Yoga – My Journey | The Man behind the Mask

Yoga – My Journey | The Man behind the Mask

by Paul Warner

Today we are gonna talk about one of those taboo subjects, depression. It is, on the face of it, a very simple thing but from my experience one of the most debilitating and complex issues I have ever had the misfortune to bump into.

Yoga – My Journey | Getting Back On The Mat

Yoga – My Journey | Getting Back On The Mat

by Paul Warner

NO.

There, I said it. A simple word and one that means no further action on my part, the ‘easy out’. As we all did, yoga stopped for me in December for the Christmas break, this was near fatal to my regime.
Read on to find out how I got over a dose of the ‘No’ Tourettes.

Yoga – My Journey | BEGIN AGAIN

Yoga – My Journey | Week 6 | Begin Again

by Paul Warner

A new beginning… or Begin|Again to be precise.

Having completed the four-week Begin course as a yoga newbie, I had decided that I had found my thing and I wanted yoga to start to play a part in my life.

How did that go..?

Grab a brew and catch up on the progress I made in just five short hours of yoga…

Yoga – My Journey | Meditation

Yoga – My Journey | Week 5 | Meditation

Do you look outside for things to ‘fix you’, make you feel good?

Maybe food, nice (expensive) things, alcohol, medication, other people? Want to unleash your body’s natural and miraculous power to heal itself and feel good from the inside out?

Meditation is it. But don’t take my word for it. Yoga Begin graduate, Paul Warner, continues to talk about his yoga journey and how he’s gone about discovering his own time on the meditation mat. You can get started too… I’ve got a teeny, tiny challenge you might enjoy… so get curious and take a look. J X🙌

Yoga – My Journey | Week 3

Yoga – My Journey | Week 3

Yoga helps us work with discomfort.

You’ll here me tell ya.. It’s where the growth and magic happens. So stepping into the yoga space for the first time is a big deal – but imagine then sharing that vulnerability and putting yourself out there (baggy yoga pants and all) to write a blog about it! Paul Warner… goes for it…photoshoot and all. 🙌

Yoga – My Journey | Week 2

So what’s it really like to walk into a yoga studio and just BEGIN?
Let Yoga BEGIN course graduate, Paul Warner, enlighten you…

Week 2 had arrived, the nerves were still there but mixed with anticipation this time. The same pupils do the course, each week, so it felt more comfortable seeing faces I recognised…

Yoga – My Journey | Week 1

So what’s it really like to walk into a yoga studio and just BEGIN?
Let Yoga BEGIN course graduate, Paul Warner, enlighten you… (thanks Paul 🙌)

Yoga is for fit people.

Yoga is chanting.

Yoga is something trendy people do. Yoga is not for me!

All of these thoughts and more were in my head as I walked through the door of Yoga Local…

JUST BEGIN: YOGA FAQS

Because there’s no such thing as a silly question… and because we all start at suck!

If you’re planning your first yoga adventure in 2018 you probably have some questions. Trouble is, no one ever likes to be the first to raise their hand.

So, to get the ball rolling I’m sharing 20 questions fellow yoga teachers posted on Facebook as the questions they get asked the most…just so you no there’s such thing as a silly question…or is there? 😉

I carved out my own responses to these…but if you’re still left wondering ‘bout something yoga related, pop it down in the comments and I’ll share what I got.

Here we go. Twenty questions start now…

JUST BEGIN: Your Year to be Yogi.

2018 is Your Year to Be Yogi

Let’s get something ‘yoga-plank’ straight. You can be a super-flexy hippy if that’s your thing but if it’s not, hear me out when I say being a yogi ain’t that. Forget that. New thinking required here. If you’re with me, it will change everything. You with me?

Happy days. So, if that’s not who you have to be to be yogi. What is?

Ok…here it comes.