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 In Yoga ClassesTake 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!
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
Sole Walk - Thai Yoga Massage Meant For Sharing[s3video s3url="Sole Walk.mp4" /] This is a simple, effortless, but highly beneficial Thai Yoga Massage technique that you can share with family and friends. It doesn’t require special materials, and is easy on your body, and super sweet to receive.
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Practicing and Teaching Yoga - Child's Pose
Finding Comfort in Child's PoseI’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
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
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
Practice Yoga for a Good Cause: Yoga for DignitySaturday 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
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
This month's free yoga podcast is all about twisting. You can listen to the podcast here [s3audio s3url="All About Twisting.mp3" /] Or download and save this 20 minute discussion here, or read the transcript below: I got a great question recently from a yoga teacher who was inquiring about twi..read more