Yoga Me Well Blog Archive

The Pretzel in Me

With yoga on every street corner, you almost feel on the outer if your inner world isn’t being toned. Everyone seems bent on finding the Pretzel inside.

Most depictions of yoga from promo flyers to YouTubes offer the Human Paperclip as inspiration. But where does that leave the lawyer fossilised by 16-hour days or the chronically fatigued mum? How does the average, flex-free, joint-jarred, physically disproportionate student overcome that invocation, to grasp the subtler gifts of yoga? read more…

Liv Mitchell

Liv Mitchell is a hatha yoga teacher, relaxation instructor and freelance writer/editor who specialises in holistic wellbeing.

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You Want Me to Be Myself?

Ever noticed how whoyou are changes depending on who you’re with? Why can’t we just be ourselves all the time? Why does Fear take over when someone more beautiful/smart/wealthy/talented shows up? read more…

Liv Mitchell

Liv Mitchell is a hatha yoga teacher, relaxation instructor and freelance writer/editor who specialises in holistic wellbeing.

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Rules for Being Human

pathway spring day

1. You will receive a body.

You may like it or hate it, but it will be yours for the entire period    this time around.

2. You will learn lessons.

You are enrolled in a full-time informal school called Life. Each day you will have the opportunity to learn. You may like the lessons, or think them irrelevant and stupid.

3. There are no mistakes, only lessons.

Growth is a process of trial and error, experimentation.  The failed experiments are as much a part of the process as the experiment that ultimately works. read more…

Liv Mitchell

Liv Mitchell is a hatha yoga teacher, relaxation instructor and freelance writer/editor who specialises in holistic wellbeing.

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