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 […]
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 […]
October 25, 2018
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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
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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
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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 […]