Yoga and Covid — What to Believe?

Yoga and Covid — What to Believe?

Ever since the emergence of Covid 19 as a global pandemic it seems like I have been inundated with opposing views. Is it “just a flu”? Is it a massive conspiracy? Has it been over hyped in order to control people or to generate profit for the major drug companies? Are...
Vaccine Hesitancy — Why I Changed My Mind

Vaccine Hesitancy — Why I Changed My Mind

When the Covid-19 pandemic first broke I admit to saying “It’s just a bad flu. Why the over reaction?” Then the numbers just kept growing and people started dying. Lots of people. Evidence of some of the worse effects started to build up. We heard about long...
Winter Ashtanga Yoga — What’s Happening?

Winter Ashtanga Yoga — What’s Happening?

It is Winter in Aotearoa/NZ at the moment and this can be a difficult season for practice. We often have more time but experience the resistance in the body and the challenge to be motivated that are hallmarks of the colder months. Next year, 2022, I will have been...
Pandemics and Politics 2020

Pandemics and Politics 2020

An Aotearoa/NZ Ashtanga Perspective: Now that we have finally got to 2021, I thought I’d do a review of 2020 given that it was such a momentous year. It started for us with the Australian bush fires and the smoke haze that made it all the way across the Tasman...
A Covid-19 Pandemic and Ashtanga Yoga.

A Covid-19 Pandemic and Ashtanga Yoga.

Random Thoughts on Practicing and Teaching through a Global Pandemic: Time is a fluid thing. It wasn’t that long ago, back in February, when I, like many people was saying, “It’s just a bad strain of the flu. Nothing to worry about”. The next thing you...