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Conquering Fear & Anxiety Through Yoga & Meditation

In the weekend Grant and I went to a brilliant workshop on improving mobility and stability at our local yoga studio Kanuka with Kylie Rook who is a wealth of knowledge. We both loved the class particularly the breath work and focus on core strength which directly impacts the way you move and also how flexible you are. Kylie has created a …

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Exercises For A Peaceful Mind

This week lifestyle blogger Stella Green Thompson has shared exercises you can do mindfully to promote mental and physical health in a busy world. “Our daily lives are filled with stress and obligations and it can be difficult to feel at peace. As our lives become more hectic we often forget to blow off some steam, relax and devote time …

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Fighting Terrorism with Yoga

The lovely Denise Ferguson – yoga teacher, retreat facilitator and owner of the Yoga Sanctuary in Mairangi Bay, Auckland – is our guest blogger this week. Denise strives to get a positive message across via four modalities; how to thrive in life using yoga, meditation, kindness, and a good attitude. In response to the Christchurch shootings last Friday, she wrote …

5 Yoga Poses To Soothe Sciatic Pain

Back pain really is a pain, especially sciatica. Grant suffers from this on and off depending on how active he is (throwing himself around as a goalkeeper for 30 plus years has aggravated the issue). These days he gets it more from slouching on the couch… His words, not mine! He’s now changed things up a bit and is doing Krav …

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18 Amazing Benefits Of Yoga

This week our guest blogger is Jen from Jen’s Reviews. Jen writes in-depth, well-researched reviews on an array of health, well-being, and lifestyle topics. This week we are sharing her article, “18 amazing benefits of yoga” according to science. “Yoga is becoming more mainstream in western cultures as those who practice it realise the numerous physical, mental, and emotional benefits …