Silent Day

Silent Day As part of our yoga teacher training at Sampoorna - Yoga Teacher Training School in India, my group was offered the chance to have a Silent Day as part of the course. Initially, led by an apparent lack of study time, the answer from the group was riddled with panicky ‘no’s. But a few of us were thinking, ‘I bet this is going to be one of the most profound experiences of the whole thing’ and backed the plan. In the end we agreed to go for it and I’m so, so glad we did. One of the [...]

Silent Day

You’re the Voice

You’re the Voice Slowly, slowly, I have started to find the words, and the clarity and the volume needed to communicate effectively. I almost feel like I’ve had to learn to speak again. I’ve had to learn to look people in the eye again and talk to them from the heart. These have been the hardest things.. Continue Reading → Lisa Edwards is 52 years old and originally from North Wales, where she taught ballet. She is a publisher, writer and now a newly graduated yoga teacher, living in north-west London. You can connect with more stories about her life [...]

You’re the Voice

Agonda, Goa, India

Agonda, Goa, India My 300-hour advanced yoga teacher training course brought me to Goa in India. The course was run by Sampoorna - Yoga Teacher Training School in India who are based in Agonda. Agonda is a large village in South Goa. I had completed my 200-hour yoga teacher training course 2 years previously in Rishikesh in the north of India near the Himalayas. That was my first time to India and I had such a positive experience that I was keen to return to India for my next teacher training. I would have happily gone back to Rishikesh but [...]

Agonda, Goa, India