Posts by: Davy

Video interview with Davy

This is a lovely short video interview about my yoga journey and my work with the Brighton Yoga Foundation. Thanks to Lia McCarthy, Ketevan Vatashgashvili and Anqi Lyu for making the film – they are Sussex University media students and…

Inspiration Yoga Goes Online !

Like many other yoga teachers, we have migrated online to deliver a few much needed yoga classes. And who knows we may even continue with doing so after the current crisis passes! Here is how you can find Janaki &…

Stay Young with Yoga !

Davy is featured as a yoga model in this latest book by Nicola Jane Hobbs. Davy was Nicola’s first yoga teacher – now she is an accomplished teacher and author of 3 yoga books. This latest one looks at how…

Another wonderful week in La Roane

Our eleventh year of visiting the magical La Roane in France – and just when we thought it couldn’t possibly get any better, it did ! This summer was brilliant – a great group of 19 people, a dozen of…

The Sexual Abuse Scandal in Ashtanga Yoga

Some of you will have heard about the crisis engulfing the international Ashtanga community, concerning Pattabhi Jois (the founder and leader of Ashtanga Yoga, known as Guruji, who died in 2009), and the K. Pattabhi Jois Ashtanga Yoga Institute (KPJAYI)….

Sanskrit & Yoga

I work in the translation industry and find languages fascinating. When I started my yoga teacher training I was determined to learn the Sanskrit words for common poses but it wasn’t easy as the words seemed really long and very…

Shoulder opening – short video tip

Watch this short video clip with Davy explaining a well-known yoga shoulder opening exercise that really does work: “Here’s a great exercise for tight shoulders. Find a yoga belt, a scarf or a long ordinary belt. It will probably need…

Blog about Davy’s Yoga Journey

The lovely studio io team have put up this blog about Davy’s Yoga Journey: http://studio-io.co.uk/2017/10/11/davy-jones-dad-ashtangi-green-party-candidate-and-founder-of-the-brighton-yoga-foundation/

Yoga teachers need to keep learning & work together

Davy was quoted at length in this blog on the Being in Unity website about whether yoga teachers need a trade union, the problem with gurus and why teachers need to be students too. Another interesting read: http://www.being-in-unity.com/#!Do-yoga-teachers-need-a-trade-union/cyog/57c91fc8f97b693d957aa271

What’s it like after becoming a yoga teacher?

Janaki is quoted in this article on the Being in Unity website about the issues facing newly qualified yoga teachers – an interesting read: http://www.being-in-unity.com/#!The-loneliness-of-the-yoga-teacher/cyog/57c49a584730e9b0ac190f8b

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