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

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 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 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 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, […]