Press Articles

The tide is turning! Over the years there have been a small but growing number of people interested in this work, and keen to share their experiences of it. Here’s a selection of articles and reviews about my work in magazines and online.  Thank you to the journalists and writers who have taken the time to present their perspectives on the work that I do. And thank you to people who have excerpted my work in their online publications, you can find this all here.

Yoga Women: Celebrating International Women’s Day With 9 Famous Women Who Paved The Way

Mar 2023, yogajala.

In celebration of International Women’s Day, we highlight and acknowledge the women Yoga practitioners and teachers who paved the way for us in the world of Yoga.

In this article, we’ll take a look at 9 famous Yoga women who have contributed to the evolution of Yoga, highlighting their contributions and achievements: 

Uma Dinsmore-Tuli: Calling Out Abuse Of Women In Yoga

Celebrating Nidra Shakti!

Dec 2022, Kith Review, Cinnamon Press

An extended and beautiful illustrated version of some excerpts of the Nidra Shakti Encyclopaedia of Yoga Nidra, including the 108 praises to Nidra Shakti.  

Welcome to your best rest!

July 2022, Psychologies magazine

Featuring the book Yoga Nidra Made Easy (Hay House 2022) by Uma-Dinsmore Tuli & Nirlipta Tuli

The Radical Act of Rest

Uma Dinsmore-Tuli shares the nourishing benefits of Yoga Nidra for midwives.

The Colonization of Yoga and Sleep

An interview with Yoli Maya Yeh and Uma Dinsmore Tuli on Karen Brody’s Daring to Rest Podcast.

Try Yoga Nidra For a Good Night's Sleep

An article by Uma Dinsmore-Tuli featured on on how Yoga Nidra can support you to sleep better.

How Yoga Nidra Works to Improve Sleep and How to Practice it at Home while in Isolation

Decolonising Sleep

Or the reparative power of rest as a radical act to restore rhythmic cycles. Uma Dinsmore-Tuli makes a case for the reclamation of sleep in an insomniac culture in The Dark Mountain Project.

The Slow Yoga Revolution

An article by Lucy Greeves in the Planet Mindful magazine, Winter 2018 on gentle yoga, restorative yoga and yoga nidra, and features Uma.

The Gentle Power of Yoga Nidra

A blog written by Uma Dinsmore-Tuli for the Global Flow Retreats website.

Uma Dinsmore-Tulli Brings Womb Yoga & Total Yoga Nidra West!!

a review of Uma’s workshops at YogaTree in San Francisco by Courtney Aldor

The Practice That Honors The Female Body Through Yoga

Yoga Nidra Network founder Uma Dinsmore-Tuli talks about Womb Yoga and Total Yoga Nidra in this interview with Courtney Aldor for SF Yoga Mag

5 Benefits of Yoga Nidra

A helpful and encouraging survey of Yoga Nidra in Yoga International by Allison Ray Jeraci that rightly identifies it as the most accessible yoga practice of all 

Five Reasons To Try Yoga Nidra

An article written by one of our teacher-members, Stephen Marks.

Conscious Self-Care for Planetary Healing

Mar / Apr 21 – Uma Dinsmore-Tuli and Environmenstrual Ambassador, Cecilia Allon explain the innate connection between sacred activism and women’s health in this Kindred Spirit Magazine article.

Profound Rest & Healing

Feb / March 21 – Uma Dinsmore Tuli writes about how to gain profound rest and healing through Total Yoga Nidra in Reconnect Online- a community magazine for Exeter, Plymouth and South Devon

9 pieces of really useful advice experts want you to know about the menopause

16 Feb 21 – Uma Dinsmore-Tuli shares techniques to support menopausal women with hot flushes in this article in Good Housekeeping magazine. 

Tara as the Guiding Star

Feb 21 – References to Yoni Shakti in this article on Tara Mahavidya from the Be Inspired blog.

Environmenstrual Week, 19-25 October, 2020

21 Oct 2020 – Uma Dinsmore-Tuli and Environmenstrual Ambassador, Cecilia Allon team up to share the Environmenstrual Campaign in Healthy Living London Magazine.

Yoga: A World of Abuse

July/August/September 2020 issue of Holistic Therapist Magazine features Yoni Shakti:  The Movement.


24 May 2020 – An article by Uma Dinsmore Tuli in Balance Online Magazine

Oh Magazine, What I Stand For

The yoga activist Uma Dinsmore-Tuli, teacher and educator We talk to the renowned yoga teacher and author of Yoni Shakti, whose awareness-raising work is making the wellbeing world a safer and more inclusive place for women

Yoga and Women's Health

Sept / Oct 19 – Uma Dinsmore-Tuli explains the power of using yoga to reconnect women with their life cycles in thsi article in Kindred Spirit Magazine.

Let's talk about Yoga Nidra

22 August 2019 – Uma Dinsmore-Tuli talks about Yoga Nidra with Laurie Hyland Robertson, editor of Yoga Therapy Today.

Yoga Therapy for Peri-Menopause / Menopause

August 2019 – Uma Dinsmore-Tuli shares some key practices that can support women at turning points in their lives such as peri-menopause and menopause in Positive Health Online.

The Sleep of Awakening

08 May 19 – Blog post from Wendy Daray 

Yoga Therapists Pointing the Way in Compassionate Leadership

03 Jul 19 – Short article in YogaTherapy.Health blog featuring Uma Dinsmore-Tuli.

Yoga Nidra - A homecoming and a release

July 19 – Article by Uma Dinsmore-Tuli in Om Yoga Magazine 

Un prof, un style

04 Mar 19 – French article in Esprit Yoga Magazine by Jeanne Pouget.

Un ete tous yoga

May / June 19 – Article in Esprit Yoga Magazine (France) featuring Uma Dinsmore-Tuli’s Circle of Womanhood Retreat Summer 2019.

On Post Lineage Yoga

Spring 19 – Uma Dinsmore-Tuli shares her thoughts about moving beyond the constraints of the past that in part enabled exploitative behavior and kept us separate rather than building a strong community of diverse practitioners in Yoga Therapy Today Magazine.

Women's Cycles and Yoga Therapy / Ciclo Feminino e Yogaterapia

15 Jun 18 – Article in Portuguese by Jacqueline Guerra published on

Pregnancy Yoga

5th June 2018 – Pregnancy Yoga Article by Lucy Holtam in Foyht Health & Wellbeing Online Magazine

Yoni Shakti Book Review

1st May 2018 – Yoni Shakti book review by Lela Beem, published in

Yoni Shakti

Jan 18 – A review of Yoni Shakti by Anh Chi Pham in International Yoga Therapy Today 

Spiritual Feminism: A Radical Approach to Yoga for Women During Challenging Times

Jan 18 – Article by Jessica Durivage in Mantra Wellness Magazine

The Slow Yoga Revolution

Winter 2018 – Lucy Greeves steps back from the fast-moving yoga trends to see what taking your time does to this ancient practice.

Uma Dinsmore-Tuli Brings “Womb Yoga” to Chicago

Jan/Feb 18 – Review of 2017 US tour by Mia Park in

Begin with the Doubts and Honor Your Heart, (Your Inner Teacher).

09 Oct 17 – an excerpt from Yoni Shakti, published in

Uma Dinsmore-Tuli Brings Womb Yoga & Total Yoga Nidra West!!

05 Oct 17 – A review of Uma Dinsmore-Tuli’s workshops at Yoga Tree, San Francisco by Courtney Aldor

The Practice that Honors the Female Body through Yoga

11 Sept 17 – Interview with Uma Dinmsore-Tuli by Courtney Aldor in SFMagazine

Yoni Shakti book review

15 Sep 17 – Review of Yoni Shakti, by Lara Catone in

Le Reve d'une Femme

Spring 2015 – Uma Dinsmore-Tuli writes in French Feminist Magazine Reve de Femmes


Yoga Changed My Life

May 2014 – Profile of Uma Dinsmore-Tuli in Om Yoga Magazine

Is Your Yoga Yoni Centered?

2014 – In the patriarchal world of yoga, Uma Dinsmore-Tuli urges women to find their own path to enlightenment in this article in Diva Magazine.

Women, Yoga & Power

Summer 2014 – Interview with Uma Dinsmore-Tuli in the BWY London newsletter.

Fertility: Meet the Baby Makers

27 Sep 10 – Article by Sian Lewis in The Daily Express

"When we connect with the shared knowledge that pours from the blood wisdom of women's experience and knowing, then it as if we re-discover what we ourselves already know deep within ourselves"

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