Posts in Ashtanga Yoga

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Tips for practicing yoga with a shoulder injury

Tips for practicing yoga with a shoulder injury If you’ve recently experienced a shoulder injury, this doesn’t mean you have to forgo participating in your regular yoga class. The slow, calm nature of Ashtanga Yoga means that even a recent injury shouldn’t affect your ability to hold most poses. However, there are some precautions you… Read more »

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Share the Love

Share the Love Walking down the street in my favourite suburb, I watched a young father pushing a pram. Soon he lifted his baby out of it, as she wasn’t settling, and comforted her. She got lots of cuddles and kisses, and it was apparent how much he loved and adored her. The young father… Read more »

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3 Tips for fitting Yoga into your day

3 Tips for fitting Yoga into your day Those of us with busy schedules are often the ones who appreciate pastimes like Yoga the most. The ability to slow down, take some time out and reflect inwards is invaluable but, unfortunately, not as easy as we’d like. If you’re struggling to make time for yoga… Read more »

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Yoga for Fertility

Yoga for fertility Becoming a parent is one of the most incredible things a person can do with their life. The desire to expand a family and welcome a child into the world is ingrained in most women and men, and can provide a real, meaningful boost to your wellness, contentedness, and identity. Unfortunately, becoming… Read more »

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Could Yoga benefit your Children?

Could Yoga benefit your Children? Many of us might wish we could return to the carefree days of childhood when our adult responsibilities become too overwhelming. However, today’s children face a significant amount of stress, especially as they struggle to switch off and unwind. The reliance on technology and pressures at school can often mean… Read more »

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What is Yoga – Being Connected

What is Yoga – Being Connected In the endeavour to be part of the full life that surrounds us, staying ‘connected’, and up to date with the latest trends, living the ‘Zeitgeist’ – which literally means ‘the spirit of the age’ – there is so much on offer and so much to do. We find… Read more »

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How has Yoga changed over the past 30 years?

How has Yoga changed over the past 30 years? From a mention in an ancient text to the widely popular practice we know today, Yoga has grown and developed an unimaginable amount over the past five thousand years. However, it was not until the twentieth century that the western world began to participate in and… Read more »

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Australia Day

Tuesday 26 January Mysore 7.00-9.00am with Angelika General 9.15-10.30am with Phillippa no other classes will be held on Tuesday 26th January

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Yoga – What is it that inspires you?

Yoga – What is it that inspires you? Remember the time when you started out with yoga or when you began to attend classes more regularly? Many of us would have approached the practice quite unknowingly, not expecting anything in particular. We were just happy to move, stretch, and strengthen our body, and to gain… Read more »

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Saucha – Purification

Newcomers to yoga many times comment on how surprisingly physical, even strenuous their first experiences of this ancient practice have been. Particularly with Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga, as there is a lot of emphasis placed on detoxifying the body. Through the use of ‘muscle seals’, and deep chest breathing, you build up a good sweat. Long… Read more »