Posts in Ashtanga Yoga

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 »

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 »

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

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 »

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 »

Xmas Timetable – Festive Season

December  24 Christmas Eve 5.30-8.00am Mysore Angelika – coffee/tea afterward December 25 Christmas Day Closed December 26 Boxing Day Closed December 27 Sunday 9.00-10.30am General Petra 10.45-12.45pm Mysore Angelika December 28 Monday 7.00-9.00am Intense Cleansing Course Angelika – BOOK 9.30-10.30am Intense Cleansing Course Angelika – Day/class only attendance possible 6.00-7.15pm General Angelika December 29 Tuesday… Read more »

One day the vines will cover it all

One day the vines will cover it all. Looking at this house we see the battle between a white house standing strong, and the vines tearing it down. We see the battle between the human ego and the forces of nature. It doesn’t matter what the owner does to trim them back, eventually the vines… Read more »

30 Years of North Sydney Yoga!

In 1997, plans for the future really weren’t on my mind at all. A comfortable part-time office job working with lovely people, allowed me to pursue my passion with all my focus and energy – Yoga. Back then at Yoga Moves, Eileen Hall gradually introduced me to the Ashtanga Yoga second series, and I still… Read more »

The origins of Ashtanga Yoga

The origins of Ashtanga Yoga The practice and beliefs of Ashtanga Yoga have been around for thousands of years, yet it was not until the twentieth century that the Western world was introduced to the practice. If you’re curious about where the asanas we teach come from, here is a quick overview of the development… Read more »