November 12, 2019

Announcement: Mind Body Instructor of the Year Finalists 2019

It’s that time of year when we publicly honour and celebrate the Yoga and Mind Body teachers who are making an impact in their communities. These […]
November 8, 2019

Feeling it in Your Bones: How to Explore the Skeleton in Yoga

by Paul Cohen, Bone Yoga Originally published on The Yoga Lunchbox I love inquisitive questions, particularly those that change the way we look at our bodies and […]
October 28, 2019

A Return Home – I hoki mai ki te wā kāinga

by Jase Te Patu, Awhi Yoga & M3 Mindfulness for Children Originally published on The Yoga Lunchbox They say that the practice of yoga is a […]
October 25, 2019
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Yoga of Action! How to Embrace Kriya Yoga for Positive Change

by Heather Robinson Originally published on The Yoga Lunchbox There is something in yoga practice, isn’t there, which brings us in touch with ourselves. It is […]
October 22, 2019
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Pranayama: It’s Not All Mung Beans & Tofu

by Mary Watson, Originally published on The Yoga Lunchbox My passion for Pranayam was fostered during a 3-year sojourn at the Sivananda Yoga Centre/Ashram in Henderson, […]
October 18, 2019

5 Social Media Strategies for Yoga Teachers & Studios

Originally published on The Yoga Lunchbox by Travis Mattern, Fitness Education Online I’ll start this off by saying I am by no means a yoga expert! […]
October 15, 2019
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Trust in The Flow: How Reflection Can be a Tool for Yoga, Singing & Life in General

by Sarah Spence Originally published on The Yoga Lunchbox ‘Mindfulness’ is a buzz word these days. I ponder whether ‘reflection’ will join it, given that leadership […]
October 10, 2019
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Yoga, the Digestive Fire & Health

by Swami Karma Karuna, Anahata Yoga Retreat Originally published on The Yoga Lunchbox Fire is a force of nature. It is used for survival, however, if […]
October 7, 2019
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How to Find Your Niche & Make Your Yoga Teaching Career Sustainable

by Rebecca Harford, Adapted Yoga & Pilates Originally published on The Yoga Lunchbox. As a businesswoman, teacher, mother, wife, friend and family member I have the […]
September 19, 2017

How Understanding the Kleshas and Gunas Helps Your Asana Practice

There are the Kleshas, described as obstacles of the mind. There’s also the gunas, or states of mind. Practicing asana begins to reveal the way our mind works, and the obstacles it throws up.
January 26, 2018
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How to Choose the Right Meditation Technique for You

Republished with permission from The Yoga Lunchbox, NZ’s most popular online yoga magazine by Kara-Leah Grant This is an interesting question – how can I possibly […]
January 29, 2018
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An Overview of Patanjali’s Eight Limbs of Yoga

Republished with permission from The Yoga Lunchbox, NZ’s most popular online yoga magazine Extract from The No-More-Excuses Guide to Yoga. Available for sale here.  by Kara-Leah […]
August 20, 2017

What does it mean to “breathe into it” in yoga?

There’s loads of phrases which yoga teachers toss around willy nilly that after time cease to have any real meaning. In particular, the much over-used “breathe into it” is gold – when you know what it means and how to apply it. The problem is, many people in a yoga class have no idea how to breath into anything other than their lungs, and many even struggle with that. So what does “breathe into it mean”?
March 8, 2018
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The Five Koshas Explained: How They Impact our Yoga Practice

Republished with permission from The Yoga Lunchbox, NZ’s most popular online yoga magazine. By Kara-Leah Grant Extract from The No-More-Excuses Guide to Yoga. Available for sale […]
July 21, 2017

How to start a home yoga practice

The only way to connect with your internal guide, that yoga teacher that lives inside of you and can’t wait to get out, is to start a home yoga practice.