Tag: yoga

Alex Binnie paintings, review by Alan Dedman

‘Binnie Boy’ – is what we used to call Alex Binnie in the 1980s. With his glabrous pate, piercings and Art school swagger this young man was a…

Yoga for Blokes

‘Yoga for Blokes’® was founded by Alan Dedman in 2016 to counter a dearth of yoga classes in his immediate locality. It is designed to encourage Western males…

Summer Solstice yoga by Alan Dedman

Summer Solstice yoga: on June the 21st 2019 members of Yoga for Blokes attended celebrations at Stanton Drew stone circles in Somerset. Unlike the previous year, it was…

Solstice Surya Namaskar by Alan Dedman

I took a posse of yoga enthusiasts to Stanton Drew stone circle this morning to greet the sunrise at the Summer Solstice on International Yoga Day. We practiced…

Yoga for Blokes by Alan Dedman

Double jointed, lycra clad females and a veneer of middle class ‘spirituality’ can prevent men joining in with hatha yoga. At Yoga for Blokes ® nearly all first…

Sirsasana at Stanton Drew

The 21st of June is Midsummer in the UK and this year it was also designated as Father’s Day. The solstice occurs and Narendra Modi (India’s current Prime…

Yoga and ancient places by Alan Dedman

Jill is interested in ancient sites; she once got me to visit Avebury to look at the stone circle there. On a bleak day this place didn’t seem…