Retreat

Rachel Zinman

Spring in the Pilliga, Yoga Retreat

When: November 16 – 18  Join us for a yogic opportunity of a life time, when the living tradition of yoga meets the ancient and...

Poses

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Upward Bow (Wheel) Pose

  (OORD-vah don-your-AHS-anna) urdhva = upward dhanu = bow Upward Bow (Wheel) Pose: Step-by-Step Instructions Lie supine on the floor. Bend your knees and set your...

Life

rituals

7 Rituals to Love – Create Calm with these Peaceful Practices

LIFE has a way of spinning out of control. Even when you have organised your calendar and allocated clear spaces of time to dedicate...

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What is YOGA?

There’s no denying that yoga is all the rage – everybody seems to be doing it. Soccer mums have given way to yoga mums....
Solve Teen angst with yoga

Beat Teen Angst with Yoga

  According to Beyond Blue, one in six young Australians is currently experiencing an anxiety condition and one in 16 is currently experiencing depression. Does...
The online course is made up of 14 modules (equivalent to our in-studio workshops). Students will log 60 yoga classes which can either be done all online or they can attend local classes and have their teachers sign a...

Poses

Locust Pose

  Grouped among the so-called “baby backbends,” which includes Dhanurasana (Bow Pose) and Sea Monster Pose (described in the Variations section below), it is an...

One-Legged King Pigeon Pose

  The full pose, which is suitable for intermediate students, will be described in the Full Pose section below. First we’ll practice the leg position...

Easy Pose

  Easy Pose: Step-by-Step Instructions Fold a thick blanket or two into a firm support about six inches high. Sit close to one...

Eight-Angle Pose

  (ahsh-tah-vah-krahs-anna) asta = eight vakra = bent, curved Eight-Angle Pose: Step-by-Step Instructions Stand in Tadasana (Mountain Pose), with your feet separated a bit wider than...
mountain pose

Mountain Pose

  (tah-DAHS-anna) tada = mountain Mountain Pose: Step-by-Step Instructions Stand with the bases of your big toes touching, heels slightly apart (so that your second...
tree yoga pose

Tree Yoga Pose: Step-by-Step Instructions

  Tree Pose: Step-by-Step Instructions Stand in Tadasana. Shift your weight slightly onto the left foot, keeping the inner foot firm to the...
Warrior 1

Warrior I Pose

Virabhadra’s Pose is also known as the Warrior Pose (there are three variation of Warrior, of which this is customarily numbered I). It may...
Australian Institute of Yoga MREC

Latest Issue Number 69

Anatomy

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Muscle tissue: Power up your asana

THERE’S A REASON your yoga teachers say things like, “Eccentrically contract your triceps to slowly lower into Chaturanga,” instead of just, “Contract your triceps.”...
breath

The anatomy of breath: Understanding the importance of breathing in yoga

TAKE A MOMENT TO THINK about your breath: Is it deep or shallow? Slow or fast? It’s interesting that it can take a few moments...
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Masterclass

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Mermaid Pose Master Class

Learn to navigate all of life with grace by tapping into your fluid nature in Mermaid Pose.

Paradise Found

Find the balance of strength and flexibility that’s right for you, and you’ll blossom into Bird of Paradise.

Shine Bright

Fire up your core strength as you fly into Tittibhasana (Firefly Pose).

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