What do yoga teachers love to snack on? We got the lowdown on this and more from Lucy McCarthy, so If you love her classes on MFML, why not get to know her a little better and find out about her upcoming retreat?
When did you first start to practice yoga?
2006 in India whilst working out there acting in a Shakespeare show!
Why did you first take up yoga?
I was working in India and thought I should give yoga a go!
What does yoga mean to you?
Clarity, spaciousness, breath, kindness.
Do you meditate?
Yes, back in 2006 I went on my first 10 day silent Vipassana meditation and I was so deeply effected that I realised for a busy brained person like me meditation was an essential and necessary part of my practice!
What’s the secret of cultivating a daily yoga practice?
Don’t set time limitations or expectations, just get on the mat even if only for a short period and more often than not once you are there, you will delve in!
What practice do you do every day?
A combination of asana, pranayama and meditation in different amounts depending on my needs that day.
If you could change one thing in the world what would it be?
Our idea that we are separate.
Tell us a secret.
I love a bowl of peas with tomato ketchup on the side!??
What’s your next series on MFML?
Lots of movers have been asking this, so we’ve got a date in the diary to film yoga for periods. Watch this space!
Where can you catch up with Lucy?
Join Lucy McCarthy for a magical Yoga and Sweat Lodge Retreat this spring. The combination of Yoga and the Mayan tradition of a sweat lodge ceremony is a potent mix that let’s us dive deep and step into summer with a sense of purpose and vitality! Yoga retreat in Kent, May 26-28.