Why touching your toes is not important for your yoga practice

Why touching your toes is not important for your yoga practice

There’s a famous quote that says ‘yoga is not about touching your toes, but what you learn on the way down’. I couldn’t agree more. Touching your toes is just an arbitrary measure of flexibility, and being flexible is not what yoga is about (although...
How to lose fear of inversions

How to lose fear of inversions

An inversion in yoga is a pose in which the yogi’s heart is at a higher level than the head. Yoga inversions have the ability to challenge our deepest fears so that we can build resilience either mentally, emotionally or just purely physically. At first, most of...