Australian Yoga Life Magazine


In this issue…

Issue 55 June – August.

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Connecting on all levels

Yoga shows you how to re-engage with the quality of your life, especially when life throws you challenges. Nancy Jackson suggests techniques that uplift and make us more joyful.



Yoga the real PHD

We look at how yoga provides the invaluable real life tools, to life’s ups and downs.



Karma: Cosmic justice or an invitation to act?

Brisbane freelance writer and yoga teacher, Denise Cullen, talks to three teachers about their approach to karma, on and off the mat.


Change – Yoga can be your constant in an ever-changing world

Dr Jane Wiesner explores the techniques yoga offers us to manage the constant changes that confront us every day.


Making a difference – one child at a time  

Loraine Rushton dedicated approach to yoga therapy for children has produced some amazing results. In this article she shares the lives she has touch.


Yoga Therapy for core balancing

Donna Farhi explores the psoas and shows us why this muscle group is so important for our practice.


Perimenopause – A new beginning.

Yoga teacher Michelle Spencer helps women navigate the unchartered and often neglected territory of perimenopause.


Mudras – Understanding how and why they work

Mudras as part of our practice have the capacity to alter perception, to deepen awareness or to enhance concentration, as well as offering many other therapeutic benefits.


Understanding Deities

Elle Campbell looks at the deep symbolism found within some of the more familiar images seen in the yoga and Hindu culture. This issue we look at Shiva.


Yoga and new Motherhood

The paradox of yoga for new yogi mothers is that the one thing you used to do to keep yourself grounded and sane is the one thing you no longer have time or energy to do. Alice Williams shares some tips how to get that balance back.


Kriya Yoga

Is yoga scientific or just a part of an ancient mythology and just a form of exercise? Explore Varinder Jeet’s personal journey.


International World Yoga Day  

Don’t miss the opportunity to participate in this world event happening around Australia.



Urdhva Mukha Paschimottanasana – Upward Facing Intense West Stretch

Kate Pell guides us through this seated balance posture.


Hip Hip Hooray

This flow helps you feel the shape of the spine and pelvis, grounding down through the legs and feet, feeling support, stability and energy.

Regular features


Is there a difference in working with pelvic floor muscles in yoga postures for women who have given birth? Simon and Bianca from Sydney’s Yoga Synergy answer this and other student’s questions.

Pranayama – your path to better breathing

Sindar Kaur discusses the benefits of yoga breathing for your wellbeing.

Yoga Quest

Our overseas contributor Siddhartha Krishna takes a look at the philosophical side of yoga.

Wholly Munchies

Rebecca Katz shows us how to use wholesome stocks and soups to detox naturally and stay energised.

Book, CD and DVD reviews

Australia-wide Teacher Training Directory

Retreat directory

Your guide to Australian and Overseas retreats.

Classified directory

A  guide to products and services.