One legged standing poses

Two left feet

In any month I do some practice standing around on one leg   to maintain my sense of balance as I age.   Yoga is great   but sometimes it leaves me feeling like   I have   two left feet

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Why I practice yoga at home


Recently a few people have said to me – I want to learn to meditate – so here is the advice I give them. Shop around. When you go to a centre or an ashram and close your eyes and the thinking stops for one glorious moment, you’ll still open your eyes, look around and […]

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My yoga asana teacher – Peter Scott


I started studying yoga postures with Peter Scott in the early 80s. He has an excellent school that he runs with his wife Sue Scott in Northcote called Yoga Jivana. As part of my work as a videographer I started filming some clips for youtube to publicise their school and their work. This video is […]

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Sitar meditation


In 1982 I hopped on a plane and flew to India with my friend Glenn Sharp. Stayed for 6 months in an ashram and we had all sorts of adventures. I caught up with him recently and made this video, trying to capture in the image the same stillness that the sound encapsulates As you […]

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Om Namah Shivaya by candle light


The first day I arrived in India in December 2010 I ran into an old friend Simon Hewitt who is now living in Ganeshpuri. When he was over in Australia for a short visit home I made this video of him chanting Om Namah Shivaya in my studio. Its the first in a series of […]

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It begins


I’ve had a few people suggest I write a yoga blog. So I have begun . . . Click here to return to mantra LIVE

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In heaven they wear black and play wild jazz

When I’m describing my practice of yoga I’ve found its necessary to make a distinction between these four words – belief, experience, faith and philosophy – as I find that they are used interchangeably and yet everyone has their own version of what they mean. Experience – something that actually happened to me Faith – […]

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Photos from India

In late December 2010 through to early January 2011 I travelled to India to do 2 things: immerse myself in meditation and also to work on a small documentary crew in rural Gujarat and Mumbai. Here is a small fraction of the photos I took that will give you a feel of my trip. Click […]

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