My feelings about weight gain are a mixture of guilt and shame, mingled with a genuine desire to be healthy. When it comes to my relationship with my weighing scale, it’s complicated!
Category Archives: Yoga
Accepting Our Blind Spots
A few weeks ago, a woman named Shilpi A. Singh messaged me, as she was doing a piece on acroyoga (a blend of acrobatics, yoga and Thai massage) and wanted to speak to some practitioners and members of the community. Those of you who know me, know that I have practiced this on and offContinue reading “Accepting Our Blind Spots”
Muscle Memories of Bikram Yoga
We are in Pune for the weekend. I discover the studio at lunchtime as we stop for burgers. I excuse myself from the rest of my family and race up the escalators in a shopping centre that probably holds the world record for least amount of actual retail outlets per space occupied. As I clamberContinue reading “Muscle Memories of Bikram Yoga”
Yoga and Life
I’ve often felt (and been told) that what happens in the yoga room echoes what happens in the world outside. The challenges you face on your mat, are parallel to those you face in life. Unemployment and yoga have traditionally gone well for me together. I can practice at all times of the day, andContinue reading “Yoga and Life”