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Features

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Moving into Stillness: Connecting with the divine.

See this year’s International Yoga Festival (IYF) through the eyes of Anita Modok at Rishikesh.

 

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Satsang: Sitting in the Presence of Truth

The company we keep can determine our aspirations and focus. Swami Karma Karuna discusses the practice of satsang and the different forms that this coming-together can take.

 

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Where Energy Flows

Everyone wants more energy. Remedial yoga teacher and  trainer, Lyn Keogh, shows how awareness of the concept
of qi can help you achieve it.

 

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Attachment

Nancy Jackson discusses how self-inquiry reveals what’s behind emotional bonds, and presents choices for change.

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40 Days in the Yoga Desert

Suvi Mahonen speaks to Marty Vids about his experience of doing 40 consecutive days of yoga classes to transform
his body – and learns how it changed his mind as well.

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In Conversation with the Venerable Robina Courtin

Buddhist nun, Robina Courtin, shares with AYL’s Elizabeth Egan her thoughts on our attachment to social media.

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A Guiding Light

Living in darkness can be frightening and confronting, but for many visually impaired people yoga is creating a pathway of support.

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Who is Hanuman?

Half man and half monkey, Hanuman is an inspiration for those who seek to connect to the universal heart of love
and devotion.

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Mentor/Mentee – Which will you be?

Senior AYL writer, Peggy Hailstone, investigates the  potential of a practice and philosophy that’s made a massive comeback.

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Yoga after a Stroke

Tereza Crvenkovic explains how Iyengar Yoga has been a useful tool in her recovery after suffering a major stroke.

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My Life as a Yogi

Lynette Dickinson describes her journey as a yoga teacher and contemplates a return to the corporate world with all
its restraints.

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Yoga News – Ananda Marga

The story of a spiritual teacher Shrii Sarkar and the accomplishments of his organisation Ananda Marga.

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30 Salamba Sirsasana II – 3 Point Headstand

Peter Scott explains this advanced pose and how to execute it with awareness and safety.

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Natarajasana – Vinyasa Sequence

Enjoy this sequence of Natarajasana (Dancer’s Pose) with Abbey Chapman

Regular features

This Yoga Life Is yoga suitable for all ages?

Rashida shares her experience of teaching yoga to seniors.

 

Tapas

Is there any scientific basis to the idea of moving Kundalini up the spine? 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

Enjoy these delicious fuss free recipes that restore, rejuvenate and revive.

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.