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A journey of becoming

I've been thinking a lot lately about how men (and all people gender specific or not) can benefit from a regular physical practice and how I came to be where I am. In a society that bombards us with the perfect social media image and the perfect life plastered over our televisions, it's not all sunshine and roses. There are people...

Yoga, Music & The Art of Listening

We all love music, don’t we? Music and movement have been united since drumming and dancing around the fires of our ancestors and more recently to the night club and festival party scenes of today. It can also really help create an ‘atmosphere’ in a yoga room, but lately I haven’t been playing music in my classes and there is a...

A conversation about the art of touch and consent

There have been several articles written of late asking students if they ever have experienced touch that felt inappropriate in yoga. Other professionals whose work can involve touching people are usually regulated by the government but yoga teachers are not, so how can we as a community make sure that students feel respected and safe under our guidance? Recently I watched ...

Awakening Yoga Retreat in the Philippines 2020

Come and share my birthday with me next April 11-18 and expand your understanding of yoga in this immersive yoga retreat, just one hour flight from Manila, to the best luxury resort on the outskirts of Negros Island at Salaya Beach Houses. We will do some epic yoga, maybe have a cocktail or two and soak up some sun! Ahhhh island life! Check...