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Health and Wellbeing

Health and Wellbeing

What’s your definition of health and wellbeing? We live in a country where for most of us the basics are covered and we can afford to spend some time, energy and money on our health and wellbeing. These days, wealthy countries’ government agencies, charity...

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Our First Yoga Workshop, 1996

Our First Yoga Workshop, 1996

This image is SO Darwin!    It deserves a showing on its own because I love this photo which was taken at the end of one of the first Iyengar Yoga workshops in Darwin. On top of being in love with yoga I had just fallen in love with Darwin and the photo represent...

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Yoga Philosophy; what for?

Yoga Philosophy; what for?

What is yoga philosophy for? It just It help us understand ourselves, other people and the world better. It’s like a grid or a pair of glasses that give a special colour to what you see and feel a certain way. Like a prism. Where wisdom is the tint though which we see...

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Talk Head Retreats – Late 90’s

Talk Head Retreats – Late 90’s

It started when Emmanuelle told me about this place in Mandorah. We could maybe pull off a yoga retreat there. But it was pretty basic she said. So along I went with a few locals to check it out. Well…being a freshy from Sydney I was a little shocked: ‘are you sure...

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The Snake

The Snake

Well, this is a story I hesitated to tell for obvious reason. ‘What? Are there snakes in the studios??’ NO be assured: there ain’t no snakes in the studios. We haven’t seen a snake since that one frightened the hell out of me. That was in 2001. Once we moved in the...

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Tips to Travel with Yoga

Tips to Travel with Yoga

Below is the kind of yoga poses you learn in our beginner courses. Beginner yoga poses are so simple and everyone can work within their own capacity. That's the beauty of it; it's not a cutter cookie approach but adapted to the individuals. In this pose for example if...

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A Transformative Practice

A Transformative Practice

Why is yoga a transformative practice? Yoga makes us feel lighter, it makes us feel alive and it makes us feel more relaxed. When we are more relaxed it’s easier to be more mindful. When we practice yoga regularly we are a bit more able to make deliberate choices and...

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Patanjali’s wisdom

Patanjali’s wisdom

PATANJALI’S WISDOM   If you have been doing yoga for a while and never heard of Patanjali, it’s only a matter of time before you cross his path. Patanjali is an Indian sage who extracted the essence of Indian’s spiritual/philosophical traditions and decanted it all in...

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