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Melbourne Yoga Studios Now Online

Melbourne Yoga Studios Now Online

If you're anything like us, you're deeply missing the connection, exercise & sanity your favourite yoga studio once provided. In the midst of the chaos & uncertainty, we are so grateful to the yoga studios who have adapted their offering to serve the ever-growing online community. If you're struggling to maintain a daily practice (I mean, we're struggling to keep tabs on what day it is!), or if you would like to support a small business doing what they can to survive, keep their yoga teachers in business & ensure our mental & physical health is cared for, we encourage you to check out...

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Four of the Best Virtual Yoga Platforms

Four of the Best Virtual Yoga Platforms

In this time of uncertainty, one thing for sure is that a consistent yoga practice will keep the body & mind happier, healthier & grounded. With many in quarantine or lockdown, we thought now was a great time to share our top four online yoga platforms and apps that teach mindful movement, breath work & meditation to support you through this challenging time. Axis Yoga Founded by Australian based yogi Amelia Schrader, Axis Yoga aims to unlock your potential through intelligent movement, building your strength & finding alignment between your mind & body. Yoga Studio An all in one yoga & meditation...

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3 Yoga Mudras Explained

3 Yoga Mudras Explained

Most of us are familiar with the benefits of yoga - improved flexibility and balance, more physical strength, clearness of mind, and coordination.   But the ancient practice offers much more for us, so long as we are willing to reach out and take it. This is where yoga mudras come in.   But what are mudras and what benefits do they offer? Let’s find out.   What Are Yoga Mudras   In essence, a mudra is a hand gesture which helps guide energy to different regions of the brain. Different areas of our hands are connected with different parts...

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7 Types of Yoga You Should Try

7 Types of Yoga You Should Try

The ancient practice of yoga has been worked upon and expanded for centuries. As a result, there are many different types of yoga today, each carrying its unique benefits and advantages.   So, no matter what you’re looking for, yoga is a great answer. Without further ado, here are seven types of yoga.   Hatha   Hatha is more of a category, rather than a single type of yoga. It encompasses many yoga styles into one and includes practices of different postures and breathing exercises.   Hatha is considered to be the most beginner-friendly because of its slow pace and...

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The Principles of Karma

The Principles of Karma

Karma is a term famous not only in the yoga community but in the world as a whole. Yet, very few people understand the meaning behind it and its principles.   Karma is an essential term in yoga traditions, and its principles can help guide us and make sense of different things in our lives.   But to understand it better, we first need to understand some of the core teachings behind it.   Karma at Its Essence   The yogic understanding of karma is that our actions and thoughts are transformative. Also, perhaps, more importantly, karma states that our...

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A Yoga Sequence to Reverse the Damage of Our Modern Lifestyle

A Yoga Sequence to Reverse the Damage of Our Modern Lifestyle

According to statistics, the average office worker spends nearly 2000 hours a year at their job. The issue is, a big chunk of that time is spent seated and stationary.    Add to the fact that many of us spend extra hours seated during the commute and at home, and you’ve got yourself the perfect recipe for tightness.   Here is a yoga sequence to help reverse these issues.   The Five-Posture Sequence for Healthy Hips, Back, Shoulders, and Neck   Roll out your eco-friendly yoga mat and let’s get going.   Pose 1: Anjaneyasana   A great pose that...

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