Should I Be Worried About Yoga Injuries?

Should I Be Worried About Yoga Injuries?

For the past few years there are have been some important conversations happening both in the yoga-teacher community, and in the wider yoga community about yoga injuries.  Whether they be related to alignment, adjustments, impatience, repetition, individual differences, or acute injuries like falls, yoga injuries do appear to ..read more

Creating Community

Creating Community In Yoga Classes

Take a moment to think about why you go to a yoga class. Why practice with a teacher, in a room full of people, when you could stay home and pop in a DVD or scroll through YouTube for a practice? Well, for me there are so many reasons, including personalized instructions, feedback, hands-on support for your practice, spontaneous expl..read more

Sun Salutations Online Fitness Australia Approved

Sun Salutations Online Fitness Australia Approved!

To Celebrate, this course is on sale until Feb 28 - save 20% 

Our new Online Education program for yoga, fitness, Pilates, and mind-body movement professionals is now approved for 3 CECs with Fitness Australia! Study, practice, and learn to teach Sun Salutations Online.  This 8-hour continuing e..read more

Child’s Pose Comfort

Finding Comfort in Child's Pose

Practicing and Teaching Yoga - Child's Pose

Finding Comfort in Child's Pose

I’ve been part of a few discussions on Child’s Pose lately, had some questions from Grads, and heard some key feedback on teaching, propping, and adjusting Child’s Pose. I’ve jotted down a few notes myself, but would love to hear from other practitioners and teachers on how y..read more

Free Yoga Podcast – Scapula Core Warm Up

Check out this month's free yoga podcast, Scapula Core Warm Up In this 9-minute audio practice podcast you can get to know your scapula, the fancy name for your shoulder blade.  Explore a warm up for the scapula while you play with the natural movements of your shoulder blades and shoulders, and experience one of the ways in which our old yoga cues might be getting in the w..read more

Arts and Crafts and Yoga

I’ve recently had a Canadian visitor for a few weeks, and we got up to lots of fun travelling, exploring, wine tasting, and learning some arts and crafts.  It was a great way to connect and have some fun while she was in town, especially because she is very creative; a natural artist who is studying art in school.  I really admire her creativity.  I’ve always been in awe..read more

Yoga for Good – Share the Dignity

 

Practice Yoga for a Good Cause: Yoga for Dignity

Saturday September 2 at 8:00am Yoga for Dignity classes will be held across Australia to raise funds for the Share the Dignity program. Share the Dignity is a charitable organization who’s ‘mission is the ensure every woman has dignity when dealing with her monthly period. There are still women strugglin..read more

June’s Free Yoga Podcast – Side Lying Sequence

Helpful for strengthening the ‘core’ muscles of the hip, in particular focusing on the muscles that maintain the pelvis in neutral when we are standing on one leg, like Gluteus Maximus and Medius.  These key hip stabilizers are helpful in all that we do – maintaining pelvic stability when we walk, run, stand, sit, and of course in our yoga practice, most particularly whe..read more

March’s Free Yoga Podcast – Powerful Pose Flow

This month's 30-minute free yoga podcast is all about playing with Powerful pose in a Vinyasa Flow to bring some variation, novel movements, and add a few new challenges to balance, strength, and mobility.  Our first few poses will be all about exploring your Powerful Pose to find comfort, stability, and ease – and particularly getting curious about your stance and arm posit..read more