Posts tagged practice
Progress in Yoga: What to Expect

If you’re an Instagrammer you’ll likely have seen the hundreds of beautiful ‘progress update’ photos from some of the most followed Instagram-yogis out there. But what about the rest of us? The ‘normal’ yoga practitioners, (and I mean ‘normal’ in the loose way it is generally used, none of us are actually normal and that’s a wonderful thing) but what can we expect in the way of progress in our practice, and how should we measure it?

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Why Yoga?

Last night, I cried on my mat at the end of a particularly intense hot vinyasa flow session. It was a release of frustrations which have built up over the last 6-8 months in various aspects of my life, together with longer-serving injuries rearing their heads. There I was, laying in savasana, dripping with sweat, surrounded by 30 strangers – anonymous and exhausted – and out the tears poured.

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