How (not) to get into triathlons

A triathlon is an event that combines swimming, cycling and running. It’s something I was always interested in but never had that extra push needed to go for it. After my friend Liam and I did a marathon a few years ago, he decided to sign up for an Ironman 70.3 (a 1km swim, 90km …

Finding a yoga teacher

What you look for in a yoga teacher depends on individual preferences. Some people have a gym membership and their experience of yoga starts at the gym, which is totally fine. Others join a yoga studio for a more “authentic” experience, or even have memberships to both. I’ve been to many yoga classes held in …

Body shaming in yoga: not cool

Good morning from Sydney. Today is a beautiful day and I want to write about yoga. Yoga is not only physically enjoyable for me, it uplifts me emotionally. One thing that does make me sad though, is when people don’t think they can “do” yoga. I’ve heard all the reasons.. “because I’m not flexible”, “because …

How do I start yoga?

Yoga can seem intimidating, especially if you’re not flexible. The good news is, you don’t have to be able to touch your toes. In fact, you don’t need to be able to “do” anything at all. Yoga is about “being”. Whenever we see these amazing poses on Instagram of people who can contort their bodies …