Entries by leochan

Yummy Almond Milk Recipe

This comes via my great friend and wonderful yoga teacher Naomi, who is sending great raw and vegan recipes through as I struggle not to make an impact on this earth with the food choices I am making. 

Reincarnation and our Mobile Phones

During the teacher training I recently attended, Dharma Mitra gave many profound talks on the mind, soul, body, life. I really loved his analogy of the mobile phone when trying to grasp the concept of reincarnation.

The Inner Guru Part 1- A lesson in forgiveness

Forgiveness. I had a big lesson in forgiveness this month.  From my 3 year old no less! It’s easy for her. She can be upset with someone for a minute- but if she wants something from that person a bit later, she is all adorable smiles and forgivable kisses. Not so easy for us big […]

Ayurvedic Cures for Our Common Ailments

I’d been hearing about that “stomach bug” for years and was thankful that our family hadn’t experienced it. Then last weekend, whilst I’ll spare you the gory details, my 3 year old contracted the bug from something she had eaten, picked up or caught… I remembered Justine had a simple pureed apple and spices recipe that […]

Spelt Cookies

We had a very intense TT weekend… 3.5 hours of handstands; 2 hours of extra posture teaching practice; 4 hours of sutras discussions We couldn’t have done it without Zehavit’s yummy spelt cookies!! Thanks Zee Chef!!

The Monkey Mind

On my journey as a yoga teacher, I find the study of the mind and its afflictions fascinating. As those who’ve practiced meditation or joined us in the deep relaxation/ yin class know, to sit with ourselves calmly, with still mind, and in the complete present moment, is the hardest thing to do. So what makes […]

Yoga- the Youth Elixir… Part 1… Yoga in our 20’s/ 30’s and 40’s

Yoga is undoubtably the best way to stay young forever. A regular, dedicated practice will maintain: toned muscles  supple and agile joints and tendons density in the bones (osteoporosis prevention) prevention of arthritis and pain management stimulation of all the systems in the body plumping of skin via improved circulation. stronger skin, hair, nail, teeth quality. more agility […]

Left with Egg on My Face!!

  With all the funny afflictions that have happened to my skin during this pregnancy, instead of heading off to skin specialists, beauticians and therapists to treat the conditions, I have just opened up my fridge and, once a week, I indulge in coating my face, hair and body in whatever looks good and slightly […]