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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 »

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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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Taste of Sydney – Discounted tickets

EXCLUSIVE TICKET OFFER We invite North Sydney Yoga students to enjoy this exclusive offer. Taste of Sydney is a restaurant festival returning to the beautiful Centennial Park this March 10th – 13th. Taste encourages its visitors to graze through over 60 bite sized dishes crafted by Sydney’s hottest restaurants, shop from artisan producers, take part in… 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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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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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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What is Yoga? Understanding Vinyasa

What is yoga? Understanding vinyasa  Although the term “yoga” represents many styles of practice, no two are alike. For example, Bikram, a physically intense practice often used for weight loss, consists of 26 basic postures practiced in a room that is heated to 40 degrees, with 40 percent humidity. On the opposite end of the spectrum… 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 »