December 6, 2019

The Yoga Teachers & Studios Who Won Big at the NZ Exercise Industry Awards

Yoga was well represented at this year’s New Zealand Exercise Industry Awards. Justine Hamill of Wellington’s Awhi Yoga won the prestigious Mind Body Instructor of the Year award, […]
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 […]
November 3, 2016
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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
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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.