September 13, 2016
FitEX 2016

FitEX 2016

November is coming up fast! I’m already gearing up for another stint at FitEX 2016, the conference for the fitness and exercise industry in New Zealand. […]
September 13, 2016

Be Courageous!

May 26, 2016
Motivation is infectious - Courage My Love

Motivation is infectious

Two specifics to pick out of My Story of Courage, that I would like to pass on to others. For those that don’t know me, I […]
May 18, 2016
I was Living in Fear - Courage My Love

I was Living in Fear

Fear. It can be a big thing or a small thing that makes you tie yourself up into knots. It would be fair to say I […]
May 15, 2016
Breast Cancer Saved my Life - Courage My Love

Breast Cancer Saved my Life

In September last year, my world was totally rocked – I was diagnosed with breast cancer. I will spare you the gory details – but what […]
May 10, 2016
I want to be a fit and fun Mum - Courage My Love

I want to be a fit and fun Mum

I did my first 20 week Challenge in 2012. Since then I have gone through IVF which was unsuccessful and just a couple of weeks after […]
May 1, 2016
I won’t let injury stop me - Courage My Love

I won’t let injury stop me

My story of courage is not a grand ‘I came back from a feat worse than death’ but rather I work hard at the gym and […]
April 26, 2016
Lorraine Gave Me Courage - Courage My Love

She gave me courage

I often wonder what courage really looks like and I find myself looking back on my life trying to remember times where I had shown “real” […]
April 23, 2016
Courage gave me direction - Courage My Love

Courage gave me direction

As I approached the year 2016, the year where I would turn 26, the year where I was back at university studying towards a Bachelor of […]
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 […]
March 16, 2018
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Design Story: YIN YANG

Method: Oil on Canvas Artist: Lucy Dolan Kang Artist Quote:   For art that was inspired by a line from a novel by Kate Atkinson – […]
March 17, 2018
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Nominate your Favourite Yoga Teacher

Hey New Zealand – it's time to nominate your favourite yoga teacher for ExerciseNZ's Mind Body Award!
June 20, 2018
New Zealand Professional Yoga Conference

New Zealand’s First Professional Yoga Conference – November 2018

October 25, 2018
Waves on a beach

How Your Unconscious Beliefs Shape Your Body & Mind

by KeiShana Coursey, Opti-mum As a midwife and yogi who has walked alongside women and observed (with curiosity and kindness) their navigation through all that is […]
October 25, 2018
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Yoga Teacher, Heal Thyself – by J. Brown

by J. Brown, Originally published on J. Brown Yoga. There is a performative aspect to teaching and promoting group yoga classes that sometimes leads to a […]
November 8, 2018
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Being Wonder Woman: Yoga & Feminism

By Sam Loe, Originally published on samloe.yoga I will admit that I thoroughly enjoyed the Wonder Woman movie featuring Gal Gadot. I loved watching a super-goddess […]
November 13, 2018

Note to a Younger Self: Systemic Abuse & Individual Response in Yoga

by Donna Farhi, On December 16, 2017, the Australian Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse delivered a landmark report; the conclusion of an […]