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Neal Ghoshal teaching

How to Maximize Your Potential as a Yoga Teacher

by Neal Ghoshal When I started teaching Yoga thirteen years ago I thought I'd be showing anybody who turned up to class a few Yoga postures and hopefully they'd enjoy themselves. Yet Yoga seems to have its own plans and it's own drive. Teaching Yoga has lead me on unexpected journeys and to … [Read More...]

The beautiful space in Power Living Wellington's Studio.

Will Power Living Ravage the Wellington Yoga Scene?

by Kara-Leah Grant The same month that the new owners of Power Living Wellington signed a lease on their Johnston street premises, unbeknownst to them, Hot Yoga Wellington signed a lease on their second premises just around the corner on Featherston Street. Two new yoga studios, both featuring … [Read More...]

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What’s Real Yoga & a Real Yogi?

Where's my sacred???

I’m actually quite a spiritual guy. Oh really?

By Kara-Leah Grant Can we, like, ban the word spirituality already? And spiritual. Like, if someone says, I'm actually quite a spiritual guy, I just want to gag. What the hell does that mean anyway? What does spiritual and spirituality mean?   I turned to that font of all modern … [Read More...]

Mike Nixon Photo

There is no future in yoga

Mike Nixon Photo a brief musing by Mike Nixon That’s right, its not going to make you famous, rich or help find the perfect partner of your dreams. You might even find the opposite for a while... if you really connect with your talents, life’s work and destiny, and take up the challenge. You … [Read More...]

Osho's depiction of "Zorba the Buddha"

Am I a bad yogi because I want to eat steak?

Last week I received a comment from a reader prompted by the article they'd been reading, Will yoga give me a great body? I have recently started yoga, been almost a month & I love it. I have been doing "The Paleo Diet" - Lean Meats, Fruits, Vegs, No breads or Grains, Beans etc. I am eating … [Read More...]

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Practicing Yoga

Wanderlust

How to Plan Your Perfect Wanderlust Experience

by Kara-Leah Grant Registration opened last week for the one-day Wanderlust events in Auckland, Sydney and Melbourne in March 2014. I wanted to get in fast to make sure I didn't miss out on registering for the classes I wanted to attend. But it took me a week to get my head around the timetable … [Read More...]

Yogi John

Getting on the man mat for Forty Days of Yoga

By guest author John Falepau, Yogi John My yoga journey has very much been a progression of listening, learning, watching, inquiring, listening more, learning more, experiencing and assimilating the effects from yoga into my life and being. A lot of what seemed daunting at first - asanas that … [Read More...]

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Potluck Goodness from the Archives

Prana Flow with Twee Merrigan

Experiences of Prana Flow yoga teacher training

There is a joy and a playfulness within a Prana Flow yoga class that makes the heart open and the soul soar. Music, mantra, mudra (hand positions), asana (postures), pranayama (breath work) and meditation merge to create a journey away from … [Read More...]

The World of Yoga

Kundalini Shakti

What is a Kundalini Awakening and have I had one?

By Kara-Leah Grant, author Forty Days of Yoga The following information is not gospel - it's just my reflections and my understandings based on my own experience of Kundalini Awakening. As always, don't believe a thing I say unless it resonates … [Read More...]