My YouTube channel

A small, but growing, collection of mantras, chill, yogadance, binaural beats etc:  http://www.youtube.com/user/alteayoga?feature=mhee Read More

Trust

Sometimes, when a new client comes in for their first massage, there is a bit of nervousness.  Will they judge me?  Will they act strangely?  Massage is a deeply intimate, private act and it leaves little room for fakery.  Suddenly, it occurred to me that it is an act of great trust and faith for Read More

Friday mornings, 9:30AM

If you want to practice yoga and you live around Altea, why not come down to my new morning class?  In a light and airy 4th floor room, on the very very first line of the Cap Negret beach, the sound of the waves bathes your ears.  You breath in the freshest salt air and Read More

Kings and Queens

Here in Spain we are taking a day off to celebrate the arrival of the Three Kings in Bethlehem.  Bearing gifts of gold, myrrh and frankincense, they came the rejoice in the birth of the baby Jesus.  Whatever your take on modern-day Christianity, Jesus did some pretty cool stuff in his time.  My friend Joel Read More

Om shanti mantra

May peace reign in the world.  Amma is embracing the faithful in Barcelona today…I didn’t make the journey and perhaps don’t quite regret it.  But, there is a bit of longing there….Listen to Sheila Chandra chant a shanti mantra, to assuage all sadness and bring peace to the planet. Read More

11-11-11 APERTURA DE PORTAL DIVINO – LA NOCHE DE GONGS CON BENDICIÓN DEL AGUA

Estoy encantada poder contribuir a esa fantástica noche de gongs con Shanti.  Voy a introducir mantras para el segundo chakra y también llevar la práctica de yoga por la mañana.  Om.  Gracias al Universo. 11-11-11 APERTURA DE PORTAL DIVINO – LA NOCHE DE GONGS CON BENDICIÓN DEL AGUA El día 11-11-11 las nuevas energías de Read More

11-11-11 DIVINE PORTAL OPENING – ANOTHER NIGHT OF GONGS WITH WATER BLESSING

I am delighted to have been invited by Shanti to participate in the 11.11.11 Divine Portal Opening.  I will introduce mantras associated with the Water element and the second chakra, as well as lead the morning yoga and bodywork.  Om   11-11-11 DIVINE PORTAL OPENING – ANOTHER NIGHT OF GONGS WITH WATER BLESSING On 11-11-11 Read More

Benidorm hatha yoga classes: timetable change

Just a quick note to tell you that the timetable of the English-language hatha yoga classes in Benidorm has been slightly modified: they now begin at 10:45AM on Monday and Wednesday. Om! Read More

Hot stone massage in Altea – Masaje piedras calientes en Altea

Sorry to abuse my own blog by talking about massage and not yoga…but I’m so excited to announce that I am finally up to speed with the wonderful, fabulous, relaxing, hot stone massage! My stones are seasoned and warmed, and waiting to be used. They add an amazing dimension to swedish massage, and the full Read More

Yoga: can we stick with it? podemos aguantar?

In my class this morning, I had three beginners and one lady who’s been practising for 6 years. You can imagine that there is a bit of a difference there. The longer we practise yoga, the longer our respiratory cycle becomes, meaning that movements co-ordinated with the breath begin to take longer. If our exhalation Read More

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