What Am I Studying Right Now?

Yoga and Chronic Low Back Pain.

I’ve done two great webinars this week exploring chronic low back pain and movement. While I’m still integrating much of what I’ve learned, I wanted to jot down a few quick notes to share with you some of what’s new in movement applications for low back pain and some of the updates to rese..read more

New Thai Yoga Massage Online Dates!

What's New?

3-hour Taster Workshop and Thai Yoga Massage Level 1 Practitioner Training.  Learn a new skill or become a practitioner and begin a professional practice.

Thai Yoga Massage Taster Online

Sun Aug 22 9:00-12:00 AEST (Canbera, Melbourne, Sydney time)

Thai Yoga Massage Online News + Updates

Our Thai Yoga Massage Online Taster Went Better Than Expected!

I’ve been teaching Thai yoga massage practitioner training programs since 2008, but this was my first try at teaching online, and I was not sure how it was going to go.  But, to my happy surprise it went really well.  The participants learned so much, t..read more

Sharing Touch and Massage in A Yoga or Movement Class

I love sharing some mini-massage treatments during relaxation at the end of a class. It’s such a lovely way to connect and share some mindfulness and meditation. But, in the past I’ve got about it in a very clumsy manner, with good intentions but not enough consideration. I am preparing to teach a ..read more

Online Yoga Teacher Training Will Continue For Now

I'm so sorry to see all the outbreaks and lockdowns around Australia this week. I hope that you are all coping okay and that you and your loved ones are all safe and sound.  With this new round of outbreaks I'm reminded that we are not nearly 'back to normal' yet, so as I make plans for the next few yoga programs I h..read more

Gardeners' DIY Hand Scrub

To get our hands clean and soft after the garden, I keep a jar of sugar scrub by the sink. It's a pretty simple recipe, keeps for along while, and is a nice treat after a stretch of weeding.

Ingredients:

  • white sugar*
  • olive oil*
  • essential oil*

Instructions:

  1. I'm p..read more

Want to Share Massage At Home?

Online 3-Hour Thai Yoga Massage Taster Workshop

I miss teaching Thai Yoga Massage!  This past year we haven't had a lot of touch in our lives, including massage, and that lack of touch is deeply felt. So I thought that, while I'm still in lockdown, I might put the offer out to share an online 3-hour Thai Yoga Massage Taster wi..read more

It’s Got to Ebb If It’s Going to Flow

I heard this adage the other day, and it came on a day when I really needed it.  Being in lockdown for so long has been tough.  And for me it comes on the heels of a few really challenging years of injury, loss, and a big move across the world.  So, it should have been obvious to me that my creative energy would be in a bit..read more

My Virtual Yoga Studio Tech Set Up

I’ve had a lot of questions from students on how to go about setting up a virtual studio, so I thought I’d share some ideas, experiences, errors, and improvements from my own experience this past year.

First, a hardware and software overview:

  • Platform: Zoom. $226 per year for a professional membership
  • ..read more

Boundaries: Tips for Maintaining Your Practice as a Teacher

  This week I had a great chat with a teacher in training, and she remarked that her yoga practice had changed in that now her mind is busy noticing cues, transitions, sequences, and other teaching skills when participating in a class, rather than just focussing on her own practice. I could really ..read more

Yesterday I marked the 15-year anniversary of my first yoga teacher training course, and did the best thing to acknowledge the date, celebrated the completion of my 45th yoga teacher training class.

What I feel the most in this moment is gratitude; gratitude that I am still able to do this ..read more