Heavenly healing

In Sanskrit, Amata refers to the quality of immortality — an endlessness that withstands the passage of time. Arriving at Amatara Wellness Resort, I...

Music and Yoga ~ The history and benefits

When the phenomenon of music and yoga began in LA some 30 + years ago, a then 22 year old and soon to be...

Exploring the difference between yin and restorative

For a long time I considered what I teach and practice a Restorative Yin style of yoga and I stand by that.  However, in...

Teaching Abroad: Could you do it?

If you dream of combining a passion for travel and yoga by teaching abroad, what’s preventing you from taking the plunge? Fear may conjure...

Ed letters ~ 24 hours in Sydney: A yogis’ guide

I love visiting Sydney. A world away from my quiet Northern Rivers life, I delight in immersing myself in the hustle and bustle of...

Modern Ayurveda: A perfect fit

Ancient and wise, the holistic system of Ayurveda is the people’s medicine. This practical science has developed benevolently alongside humans for over 4000 years....

Peak Performance

LETS BE HONEST Duncan Peak is kind of a big deal. If you haven’t practiced at one of his Power Living studios, you’ve likely...

Waves of Wisdom

When I recently informed a friend that I was learning to surf at the age of 33, he asked if I was suffering a...

Does Ahimsa Mean I Can’t Eat Meat?

FOR SEVERAL YEARS in the 199os, I lived in Chennai, India, and had the privilege of studying every day with the great yoga master...

What is YOGA?

By Judith Hanson Lasater There’s no denying that yoga is all the rage – everybody seems to be doing it. Soccer mums have given way...