Music Line Up for BaliSpirit Festival 2019

Bali Spirit

BaliSpirit has gathered an amazing collection of performers for this year’s festival Music is an important part of BaliSpirit Festival. During day and night concerts there are amazing musicians, who fill the Main Stage and Coco Love Stage with their sweet sounds throughout the festival. With an equal balance of male and female artists, the music line up reflects this years’ […]

Issue 73 On Sale

Issue 73 goes on sale in newsagents and in Coles supermarkets on the 17th of January, 2019. Grab a copy and get your year off to a stellar start with the Journal, covering yoga and a conscious lifestyle from all angles. Here’s a taste test of what’s inside: Win $17,000 worth of Yoga Teacher Training […]

RESTORE THE BALANCE at BaliSpirit Festival

The BaliSpirit Festival has just announced the theme for their 12th annual festival (March 24-31, 2019 in Ubud, Bali) and it’s all about restoring balance – in yourself, your community and the world. If you feel that you need a break to recharge, refresh and find new inspiration, the festival promises that you will have […]

5 Mudras You Should Know

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Learn what a mudra is and why they are indispensable tools for happiness. By Melanie Schoor In Sanskrit, mudra means seal, and it’s an important gesture or symbol in both Hinduism and Buddhism. It is a spiritual gesture that seals energy inside the body. Mudras are often used during pranayama (breathing exercises) and meditation to […]

5 Hidden Asian Yoga Retreats Off the Beaten Path

Yoga Retreasts

They seem to be everywhere. On beaches, in jungles and even atop mountains. Finding that magical faraway place in a small corner of the earth to immerse yourself in all things yoga is often assumed to be something of the past. Luckily, there are still some fabulous off-the-beaten-path yoga retreats that have seemed to have […]

The Top 5 Places to do Yoga on the Cheap 

Costa Rico

There are so many places in the world to do yoga, from large metropolises like Sydney and London to towns like Byron Bay and Sag Harbor (New York). Unfortunately, this ancient practice can be expensive, especially in first world countries. Luckily, there are some phenomenal yogas centres in the world, some of which offer yoga on the cheap. Yes, it […]

Clinical Proof: Yoga Helps Smokers Quit Smoking

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WE all know that a daily yoga practice can help with a litany of health issues. Now, in a world first, a randomised clinical trial of yoga as a complementary therapy for smokers attempting to quit, researchers have found that a Yoga practice, in conjunction with cognitive-behavioural therapy (CBT), can help improve smoking cessation efforts. […]