Posts written by Angelika Knoerzer

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How much space do you need for yoga?

With more and more Sydneysiders trying to squeeze into the big city, apartments and living spaces have been getting smaller. As we live our day-to-day lives in cramped quarters, it can be difficult to fit in some of the more freeing activities. If your home doesn’t offer enough space to swing a cat, can it… Read more »

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How yoga can benefit athletes of any sport

It might surprise a lot of people, but athletes across all sporting disciplines can really benefit by practising yoga regularly. Sports stars like Shaquille O’Neill, LeBron James, and the All Blacks rugby team have credited yoga with improving their overall performance and stamina, but athletes of all abilities can discover the myriad of benefits yoga… Read more »

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The Joys of Mysore Style Practice

TO WATCH VIDEO CLIP CLICK HERE! The Joys of Mysore Style Practice Professor T. Krishnamacharya, a famous yogi of the 20th century, taught the most prevalent yoga adepts, who became the main drivers for spreading Yoga to the West. He was a great believer in teaching one-on-one classes rather than teaching a whole group of… Read more »

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Planning your yoga pilgrimage

Planning your yoga pilgrimage If yoga has become an important part of your life, then you probably realise that yoga is about so much more than holding asana in a classroom. From building inner serenity to forging lasting friendships, making yoga a focal point in your life can have many benefits. In fact, the practice… Read more »

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The Brilliance of the Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga Sequence

There are many different ways to sequence a yoga practice. In Ashtanga Vinyasa we rely on an ancient system, a pre-set and time-tested sequence of postures, which has proven to work in miraculous ways again and again. Its’ beautifully calming, cleansing and strengthening effects quickly become apparent as soon as one delves into the practice…. Read more »

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PRANA

PRANA Often prana is understood to be our breath, or simply oxygen – the air we breathe. Although this is an important aspect of prana, there is a lot more to it. A good understanding of what it all entails can greatly enrich and inform our life experiences, and clarify the process of our well-being…. Read more »

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Welcome back Neera Scott

We are delighted that Neera Scott will be teaching various classes in the course of the next few months. Practicing since 1994 and teaching 1997 Neera has taught extensively overseas – workshops, retreats, and teacher trainings throughout Europe, India and Nepal. She is also dedicated to the meditation side of the practice. She is currently specialising… Read more »

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How Yoga Changes Your Brain

Even in my teenage years, when for some time before my HSC, I practiced Yoga for ½ hour daily, I noticed already that I slept much better, and felt more aware of my physical state –if I had eaten too late at night, and how it affected my sleep. I developed better concentration, and kept… Read more »

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Can yoga help strengthen your relationship?

Can yoga help strengthen your relationship? Any time is a good time to consider our relationships and how our connections to other people influence our lives. If you have a loved one in your world at the moment, you may be searching for ways to strengthen your relationship with trust, love and physical connections. The… Read more »