Studio News

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 »

Last Yoga Essentials Intensive Courses in 2015

Yoga Essentials Intensive Course Monday & Thursday 6.15-7.15am early mornings 30 November– 17 December – 3 weeks – 6 classes for $155 or $124 for newcomers Book your space now! New members of our studio receive a 20% discount on courses and multiple class passes ….read more

New Class – Beginners Drop-in Ashtanga

Join Lisa on Mondays 7.30-8.30pm for a Beginners Drop-in class. This class is for those with little or no experience of Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga; or those with an existing injury or condition that requires an easy pace and a gentle approach. We recommend a minimum of 10 classes for new students at a 20% discount…. Read more »

The Joy of Practicing Yoga

The Joy of Practicing Yoga We all strive for a life of love, health, purpose, contentment, fulfillment and laughter. We are advised to find a balance between work, family and friends, time to attend to our physical body, personal growth, and quiet time – ideally spending equal amounts of time in each area. But the… Read more »

Yoga helps heal back pain

Yoga helps heal back pain The back can ache in many different ways and to different degrees. I have long put off writing about this, because it is such a vast topic. Having had issues with my own back for some time – which over the years I have addressed in quite a few different… Read more »

Time Lapse Video

The beauty of a Mysore practice – A look at a winter morning at North Sydney Yoga. Surya Namaskar means salute to the sun, and just as the the day begins with the sunrise, the Ashtanga Yoga series starts with the Surya Namaskar sequence.  In this time lapse video shot in our beautiful shala, we… Read more »

Yoga is Relationship

Yoga is Relationship “The success of yoga does not  lie in the ability to perform postures but in how it positively changes the way we live our life and our relationships.” – T.K.V. Desikachar Recent research revealed – so a good friend tells me – that most people started yoga because of its physical benefits,… Read more »