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March 7, 2018
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6 Poses to help achieve Urdvha Dhanurasana

I often get asked by students how to achieve Urdvha Danurasana or wheel pose. Like all asana based questions, there…

January 30, 2018
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Herding Cats

Have you ever taught a class that has felt like a constant onslaught of putting out fires? Yep? me too.…

December 3, 2017
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Show me the money!

If I could tell my younger self one thing I would say “Rachel, take yourself more seriously” Let me unpack…

November 20, 2017
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Think before you speak – Teaching language

Discussions about teaching language are one of my most favourite topics to tackle. To me, When a teacher uses skilful…

October 2, 2017
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Monthly cycle, yoga practise and data collecting

Looking back I am so amazed (and slightly embarrassed) that I never fully considered or appreciated my monthly cycle when…

September 14, 2017
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Food Shame

Food. It’s a controversial topic. It’s amazing to me how something so natural and vital to our survival can stir…

September 11, 2017
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Adjustments: Intention + Seeing + Feeling + Approach

Receiving a well delivered and caring adjustment from a yoga teacher is bliss, but receiving a badly executed adjustment is…

September 5, 2017
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Tips & Advise – Teaching open level classes

Open level yoga classes are lots of fun to teach, you get to meet and work with so many people from all walks…

August 17, 2017
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Soap box – Asana or Exercise

Asana and Exercise There is a popular opinion that the practice of asana is a spiritual practice and that good…

August 14, 2017
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Work ethic + Networking

I was taught that if you work really hard on a goal you would succeed in achieving it. I agree to a…