Pens out, heads down: I’m off on a training course.

In London. For two weeks, 10-21 February. It’s a 100 hour body module for yoga, so I’ll be studying anatomy, nutrition, and chakras – which are bit like pakoras, I think. The following classes will NOT happen: 10 and 17 February: Hillhead Sports Club 11 and 18 February: Scottish Dance Teachers Alliance 12 and 19 February: BBCContinue reading “Pens out, heads down: I’m off on a training course.”

On the twelfth day of Christmas, my yogi sent to me

Twelve long breaths Eleven downward dogs Ten active toes Nine sun salutes Eight elbows to knees Seven breaths in pigeon Six-ty minutes of music Five boat poses Four forward folds Three deep twists Two side stretches And a moment to sit down and breathe. See you on the mat this January. First class 6 January, 7:15 pmContinue reading “On the twelfth day of Christmas, my yogi sent to me”

September news: Freee yoga and, um, CURREH.

Activ open day: Sat 7 Sep 11am – 1pm The yoga timetable is pretty full over at Activ Tailored Fitness. It’s right near Queen Street station, and we’re a bunch of awesome (nay, AWESOME) teachers who are all geared up to bring a big, beautiful range of classes to the heart of the city. You canContinue reading “September news: Freee yoga and, um, CURREH.”

Classes on pause from 5 to 21 July, and other news

Holidays // cat pic // mats // home practice // new classes Here are the crucial bits, your YOGALEN news in brief: I’ll be away for two weeks, 5-21 July. Cat picture. Four yoga mats tested How to practise at home NEW classes at Activ Tailored Fitness from 22 July. Straps and blocks now availableContinue reading “Classes on pause from 5 to 21 July, and other news”

Saturday 10.30-11.30 @ MCY is cancelled

There’ll be no Saturday morning class this week because the room’s been double booked. And no classes in July because I’ll be away. Come say hi / bye in my other classes this week – and I’m covering a couple over the weekend. More details on FB – go like my page yeah? Have anContinue reading “Saturday 10.30-11.30 @ MCY is cancelled”

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”