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Postnatal Yoga – Yoga for Prolapse

GUEST POST: ANA DAVIS What a prolapse is and how the right kind of yoga can support a woman’s recovery from this condition. A prolapse occurs when the organs in the pelvis (uterus, bladder and/or bowel) drop down into the vagina instead of sitting in their normal position. This can cause a heaviness, dragging or aching … Continue reading Postnatal Yoga – Yoga for Prolapse
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Would you like some Vino with your Vinyasa? Musings on Yoga and Alcohol

  GUEST POST: JEAN BYRNE PHD With Lululemon Athletica bringing out their new craft beer ‘Courageous Blonde’ and the uptake of Vinyasa + Vino and Beer yoga classes, the subject of yoga + alcohol has once again ignited intense debate in the yoga community. Of course for many there is nothing better than chugging a beer … Continue reading Would you like some Vino with your Vinyasa? Musings on Yoga and Alcohol
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How to: Increase visibility of your profile on Yoga Australia website

Yoga Australia offers a search functionality for Yoga Australia Registered Yoga Teachers. If your account doesn’t come up in the search or you would like to increase the visibility of your profile, you need to visit Teaching Locations & Timetable tab on your Member Dashboard. The search functionality for the site draws data from the information you submitted … Continue reading How to: Increase visibility of your profile on Yoga Australia website
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Can Yoga Change The World?

GUEST POST: NIKOLA ELLIS Can yoga change the world? Or is it just a fitness fad that sells a lot of patterned tights? Some days I wonder. But then I watch something wonderful happening in a yoga room and know the answer is a great big, unambiguous YES. Yoga can change the world. Here’s how. … Continue reading Can Yoga Change The World?
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How to be a yoga teacher and keep your sanity

GUEST POST: CHARLEY HICKEYRollercoasters are fun, right? They take you up and down and in all different kinds of directions. You get pretty disoriented, your mind can play tricks on you, even make you question yourself and what true reality is. I’ve been on the rollercoaster of yoga teaching for quite some time now and … Continue reading How to be a yoga teacher and keep your sanity
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Writing as part of your yoga practice

GUEST POST: JENNY ELLINGHAUS I wrote Yoga for Travellers during a difficult time in my life, a time when I needed my yoga practice more than ever. When my relationship ended after 12 years, I lost my partner, my best friend and my regular travelling companion all at once. I questioned what I wanted to … Continue reading Writing as part of your yoga practice
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The Importance of Balancing the Four Relationships

    GUEST POST: KEN MCLEAN Balance is the key aspect of life. When we establish or fall into harmony with our life there is a sense of flow or effortlessness. We feel as if the environment is supporting us in our actions. In Ancient Taoism, this was termed Wu Wei or effortless effort. However effortlessness … Continue reading The Importance of Balancing the Four Relationships
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Teaching yoga to manage pain

GUEST POST: RACHAEL WEST 1 in 5 Australians suffer Persistent Pain! Learning how pain works can help you keep your clients A growing body of evidence shows yoga helps with a range of pain conditions, including fibromyalgia, arthritis and lower back pain. But doctors and physiotherapists are wary of referring pain patients to yoga. They … Continue reading Teaching yoga to manage pain
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Radical Self Responsibility: Doing away with the blame game

GUEST POST: DR JEAN BYRNE In a few weeks I am turning 40. This year has included lots of change. Our family is now complete and our work is changing as now I work closely with three other (remarkable) people rather than alone or just with my husband. Life is in a constant state of … Continue reading Radical Self Responsibility: Doing away with the blame game
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Employee vs Contractor and Superannuation for yoga teachers

    There appears to be confusion on the matter of superannuation payments to yoga instructors or teachers. Please follow this link to access the information sheet that explains the difference between and an employee and a contractor. Essentially yoga instructors or teachers are considered labour contractors and as such are eligible for superannuation payments by … Continue reading Employee vs Contractor and Superannuation for yoga teachers
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