April 12, 2019

Proprioception: Some Practical Tips to Reconnect the Disconnected

by Sonya Simpson, Originally published on The Yoga Lunchbox Early in my yoga teaching career, I guided a group of five website developers in a corporate […]
December 21, 2018

Yoga Therapy in New Zealand: A Panel Discussion

One of the many conversations we explored at the inaugural Hauora Yoga Conference was about yoga therapy in New Zealand. This conversation took the form of a panel […]
November 13, 2018
Healing with trauma informed yoga

Could All Yoga Classes be Trauma-Informed?

by Sandra Palmer, Integrative Therapy For most of us reading this article, entering a yoga studio and completing a yoga class will be taken for granted. We […]
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 […]
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 […]
October 25, 2018
J. Brown Yoga

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 […]
October 25, 2018
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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 […]
June 20, 2018
New Zealand Professional Yoga Conference

New Zealand’s First Professional Yoga Conference – November 2018

March 17, 2018
Courage My Love | Active in the Community

Nominate your Favourite Yoga Teacher

Hey New Zealand – it's time to nominate your favourite yoga teacher for ExerciseNZ's Mind Body Award!
November 3, 2016
Courage My Love - Adho Mukha Vrksasana Yoga Handstand

Adho Mukha Vrksasana (Handstand) Stirs Emotions

How to do a Handstand The above is a great little Adho Mukha Vrksasana demonstration video by Kylie Rook from Yoga With Kylie while wearing her […]
December 14, 2016
Urdhva Dhanurasana Wheel Pose | Courage My Love

Open Your Heart with Urdhva Dhanurasana

Urdhva Dhanurasana – Don’t be Frightened! Urdhva Dhanurasana, commonly known as wheel pose or backbending, can often intimidate even the more experienced yogis. In this post, […]
March 5, 2017

Learn Eka Pada Rajakapotasana [King Pigeon Pose]

Eka Pada Rajakapotasana or one legged king pigeon pose is a beautiful yoga pose used for hip opening.
April 24, 2017

Free Your Hamstrings with this 7-Minute Routine

If you practice yoga, chances are you have experienced some limitations in your yoga poses due to tight or short hamstrings. Check out this video and continue reading to learn more about this major muscle group.
June 20, 2017
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Don’t Miss Out on the Benefits of Yoga

It seems yoga is taking off and people who aren't into yoga may not know what they're missing out on. Carving out time to practice yoga leverages our downtime massively.
July 4, 2017
How to find a yoga teacher

How to Find a Good (Great!) Yoga Teacher

How do I find a good yoga teacher? How indeed? First, start by defining what a good yoga teacher means to you.
July 11, 2017

How Many Years of Yoga Practice Does it Take to Get Flexible?

Despite the fact that yoga has nothing to do whatsoever with flexibility – yoga and flexibility are intimately intertwined in the modern idea of yoga.
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.