Incense burning next to small Ganesh Murti
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A long term Yoga student of mine, following the recent ‘lock down’ contacted me to say that, (as have many of us, during this peculiar process) she had done a lot of inner reflecting and soul searching and had, as a result, converted to Christianity. ...

Indian Sunset
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I started this blog in January whilst waiting 20 hours at Bahrain airport en route back to the Uk form India. Of course I had no idea at the time what lay ahead in just a couple of months time in the UK and the rest of the world. The original blog ...

Buddhist Temple in Kathmandu Nepal
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Kathmandu, the Nepalese Shangri-la city of dreams.

I share many practices that I learned whilst in Kathmandu, not least gratitude meditation and metta bhavana (loving kindness), as well as the ‘prostration’ version of the sun salute that I ...

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Someone recently asked me why I don’t play music when we practise together, and also if I could cut back the philosophy content and chat a little less perhaps? I explained politely that if this is what they wanted from their practice that’s no problem, ...

Munnar in Kerala
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I am just coming to the end of a six night stay at Munkudil, an Ayurveda Yoga retreat in a rural part of Kerala, South India. The environment here is sublime. The entire place is founded on ecological principles, as well as being incredibly beautiful ...

Offering a Lotus Flower
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I cannot tell you how frustrating I find this question! I get asked this a lot, and my response is usually ‘its Yoga’. Which is possibly not that helpful. I know that this question is usually asked in compete innocence. There are so many so called ...


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