What’s The Din with Yin?

What’s The Din with Yin?

Yoga means to join or to yoke (yoke implies to control – mind and body). With Patanjali defining it as chitta vritti nirodha. It means that yoga is the removing of the fluctuations of the mind. Yoga is not about becoming perfect, but becoming whole. Most forms of yoga...
Pilates and Yoga Holiday Retreat

Pilates and Yoga Holiday Retreat

How do you know if its a Holiday, or a Retreat? To the initiated into the world of yoga or pilates retreats, the question may not need answering. But I was, at one stage, new to that world of:- is it a holiday or a retreat; and what is the difference between, say a...
Fancy a Gong bath or a Tibetan Bowl Massage?

Fancy a Gong bath or a Tibetan Bowl Massage?

Fancy a Gong bath or a Tibetan Bowl Massage? All things in our universe are constantly in motion, that is they are vibrating. Although everything has a natural frequency, a natural vibration, the size of this vibration are usually very low, it is difficult to measure....
“Yin Yoga How Being Easy Makes it so Much Harder to Do”

“Yin Yoga How Being Easy Makes it so Much Harder to Do”

Forget yoga, for you have a vague idea of what yoga ‘might’ be. I am willing to bet that it is the addition of the word ‘Yin’ that causes most people the greatest confusion. So I wish to focus on the Yin side of Yin Yoga. The reason being, that to have a basic...
Do You Want to Give Yin a Spin?

Do You Want to Give Yin a Spin?

Give a Yin Class a Spin   Have you ever wanted to give meditation a go, but were put off by the stiff aching legs, and the seemingly excruciatingly painful positions you were expected to sit in, whilst looking seemingly calm, peaceful and tranquil? Perhaps you...