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Managing life and acceptance

Saturday, June 26th, 2010 Posted in Yoga Teacher Perspectives, Yoga Teacher Trainee Perspectives | No Comments »

Have you ever known anyone faced with a life threatening illness? Have you or someone you know been confronted with an unexpected and potentially life threatening situation where everything normal went 'into a spin'? How did you, or they react? ...

Volcanoes and Yoga

Tuesday, May 25th, 2010 Posted in AFTER Yoga Teacher Training, Yoga in the World, Yoga Teacher Perspectives | No Comments »

If you’re a keen observer of daily events, it would be hard not to rate the recent turmoil affecting air travelers in northern Europe right up there with the major stories of the year. Who would have thought an active ...

Forget the science, save the planet!

Friday, March 26th, 2010 Posted in Yoga in the World, Yoga Teacher Perspectives | No Comments »

Like you, I like to live a life which shows my passion about the environment. Like you, I recycle paper and glass waste at home. I try and buy locally produced food and goods from my neighbourhood greengrocer or weekly ...

Acting out our compassion

Thursday, March 4th, 2010 Posted in Yoga in the World | No Comments »

A yogic practice brings with it many blessings. For me, a welcome feeling of ‘sensory deprivation’ descends upon me as I ‘descend’ upon the mat. It brings my mind to stillness but also centres my heart in preparation for the ...

If only there’d been yoga at Copenhagen!

Tuesday, December 29th, 2009 Posted in Yoga in the World | No Comments »

We’ve just witnessed the greatest assembly of world leaders gathered in the name of the environment in the one city and at the one time. Some 15,000 delegates and 100 world leaders representing 192 countries attended a two week climate ...

Celebrating the season with Yoga

Monday, December 7th, 2009 Posted in Yoga in the World, Yoga Teacher Perspectives | No Comments »

It’s December and there’s high tension in the air. It’s not just the ever bubbling and changing political landscape which has dominated recent time here in Australia. Rather, it’s that feeling of extra demands on our time and yet not ...

Managing crisis through yoga

Friday, November 6th, 2009 Posted in Yoga Teacher Perspectives | No Comments »

Even the most casual of us who follow the news would know that the South Pacific and Indonesia were recently rocked by major earthquakes and tsunamis. The death toll in American Samoa, Samoa and Tonga-the worst hit regions-was as high ...

Honouring Affirmations

Friday, November 6th, 2009 Posted in Yoga in the World | No Comments »

Barack Obama, America’s first African American president is now a year in office. Such a significant milestone, usually greeted with not only much fanfare both domestically in the US but often by world leaders generally, has been somewhat overshadowed by ...

Making time for class

Thursday, September 10th, 2009 Posted in BEFORE Yoga Teacher Training, Yoga Teacher Perspectives | No Comments »

We live in a time hungry world. Each day filled with time dependent activity starting from the moment we wake to the second we retire, each event pushing into the next with monotonous regularity. It’s said that despite the onset ...

Bringing back the balance

Tuesday, September 1st, 2009 Posted in BEFORE Yoga Teacher Training | No Comments »

Have you ever found yourself saying “I wish I had more time to do that”? Do the hours, days and weeks in your life appear to be slipping by so fast you wonder where’s the time ‘gone’? Perhaps you’ve asked ...