Fierce Medicine: How Ana Forrest connected me with spirit

08. May 2017 Grief, Yoga 0
Fierce Medicine: How Ana Forrest connected me with spirit
Fierce medicine is probably the most impactful book I’ve ever read. I read this book during my yoga teacher training, and during a holiday trip to Paris, I was reading it when my Nana passed away, and when I flew back for her funeral. Somehow (or so I thought) each chapter aligned so perfectly with ...

Yoga for Grief Part 2

27. June 2016 Grief, Meditation, Yoga 1
Yoga for Grief Part 2
In the “More Than Asana” weekend we learned about the eight-limb path of yoga described in the Yoga Sutras in Patañjali’s Treaties on Yoga. I say “learned about”, ultimately we learned the concepts exist; we barely dipped a single toe into the ocean of life-long learning the 196 sutras encompasses. I took some time to ...

Yoga for Grief, Part 1

25. May 2016 Grief, Mindfulness, Yoga 0
Yoga for Grief, Part 1
As yoga is becoming more and more a part of my life I find myself turning to it for support, relief, and understanding in many different aspects of my life. Last week my Nana passed away. It was, and still is, a huge shock. She had been absolutely fine, had just had surgery on her ...