Studio News

Why does Yoga make us happy?

A student recently told me that after her last yoga class she felt so happy all day, something that has been expressed to me many times before. She then asked why yoga made her happy? It was a reminder that not everyone generally feels this way most of the time, although for me, this experience… Read more »

Sage and Watercress Pesto

At times when in Australia it is not good growing weather for basil and not wanting to purchase non organic basil I had to think creatively in order to make a pesto.  A friend of mine has a huge bush of sage growing which she happily shares with me. This recipe is divine I almost… Read more »

Upcoming Yoga Essentials Courses

Yoga Essentials – once a week Tuesday 7.45-9.00pm – 21 October – 25 November – 6 weeks for $155 Wednesday 6.15-7.15pm – 5 November – 10 December – 6 weeks for $155 Saturday 11.30-12.45pm – 1 November – 6 December – 6 weeks for $155 Yoga Essentials Intensive – twice a week Monday & Thursday 6.15-7.15am early mornings
 3-27 November – 4 weeks… Read more »

The Connection

The Connection is a documentary that comes out tomorrow featuring world leading experts in mind body medicine and remarkable stories of recovery. It proves we all have more to say about our health than we ever thought possible. Check out the trailer! For a 50% store wide discount code, enter NORTHSYDYOGA at the checkout. The… Read more »

Avocado Recipe

I don’t think I really need to rave about avocados as I don’t know anyone in my life who doesn’t like them. They also don’t really need any advertising nor any recipe ideas as they are just perfectly perfect cut up in a salad or spread on toast or of course made into their native… Read more »

Commitment

In the early years of my Ashtanga practice a teacher was talking to us about commitment. He told us this joke: ‘A chicken and a pig walked down the main street of a village. They passed a pub with a sign in the window saying ‘Special – Bacon & Eggs’. The chicken got excited ‘let’s… Read more »

Puja & Graduation of New Teachers – 4 October 4 pm

Come celebrate with us! Three years of intense and committed practice and study has led yet again three outstanding students to become yoga teachers. We will be celebrating their efforts with a Puja held by Rami Sivan. This beautiful ritual will bless all of us and our space, and will be followed by some lovely… Read more »

Hearty Mung Bean Stew

For a heart warming meal in the height of winter or a comforting meal even in warmer climates. Change the ingredients to suit your season. This is enough for 4 people so if you are inviting one other you will have 2 portions left, one to take to work the next day and one to… Read more »

Glow with Yoga

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 »