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The Best Guide to NZ Yoga Teacher Trainings 2016

Welcome to the YLB's comprehensive guide* to New Zealand-based Yoga Teacher Trainings available in 2016 and early 2017. Although we can't claim to have found every Teacher Training on offer, we are amazed at the number and diversity of the trainings that we are able to feature. It's a good time to … [Read More...]

Before & after working with Vincent. The spine & head are completely different.

My Private Yoga Session with Vincent Bolletta

by Kara-Leah Grant Ever since I interviewed Vincent Bolletta last year I've wanted to do a private yoga session with him. I knew from that interview that this was a man who knew his yoga inside out, on the energetic and physical level. Over the last few years, I've worked with a couple of … [Read More...]

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Yoga Resources & Reviews

Shiva Rea Free Flow Vinyasa Workshop DVD

Shiva Rea DVD Review & Giveaway!

There are many benefits to living at the bottom of the world. The ability to attend workshops with big name, innovative Yoga instructors at large gatherings or conferences is sadly not one of them. Which is what should put the Great Instructors Series from Yoga Journal on the top of your Yoga … [Read More...]

Yoga Video Exploration Series for Home Practice

Yoga Explorations #1: Unlock your home practice

by Kara-Leah Grant Last week, I published an article called Free your pelvis and the rest will follow. I'd written this at the request of a long-time loyal reader who was having lower back issues. In the article, I included a short video of me talking about using yoga to heal, and written … [Read More...]

Seane Corn on YouTube

Top five best yoga videos online

Some months ago I published an article called Top Ten best yoga websites and articles on the web. It had an enthusiastic response and has since gone on to be one of the top five articles on the site. At the time, readers suggested/requested a do a top five list of yoga videos on the 'net. I … [Read More...]

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Yoga for Herniated Disc

What is a Sadhana and Why Do I Need One in My Life?

By Kara-Leah Grant, author of Forty Days of Yoga Regular readers will well remember I started a forty day sadhana (spiritual practice) oh... a few months ago. It was an Infinite Wealth and Prosperity meditation, and I was loving doing it. But then something happened. I found out I was … [Read More...]

Kids love yoga!

How to introduce your children to yoga

The power of yoga to improve the quality of life for our children is an untapped resource. by guest author Amanda Reid of Samadhi Yoga Although yoga has enjoyed popularity with adults for many years, it is only recently that we have come to understand how helpful it can be for children in … [Read More...]

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Potluck Goodness from the Archives

Albany Yoga Room Director Sue Grbic

Auckland Yoga Teacher: Sue Grbic

Sue's yoga path started in the late '70s in South Africa when she was initiated onto a path of meditational yoga - a path she still follows  today. Hatha yoga followed soon afterwards and happily saw her through three pregnancies. When she moved … [Read More...]

Kids love yoga!

How to use yoga to help you be a better parent

Yoga is 'union' and there is no greater path to union than that of the relationship between parent and child - and a parent's relationship with themselves. by guest author Amanda Reid of Samadhi Yoga Where else do you have the challenge and … [Read More...]

Sara Foley

How Yoga Helped Me at Every Stage of Life

In celebration of  the launch of The No-More-Excuses Guide to Yoga, I’ve invited some friends and colleagues to write articles relating to the theme of the book’s subtitle: Because yoga is for every body.  Sara is an Australia-based writer and I … [Read More...]

Home Yoga Practice

Simple Seated Yoga Twist

Kickstart 2010: After 30 days, what next?

I first discovered the power of committing to do a new practice every day for a defined period of time when I was living in Afghanistan. I'd been having a really difficult time dealing with some of the suffering and injustice I was seeing every day … [Read More...]