathes, the hour of silence. Everything is transfixed, only the light moves.”    Leonora Carrington I have been so very lucky in my life to be able to visit some of the most amazing art galleries on the planet. Paris, Barcelona, Florence, […]

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Fifty Shades of Happiness…

Everyone seems to be reading Fifty Shades of Grey. And I have to say that I haven’t bought a copy. Its been compared to the Twilight Saga and I’m not even going to go there. The success its enjoyed so far says more about the world we live in than any inspiration on the part […]

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