Why I hate Yoga & That Annoying Voice There are days when I hate yoga, or let’s say I hate the yoga that is sold to me through social media. If you were to take a look at yoga through the Instagram lens what would you see? An extremely challenging asana performed by an incredibly […]
How To Get The Most From Your Yoga Practice.
Yoga is beautiful in its way of being all encompassing, it effects the body, the breath and the mind, and each time we practice we may notice something new that it brings. For some of us practicing yoga is a way to help sleep better, for others it provides a way to release tension in […]
Wanderlust 108 – Barcelona 2017
I am so happy to announce that Happy Lotus is a studio partner with this exceptional event Wanderlust 108 Barcelona. Wanderlust 108 is the first ever ‘Mindful Triathalon’ and combines a 5k run, a 90 minute yoga class and a 30 minute meditation. For me personally I believe that combining yoga and meditation with any other […]
Introduction to Kundalini – Mini Course
Have you ever been curious about the chakras or mantras? Maybe you have heard about Kundalini yoga but have no idea what it is about. Now is your opportunity to find out! Together with my good friend Brenda we have put together a four week course for you to discover the fundamentals of Kundalini Yoga. […]
Yoga to Overcome Back Pain, Correct Posture & Feel More Confident
Back Pain A Reality! Back pain is a reality that most people experience, and now the trend is starting even earlier with children as young as 10 experiencing pain in the back and neck. This can be put down to modern lifestyles deteriorating our posture. Sitting all day at a desk, carrying heavy bags (even […]
How Yoga Changed My Body
This is a sentence that you hear A LOT when people are talking about yoga. It’s almost like the golden question that everyone wishes to know: How it will happen? When it will happen? and what kind of yoga made it happen? Well I want to share with you my story and what I believe […]
Do I need to know the Ashtanga sequence to start a Mysore practice?
The short answer to this is no. Starting a Mysore practice is actually the best way to start learning the sequence. I know it can be intimidating at first, to think you will be stood on your yoga mat all alone with no one telling you what to do. Thankfully that feeling will quickly disappear […]
What is Mysore Yoga?
Mysore is the traditional way of learning Ashtanga yoga, named after the city in India where Sri K. Pattabhi Jois, the guru of Ashtanga Yoga, lived. Mysore class is not guided by a teacher standing in front of the class calling out postures, it is a quiet self practice of the Ashtanga sequence, with the […]
Full Moon Magic
I personally could feel the energies of this ‘strawberry’ moon building for days beforehand. I wouldn’t say that I am always so affected by the moon, but this one in praticular was making me feel very sensitive & emotional. The night of class was no exception, and as I turned up to the spot over […]
Yogiis the time has come again to enjoy these beautiful mornings with yoga & meditation at sunrise! Let us welcome the day with our sun salutations, and a short practice of standing postures, to energize us for the rest of the day. We will then come together for a short guided meditation to centre and […]