Raising the Crone

Issue Date
January 2020
Issue Number


News & Community

OGT 2020 training at a glance

Yoga Scotland remains governing body for yoga in Scotland

What is an ayurvedic lifestyle? Feedback from last autumn’s OGT day

A sell-out day of prana kriya yoga 

Variety is the spice of life! chair yoga ogt receives an enthusiastic reception

A necessary evil?  Norman Boyle learnt how to market his yoga mindfully

YS TT courses & upcoming OGT 2020 


My Story 

The Wisdom of the Crone…getting older and wiser, Abigail Acquaviva uses yoga to improve her quality of life 

Winter is coming…Diane Sibbald gives a humorous account of ageing on the mat 

Swings & roundabouts…Pat Tadham considers the pros and cons of being an older student 

Finding peace in yoga…Kym Vincenti shares her lightbulb moment 

Yoga now & then: my practice through the decades, by Christine Purves 

Owning the crone  Bela Gor learns the lessons of dhumavati 


The Poses

Stand up and take a seat!  modifying sun salutation ‘a’ for a cloudy day 


The Philosophy

The vedantic art of living & dying.  Vedanta teacher, swamini b, considers how we can live and die well 


Health & Nutrition

The karmic kitchen 

Cuddle up with a cuppa and a slice of Kerry’s naughty & nice carrot cake 

The herb doctor  

Spice up your life – a winter warmer to soothe aching joints 



Ask the Kula 

The safe space  fifty, and beast-mode activated – Alison McKellar

Special Features

Being there, doing that & wearing the
vedic t-shirt…swamini brahmaprajnananda saraswati shares her life and the wisdom of vedanta 



cover of jan 2020 volume 61. Back view of older woman with hands in reverse prayer position

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