Whether I am in rehearsal, teaching yoga, or dealing with any of life’s stresses, getting on my mat keeps me balanced. Working in theatre as an actor and director is my creative passion, and working as a yoga instructor both centres me and supports my

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 GRASSHOPPER/LOCUST   HOW TO PERFORM • Inhale: Lie on your side  • Exhale: Clasp your fingers together • Inhale: Extend the thumbs, straighten the arms • Exhale: Bring arms as close together as possible, roll onto your front • Inhale: Lift the chin, lengthening the neck • Exhale: Chin onto the mat • Inhale:

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 SPHINX IN LOTUS    HOW TO PERFORM • Sit in Padmanasana, palms together in prayer  • Inhale: The hands through the heart centre • Exhale: Circle the palms to the mat just in front of the knees • Inhale: Lift onto the knee tops, sliding your hands forward in support • Exhale:

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 GATE POSE HOW TO PERFORM • Kneel on your mat • Stretch out the right leg to the right side • Inhale: the palms together above your head • Exhale: the hands to the right side • Support the right palm onto the right leg (as far towards the foot as

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EAGLE INTO ARM BALANCE  HOW TO PERFORM  • Stand in Tadasana and lift your right leg up. Cross it over your left leg. • Bend your knees a little and lower your hips slightly. • Twist your body to the right and bring your hands to the floor. You

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 TWIST BACKBEND SPLITS  HOW TO PERFORM  • Lie down on your back and hug your right knee into your chest. • Draw your right knee down to the floor to your left and stretch your arms out to shoulder height along the floor. Turn your head to the

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HOW TO PERFORM  • Start by sitting on your heels with your feet together. • Tuck your toes under and see if you can rest of the balls of your feet. Sit back on your heels. • Lengthen through your spine and soften your shoulders. Let your head

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EXTENDED FEET POSE HOW TO PERFORM  • Lie flat on the back with feet and knees tight together, placing palms and arms down on the floor next to the body. • Inhale, and press forearms and elbows firmly against the floor. While inhaling, lift the upper torso and head away from the floor,

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SHOULDER STAND HOW TO PERFORM • Relax the entire body and mind while lying flat on the back. Checking that the head and spine are aligned with the legs and feet together in a straight line, place the hands and arms close to the body with the palms facing down. • Inhale,

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