Why should you BYOM?

That’s Bring Your Own Mat, btw. Don’t have one? Well here’s the definitive guide to rectifying the sorry situation you’re in. But wait, you might be asking yourself why you should have your own mat in the first place. You might be doing  fine on the ones at the gym, you’re not that fussed aboutContinue reading “Why should you BYOM?”

Buying a yoga mat: YOGALEN gets his Which? on

A mat is a mat is a mat and that’s that, right? Wrong! What began as a chopped up bit of carpet underlay has now been researched, redesigned, rethought and totally reformatted. Yoga mats have become a symbol of the healthy life, filled with the promise of a glowing soul and everlasting youth. Studies showContinue reading “Buying a yoga mat: YOGALEN gets his Which? on”

Do more yoga! I’m covering three classes from 4-7 June

What better way to kickstart June than with an extra dose of yoga? We’ll be halfway through the year, so it’s sort of fitting to do double the amount of yoga in celebration. Luckily, a friend of mine is off on holiday next week and I’m covering her classes, so if you fancy ramping itContinue reading “Do more yoga! I’m covering three classes from 4-7 June”

Yoga for Morning People

It’s called mysore for a reason: it’s all about my sore calves, my sore hamstrings, my sore  hips, etc. Even my sore armpits (who knew that could happen?). The background: I’m fresh from six days of early starts and a couple of hours of Mysore-style Ashtanga with Luke Jordan and Sonja Radvila before breakfast. IContinue reading “Yoga for Morning People”

Work at BBC Scotland?

Lucky you! Your wednesday lunchtimes are about to et a whole lot better. Wednesday lunchtime flow yoga classes: 1:10-1:50, £5 drop-in. It’s in the studio in the Ancillary building. BUT The room was booked by a production team (who take precedence over yoga teachers, appaz) for this lunchtime (22 May), so we won’t be ableContinue reading “Work at BBC Scotland?”

Hotjooga: Finland’s answer to Bikram

I was in Helsinki recently and I was keen to get to the heart of the Finnish capital, to discover what really made it tick, to unearth its intricate history, delicate politics, and carefully designed social framework. Naturally I did this by booking into some yoga classes online. This would have been impossible without GoogleContinue reading “Hotjooga: Finland’s answer to Bikram”

Yoga for the Office

So you love yoga and you’re a super high powered office type with NO TIME to get to class today. You love the idea of doing a bit of yog to spruce up the day, but don’t want to look like a total weirdo as you’re doing it? Yeah me too. So I’ve put together aContinue reading “Yoga for the Office”