March 25, 2020

In 2008 we saw a global crash that shook the world and created the biggest economic downturn since the Great Depression of the 1930’s.  With the world now facing an unprecedented global health emergency, people are again faced with financial challenges, but with the ad...

My biggest challenge was to figure out how I was going to deliver a high-quality training course and provide students with a valuable experience and an authentic yoga education. After much research and deliberation, the only opportunity that was looking like a feasible...

Breathing is often misunderstood in sports training, which is odd given it’s something universal to all athletes. Everyone wants to maximise their oxygen uptake, but despite what many people think, funneling larger volumes of air via our mouth is not the way to do it....

July 1, 2019

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I believe Roger Federer to be one of the most graceful tennis players of all time.  He seems to move across the court with such effortless ease that I often feel he goes home and choreographs his matches.  Besides having an outstanding team behin...

Athletes are continuing to discover the benefits of yoga beyond its ability to make them flexible. From pre-workout activation to post-workout stretching, it aids in improving balance and helps to strengthen and stabilize the body. Moreover, it lengthens the muscles af...

October 27, 2018

Although the most obvious injury that is sustained by gamers is carpal tunnel syndrome, (otherwise known as ‘Space Invaders Wrist’) there have also been several reports of high-profile gamers suffering from a collapsed lung (pneumothorax) in recent years. Although the...

I was 47 years old the first time I ever entertained taking a yoga class 

A friend from work suggested I go along with her. “The teacher is great she said, a man named Billy. Come along next Tuesday”.  Well, I knew I needed to get out of the house. I was battling many...

August 15, 2018

We have all been breathing since the moment we were born.  We breathe our first breath upon arrival into the world and we will leave after taking our last breath.  All the days in between we breathe 21,000 breaths a day; yet we only utilize a small portion of our lung’...

July 29, 2018

My journey to yoga came through being an athlete and a personal trainer.  As an athlete in my 20’s, I was introduced to yoga through my chiropractor/mentor at the time.  His insight and knowledge was years ahead of his time and I completely trusted him as I ventured to...

August 23, 2017

With yoga reaching huge levels of popularity it seems everyone you meet is either a yoga teacher or training to become one! But in a world dominated by picture-perfect Instagram poses by Rock-star yogi’s in colorful leggings is there a way to distinguish yourself from...

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