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Are your hamstrings okay?

Do you have a hamstring tear? Over-stretching can easily damage your hamstrings and if you keep ‘trying to stretch them out’ they can get more damaged and take years to heal. Long walking can make the hamstrings a little tighter but it is often in a good way. Definitely don’t try to stretch out a hamstring tear because it would …

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Cardiovascular work is very important

Cardiovascular work is very important. But many people have it the wrong way. Cardiovascular health is when the blood flows and circulates very easily but the heart hardly has to beat. Many people, especially in Australia, shorten and abbreviate words and by calling ‘cardiovascular exercise’ simply ‘cardio’ this puts the emphasis in the wrong place. The emphasis should be on …

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OM – What’s it all about?

We chant OM at the beginning and end of every class. The symbol is everywhere, and although many of you enjoy the feeling and the unity that comes from a group chanting OM together, you’re probably also wondering what its all about!! Here’s some information to help deepen your understanding and connect your heart to this ancient sacred syllable.  AUM …

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Earth starts this week!

Earth Sequence starts on Monday January 30th. To get you prepared we’re offering 20% OFF Our Elements Earth Sequence Video available to download and stream. Purchase here

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To Savasana or Not to Savasana

Here is another brilliant post by my friend and yogic genius blogger Anthony Grim Hall – Anthony has included the following extracts from our book the ‘Applied Anatomy and Physiology of Yoga’ that Bianca Machliss and Simon Borg-Olivier have written about Savasana: ***** “The supine yoga relaxation (savasana) for 5-15 minutes at the end of each yoga practice is important …

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The true meaning of Meditation is…Yoga

Concentration (Dhâranâ) and Meditation (Dhyâna) Meditation is a loose term referring to any of a family of practices in which the practitioner trains their mind or self-induces a mode of consciousness in order to realise some benefit. Loosely, meditation refers to the state of the mind when you are in yoga (in union), and actually means yoga (union). Texts on …