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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

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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Guruji lives here

In Celebration Of Sri K Pattabhi Jois’ 100th Birthday The film is called “Guruji Lives Here.” This title was chosen because, as was so apparent from all the footage that was received, it is clear that his teachings have been carried throughout the world and live within Ashtangi’s everywhere – even within practitioners who never… Read more »

India's Prime Minister Nahendra Modi leads practictioners through Pranayama (The Indian Express)

Yoga may be Declared Indian Heritage by UNESCO

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, known as UNESCO, was created in 1945 to build intercultural understanding and promote freedom of expression, among other goals. As of this year, the organisation has added yoga to the list of considered elements by the Intangible Heritage Committee for inscription on UNESCO’s register. Indian prime minister Narendra Modi… Read more »

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A quick trailer for the yoga documentary

Remember the video crew we had at the studio a month ago? Check out this little trailer they’ve put together!  Here’s what the documentary team have said about their project: “What’s Your Yoga – is a documentary narrated by an experienced yoga practitioner, and explores the yoga scene in Australia. Its a journey through lineages… Read more »