Category: Posts


You Can’t Always Get what You Want: The Meritocracy Strikes Again + Abhyasa & Vairagya

Having a yoga school, you notice and learn a lot about people and yourself. I think one of the biggest pitfalls I have noticed ties in directly to the notion of a meritocracy. People think …

read more

You Are Not Your Thoughts!: Mindfulness Practice & Thinking

How to work with your thoughts during mindfulness meditation and yoga practice. Co written by Rob Schutze, Clinical Psychologist and Jean Byrne PhD. This blog is adapted from the Mindfulness Based Functional Therapy Workbook (that …

read more

Yin Yoga – Marina

Here at the Yoga Space we love Yin Yoga! It is a great complement to all active styles of yoga and great for sports people and meditators alike. Here our Yin Specialist, Marina Boni lets …

read more

What is TRUE and AUTHENTIC YOGA

This question is quite a common one, and as much as people crave reductionist simplistic answers so that their world makes more sense to them, that is not what I shall be offering.     …

read more

There are no higher limbs of yoga OR What good is Samadhi if you are a Bad Person?*

Higher Limbs, Lower Limbs, Why not drop the value judgements Yes, perhaps this is controversial as a statement, but if you bear with me a few paragraphs I hope we can get past the controversy …

read more

The Hatha Vinyasa Teacher Training Journey

Louise’s Story … I originally enrolled in the Yogaspace Hatha Yoga teaching training to deepen and broaden my knowledge of yoga, not necessarily to share my practice with others. It was through the course that …

read more

The Glorification of Busy

  Why do we glorify being busy? Busy, Busy, Busy. Yes life can get BUSY! However at a point we need to stop and ask ourselves – is this the life we want? Life is …

read more

Let’s Get Physical!

Let’s Get Physical! Yoga Therapy Programming for Strength: Integrating western science & yogic physiology to meet your clients strength based needs This article integrates biomedical science on the Panca – Kosha model of yogic physiology …

read more

Active Birth & Pregnancy Yoga

Did you know that our Active Birth and Pregnancy Yoga classes are informed by evidence based, up to date research. Not only do you get a chance to practice mindfulness, stretch and soothe away your …

read more

Ashtanga Yoga & Getting Older: An Opportunity

Overcoming the common misconception Ashtanga Yoga is for the young! How to use your practice as an opportunity for growth as you age through examining the six poisons that clothe our spiritual heart. After a …

read more