October 10, 2019
Man cooking with fire outside

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 […]
October 7, 2019
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How to Find Your Niche & Make Your Yoga Teaching Career Sustainable

by Rebecca Harford, Adapted Yoga & Pilates Originally published on The Yoga Lunchbox. As a businesswoman, teacher, mother, wife, friend and family member I have the […]
October 3, 2019
Tauranga Yoga Centre Yoga Class

A Non-Profit Model to Make Yoga Accessible & Affordable: The Tauranga Yoga Centre

By Sue Furey, Tauranga Yoga Centre An Iyengar yoga class in a small town hall, some 35 years ago, was my initiation into my relationship with […]
October 2, 2019
Yoga Mudras

The Transformative Practice of Yoga Mudras

by Swami Karma Karuna, Anahata Yoga Retreat Originally published on The Yoga Lunchbox. Whether consciously or unconsciously, the way we gesture or carry ourselves in physical […]
September 19, 2019

On Ahimsa, Self-Reflection & Being a Dick

by Nicole Allan, Raw Yoga Yoga, like most things, was and is heavily influenced by the humans who learn it, teach it and live it. Over […]
September 18, 2019

Life, Before and After iRest

by Una Hubbard, Finding Centre I’ll never forget my first encounter with iRest® founder – Richard Miller. I was in the Gold Coast at the first […]
September 18, 2019
Fascia

How to Optimize the Fascial System to Move, Feel & Live Better

by Ian O’Dwyer, SOMA It interests me greatly to observe the various types of exercises and programs that are prepared and delivered by physical trainers, therapists, […]
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 […]
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
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
September 18, 2019
Fascia

How to Optimize the Fascial System to Move, Feel & Live Better

by Ian O’Dwyer, SOMA It interests me greatly to observe the various types of exercises and programs that are prepared and delivered by physical trainers, therapists, […]
September 18, 2019

Life, Before and After iRest

by Una Hubbard, Finding Centre I’ll never forget my first encounter with iRest® founder – Richard Miller. I was in the Gold Coast at the first […]