June 18, 2019

Nominate your Favourite Yoga Teacher

Hey New Zealand – it’s time to nominate your favourite yoga teacher for ExerciseNZ’s Mind Body Award! True Dedication You may not realise it but hundreds […]
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
Wonder Woman Yoga Sam

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

New Zealand’s First Professional Yoga Conference – November 2018

April 22, 2016
Rebecca’s story about being overweight For Pregnancy - Courage My Love

Rebecca’s story about being overweight

I had been overweight for most of my life and finally decided enough was enough and that I wanted to change. In 2010 I joined a […]
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 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 […]
September 17, 2017

Rachel Hinks: “Challenging my self-belief helped me to achieve 2000kms”

It is so easy to dismiss ‘the small things’ and belittle all the things that you have achieved, by telling yourself someone else will have done better. So here are 4 things that I have achieved over the last 18 weeks that have taken bravery.
September 25, 2017
stephanie pole climbing

A Story of Courage ~ The higher you go the further you fall

My Story of Courage by Stephanie Pole This involves me climbing in trees at Adrenaline Forest: something I have managed to avoid all my life up […]
October 10, 2017

Perry Phipps Story of Courage – Taking life to new Heights

I have but a handful of real fears in life and the 20 week challenge has taken head on in confronting one of my main fears, […]