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5 poses to relieve lower back pain from sitting

My posture has definitely improved since ditching my desk job.

This doesn’t mean that as an office worker you can’t have great posture nor prevent lower back, neck and shoulder issues. This article from www.doyouyoga.com has some great tips as well as 5 key yoga postures which you can practice at home.

Maintaining good posture can be […]

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Ditch the (end of daylight saving) doldrums

So we all enjoyed an extra hour in bed last weekend. I don’t about you but my Sunday seemed to wonderfully drag on for ages – I squeezed in a dog walk, brunch, shopping, drinks, dinner and a movie! As it was a warm sunny day, it didn’t feel like I was entering the dark doldrums […]

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Why You Should Never Cut Out Of Your Yoga Class Early

Extract from Mind Body Green (Ahlia Hoffman)
If you have practiced yoga with an instructor, you have likely heard him or her say that the final relaxation pose (savasana or corpse pose) is the most important or most beneficial posture in your practice.

When I first started practicing yoga, I thought this statement had to be false, […]

There’s a yoga teacher in your lounge room

Picture this.

Imagine getting home from a busy day in the office or finally having a moment to yourself once your baby/children are asleep and……..there she is!   Standing on a yoga mat in your lounge room………….is your very own yoga teacher! There to guide you through your very own yoga class from the comfort of your […]

Be brave and stand tall as a Warrior

Almost everyone who has ever been to a yoga class will remember Warrior pose. There’s hardly a class where at least one Warrior pose isn’t practiced.

It might seem a little strange that something as peaceful and loving as yoga, would have connections to a Warrior. It is said the poses are named from the Bhagavad-Gita, […]

You too can dance in psychedelic leggings

Over the weekend I went to my first yoga conference. I went alone and didn’t quite know what to expect.

One of the workshops I went to explored the ‘vast physical and energetic landscape of our multi-layered body’ through movement and letting go of inhibitions and preconceived ideas. The presenter was Camilla Maling owner of the […]

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Amazing benefits of yoga – Infograph

After Class
Improved Brain Function
Just 20 minutes of Hatha yoga — an ancient form of the practice that emphasizes physical postures rather than flow or sequences — can improve cognitive function, boosting focus and working memory. In a University of Illinois study, participants performed significantly better on tests of brain functioning after yoga, as compared to […]

3 scientific reasons to take a lunch break

Not so long ago when I was an office dweller in Melbourne, my lunch breaks consisted of eating at my desk, reading something like The Age online, whilst trying to ignore the work emails that used to flash up on the bottom right of my screen. After eating, I would brush the crumbs off my […]

Death by stress: 4 causes you should be aware of

Stress is anything that causes a negative impact on your body or mind affecting your physical or mental wellbeing. The below Infograph from BestTherapySchools.com shows how stress affects many parts of your body.

The 4 major sources of stress are:
1. Your surrounding environment
Everyday hassles, including long commutes, noise and pollution.
2. Your social environment
Such as problems at […]

3 reasons to give yoga on Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day and it’s fizz is fast approaching. How it is greeted depends from which Valentine love cloud you floated down from. It can divide a lot of people and create an experience of mixed emotions some of which include:

Indifference for those who consider it a Hallmark Holiday unworthy of the hype
Stress for those trying […]