Your lack of flexibility is an excellent reason to start doing yoga. Like any new skill, it takes time to develop. If you were learning an instrument for the very first time, nobody would expect you to be able to crack out Beethoven’s concerto after one lesson. It would be a crying shame if no one ever learnt anything new, just because they weren’t an expert from the offset, wouldn’t it?Read More
As those who do it will know, our yoga practice goes far beyond the four corners of our mat. It isn’t just about what we do in the few hours we spend in the studio each week, but what we do to integrate the teachings of yoga into our day to day lives.Read More
I have some bad news.
As it stands, the future isn't looking too good for the planet.
In the UN's latest report, issued by the Intergovernmental Panel of Climate Change on Monday, climate scientists warned that we're on track for a 'climate catastrophe'.
After a few conversations with friends and students recently, it seems that a lot of us, myself included, struggle to find some consistency with the practice of meditation.Read More
Festival season is finally upon us, and I could not be more excited. Hundreds of thousands of us will be setting up camp in fields across the UK this summer, donning sequins and glitter galore. But there’s a downside to the fun – the waste that is left behind once the gates have closed.Read More
As I prepare to board yet another plane for yet another exotic destination for the Christmas holidays, I’m becoming increasingly aware of the hypocrisy of advocating for sustainable living and yet leaving air travel out of the equation.Read More
I've received a lot of emails from aspiring yoga teachers asking for advice on how to get into teaching, and whilst I'm by no means an expert, I thought I'd share some of the things that worked for me when I first started.Read More
Ocean Generation uses creative avenues such as music, gaming, and digital platforms to bring important messages about the welfare of our oceans and fellow human beings to the forefront of our generation.Read More
PLASTIC. It's grim, but with a few additions in our bags every day, it can be avoided.
Virtually every piece of plastic ever to be made still exists in some shape or form, and we manufacture over 300 million tonnes of it every single year.Read More
Earlier this month, my friend Annie and I decided to set an intention for the New Year - to adopt a zero-waste lifestyle, opting for conscious consumption and planet-friendly alternatives as much as we could, over our own personal convenience.Read More
Over the past few years my family and I have focused less on the aesthetic and material sides of Christmas, gradually reducing our decorations to natural, organic materials and an upcycled tree made from driftwood, and gifting just one small thoughtful gift eachRead More
For most of us who have never tried yoga before, the thought of stepping in to the studio for the first time can fill us with trepidation and terror. What if I'm shit? What if my leggings rip?Read More