We like to ask yogis questions… So we asked skiing and yoga retreat teacher Kelly Brooks about sustainability and house music. Images by Philip Volkers. Tell us about your style of teaching yoga? I think its really important to bridge the gap between the yoga “hippy, spiritual stereo type” and make it accessible to people who may not think yoga is for them. I teach a fun, knowledge-based class that empowers people to understand how yoga can help them in their everyday lives.
“The secret of change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new” ~ Socrates With the dawning of the new year comes a flurry of thoughts and expectations. It inevitably leads us to revisit the events of the previous year, which in turn can draw us further into our pasts, reflecting, questioning, grieving, celebrating, and hopefully processing and moving on. While living in the present moment is something we all aim to achieve, at this tim
We like to ask yogis questions… so we asked Bec Black about wellbeing, snowboarding and manifesting intentions. An Expert on Yoga for Snow Sports Bec Black has been an avid snowboarder for over 20 years and has experienced first hand the power of yoga to facilitate snow sports, to protect against injury, and to strengthen their powerful impact on body and mind. Bec is a talented Vinyasa Flow teacher with nearly 10 years’ teaching experience specialising in the interaction bet
By Alex Volkers. Guests have often told us that we have the most stunning location in the Tarantaise valley, and I firmly agree with them. It’s just so idyllic. We’re situated on a south facing slope with 180-degree mountain views, and nothing but alpine meadows and forests to the south and west of the chalet. It’s really exciting to be so close to nature. We have deer and wild boar in our local forest, and eagles that circle in the valley. Our unique ethos distinguishes us f
We’re honoured to have incredible London based yoga teacher Kelly Brooks teaching our March Full Moon Ski Yoga Retreat ~ The Deep House Chronicles. Here Kelly explains why yoga and snow sports are a match made in heaven, and what to expect from the yoga sessions on our upcoming retreat. How Yoga Can Enhance Snow Sports Skiing and snowboarding are sports that are greatly enhanced when you prepare your body in advance. They place big demands on the body and if you are not a reg